energy efficiency

LEED Platinum

CondoBusiness

Energy efficiency powers condo to LEED Platinum

Perched on the edge of the waterfront, south of the Distillery District near Sugar Beach, Toronto’s first LEED Platinum high-rise condo stands in the Bayside
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Canadian Property Management

B.C. pilot project benchmarks carbon emissions

Four British Columbia Lower Mainland cities have launched a pilot project designed to help building owners and managers to benchmark carbon emissions.
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Canadian Property Management

Free program helps BC landlords save energy, water and money

FortisBC’s Rental Apartment Efficiency Program helps landlords with energy efficiency in their buildings, saving water and energy.
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REMI Network

How to make laundry practices more eco-friendly

It takes a lot of resources to get linens clean. How can businesses make their laundry practices more sustainable and reap the associated benefits?
Edmonton facilities

REMI Network

Edmonton facilities get energy efficiency upgrade

Mitchell Transit Garage and Westwood Fleet Services will now operate with a much lower ecological footprint.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

The benefits of ergonomic LED task lighting

Recent research into the use of task lighting has provided evidence that incorporating positionable light sources in individual workspaces provides valuable benefits.
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Construction Business

B.C. unveils CleanBC Government Buildings Program

B.C. government buildings will become smarter and more energy efficient with the province's new CleanBC Government Buildings Program.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada invests $277M in Arthur Meighen Building

The project will transform the building into an energy efficient, low-carbon asset, cutting its annual greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80 per cent.
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REMI Network

ASHRAE publishes energy guideline for historic buildings

The guideline provides comprehensive and detailed descriptions of the processes and procedures for the retrofitting of historic buildings to achieve greater measured efficiency.
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CondoBusiness

Canada funds first net-zero multi-res building in London

The Government of Canada is investing $3.9 million toward the construction of Canada’s first net-zero, mixed-use, multi-unit residential building in London.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Opportunities, threats and next steps for the transformer industry

The transformer industry is a vital component of our electrical system. With good prospects for the industry’s growth, the challenge is not only to expand investment but to extend support
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REMI Network

ASHRAE addresses natural resources at the House of Commons

ASHRAE President Sheila J. Hayter and President-elect Darryl K. Boyce testified before the Standing Committee on Natural Resources at the House of Commons of Canada on Nov. 20, 2018.
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Design Quarterly

Competition for most energy-efficient design ideas

Designers, builders and developers are being challenged to make energy-efficient buildings more affordable for British Columbians.
power quality

Canadian Property Management

Solving Issues with Electrical System Power Quality

Shortly after a Canadian hospital invested in an energy-efficiency upgrade, the facility began experiencing significant issues with its critical equipment.
Beacon Hill Park

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New LED lighting for Beacon Hill Park in Quebec

To enhance its sports and recreational facilities and save energy, the city of Beaconsfield, Que., recently replaced the lighting at Beacon Hill Park.
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REMI Network

Alberta school district gets energy efficient overhaul

East Central Alberta Catholic Schools will be working with Johnson Controls on district-wide infrastructure upgrades.
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REMI Network

New industrial rebates for energy savings in Alberta

Alberta has added several industrial-specific rebates to its Energy Efficiency Alberta’s Business Non-Profit and Institutional Energy Savings Program.