Energy Management

thermal energy

REMI Network

The Well to anchor thermal energy system expansion

The Well will anchor the expansion of Enwave’s deep lake water cooling and hot water distribution networks with the installation of a below-grade thermal energy storage facility.
energy reporting

CondoBusiness

Condos look for energy reporting loopholes

Some condo boards in Ontario are looking for loopholes to a coming energy reporting requirement, but there are none for large buildings captured by the regulation.
energy audit

CondoBusiness

Finding more savings through energy audits

Energy experts can help condo corporations identify more complex savings opportunities through an energy audit.
ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

REMI Network

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager updates to affect LEED projects

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager updates will change the performance of buildings under the LEED Canada EB:O&M 2009 rating system.
retail

Canadian Property Management

Energizing mixed retail space

Increased urbanization and the demand for convenience has made it more common for retailers, restaurants and office spaces to operate under one roof.
LEED Platinum

REMI Network

One York earns record-breaking LEED Platinum score

One York Street has achieved LEED Platinum certification, earning 89 points, the highest score ever awarded to a Toronto building.
ergonomic

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ergonomic workstations help Montreal campus earn LEED Silver

Ergonomic and height adjustable workstations are among the features that helped ABB Campus Montreal recently earn LEED Silver certification.
backup power

CondoBusiness

The Grange meets new backup power guidelines in Toronto first

The City of Toronto today acknowledged the Grange condo as the first multi-residential building to meet its new guidelines for backup power.
Long Term Energy Plan

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Long Term Energy Plan reframes CDM incentive

Ontario's newly released provincial Long Term Energy Plan, now updated to replace the 2013 version, rescinds favoured status for combined heat and power systems that rely on fossil fuels.
Global Adjustment costs

Canadian Property Management

Class B Global Adjustment costs up for review

The newly released 2017 update to Ontario's Long Term Energy Plan hints at future relief for commercial electricity customers currently carrying a disproportionate share of Global Adjustment costs.
energy-efficiency-solutions

Canadian Property Management

Don’t be overwhelmed by energy projects

Making the right investment decision is critical for many building owners and managers, who face budget constraints and changing regulations.
portal to innovation

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Maintenance deemed a portal to innovation

Senior real estate executives reflected on evolving building technology as part of the kick-off to BOMEX 2017, earlier this fall in Toronto.
Energy storage

Canadian Property Management

Energy storage enables low-carbon power

Industry insiders speaking at the Energy Storage Canada conference in Toronto celebrated technological advances, but stressed that viable, steady revenue will be needed to propel the technology into the mainstream.
window

Canadian Facility Management & Design

A sound alternative to window replacement

Hospitality-specific soundproofing solutions address the primary culprits of noise ingress — windows and patio doors — to cut external noise, without replacement or major renovation.
sub-meter

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Advanced sub-metering digs deep

Facility operators and management are beginning to recognize the opportunity to combine sub-metering with software that analyzes energy data in real time.
hydro service cut

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Quebec landlords resist swift hydro service cut

Hydro-Québec proposes a website-based registry in place of formally notifying property owners seven days in advance of terminating tenants' contracts.
utilities

CondoBusiness

Better manage utilities in multi-res buildings

With mixed-use communities on the rise, sub-metering is more relevant than ever. It allocates utility costs to shared areas and units based on consumption.