Site C

Construction Business

B.C. government will move forward with Site C

The controversial Site C hydroelectric dam in B.C., now pegged at $10.7 billion, will be allowed to complete, avoiding adding billions in debt.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Thermal metering regulations coming to Canada

While oversight of electricity and gas metering has been in place for quite some time, thermal metering has remained unchecked in Canada. But not for long.
energy efficiency

REMI Network

Cascades unveils new sustainable action plan

Cascades has unveiled its four-year Sustainable Development Plan, set to roll out from 2016 to 2020.

Canadian Property Management

Financing High-Rise Energy Retrofits

In January 2014, the City of Toronto introduced a program to help support energy efficiency and water conservation improvements in rental apartment buildings. The High-rise

Construction Business

Harnessing waste heat

According to the law of conservation of energy, “energy cannot be created or destroyed”. It can, however, be wasted. In buildings, useful energy is frequently
CBRE survey

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Cogeneration sparks apartment sector interest

Cogeneration in Canada is no longer just for hospitals and industrial facilities—multi-residential property owners are beginning to take note of this energy savings technology, too.

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Ontario releases cap-and-trade program details

On November 16, 2015, Ontario’s MOECC posted details about Ontario’s proposed greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system to the Environmental Registry.
Energy benchmarking in Canada

Construction Business

Energy code compliance

Energy standards in North America have been around for a very long time, but the new switched receptacle control requirement is stirring up controversy.

Design Quarterly

District energy key to reducing GHG emissions

The concept of district energy has gained new interest after being identified as a key measure towards helping cities significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

REMI Network

Enercare acquires Triacta Power Technologies

Enercare Connections Inc., has acquired Triacta Power Technologies, which designs and manufactures advanced, utility-grade energy management meters.

REMI Network

Canada and India plot future energy goals

Ministers for Canada and India met last week to discuss the growth of Canadian investments in India’s energy technologies.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

How to achieve energy efficiency in 2015

Achieving energy efficiency in multi-residential properties is the new normal. With the cost of utilities rising, apartment owners are benefitting more than ever by finding new ways to save.
Energy benchmarking in Canada

Construction Business

Energy benchmarking in Canada

Energy benchmarking can play a key role in the market transformation of the built environment, and soon mandatory energy disclosure will be an important tool.

Construction Business

B.C. approves $8.7 billion Site C Dam

Construction of the $8.7 billion Site C Dam in B.C. will begin in summer 2015 and will provide approximately 10,000 direct construction jobs. In making

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Markham’s energy-focused Buttonville project

A couple years from now, construction workers will put shovels to ground as they build a whole new urban community on what was once a

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Edmonton’s ‘world-class’ sustainable agenda

Once the first licensed airfield in Canada, workers at the Blatchford development site in Edmonton, Alberta are now prepping the ground for what is hoped

REMI Network

OPG unveils new Darlington Energy Complex

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) recently unveiled its newly refurbished Darlington Energy Complex as part of a mid-year project to replace major reactor components and upgrade