Certification

WiredScore certification

Canadian Facility Management & Design

WiredScore certification to launch in Canada

Proponents and early adopters suggest the program can provide simplified credibility for landlords and simplified assurance for tenants via a formal third-party building assessment and an easily decipherable rating system that is tied to rigorous criteria.
WELL Certification

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Teknion showroom earns WELL certification

Teknion Corporation is the first manufacturer in the world to receive WELL certification at the silver level under WELL v1 for its downtown Toronto showroom.
Humber River Hospital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Humber River Hospital certified LEED Gold

Humber River Hospital has announced that it recently achieved LEED Gold certification through the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).
21W20

CondoBusiness

Luxury Manhattan condo first to be WELL-certified

21W20, a new luxury condominium located in New York City, is the world’s first residential project to be certified under the WELL Building Standard.
Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre earns LEED Gold

Hamilton Health Sciences’ new Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre, has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.
WELL Certification

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Teknion showrooms pursue WELL Certification

Teknion has announced it is pursuing WELL Certification for its New York and Toronto showrooms through the WELL Building Standard.
Fair Housing Plan

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Seneca opens engineering training centre

The Ontario government recently celebrated the opening of the Mechatronics Simulation and Demonstration Centre at Seneca College. This innovative facility is the first of its
LEED Silver

Canadian Facility Management & Design

OLG Casino Brantford achieves LEED Silver

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) recently announced OLG Casino Brantford has achieved LEED Silver certification from the Canada Green Building Council. The facility
restructuring

REMI Network

IREM introduces affordable green certification

Due to hundreds of office, retail and multifamily properties unable to achieve LEED certification, IREM has launched an affordable alternative.
REMI

REMI Network

Study finds green certified buildings ‘outperform’

Results from a pioneering study examining the correlation between improved property performance and green building certification were recently released.
environmental performance

Building Strategies & Sustainability

BOMA BESt results show performance gains

BOMA BESt participants demonstrate long-term commitment to the environmental performance assessment program with a flurry of building re-certifications in 2014.
Green building

Canadian Apartment Magazine

MURB sector favours alternative to BOMA BESt

Ontario's Certified Rental Building program adds green standards, while BOMA BESt's multi-residential participation rate declines.
parking lot

REMI Network

Green Garage Certification launches

Property and facility managers now have access to a new certification program recognizing high standards in sustainable parking facilities. The Green Parking Council (GPC), a
target

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Extended phase-in for new LEED certification

LEED proponents will now have an extra 16 months to register projects under current criteria before the more rigorous LEED version 4 becomes mandatory in November 2016.