Green Building

green building

REMI Network

Industry pact supports upskilling amid green building transition

An industry pact focuses on continuing education among building operations and maintenance workers in the EU as demand for sustainable operations accelerates.
Global energy appetite eats up efficiency gains

Canadian Property Management

Global energy appetite eats up efficiency gains

The global buildings sector made some headway in curbing its energy appetite and output of greenhouse gas emissions last year, but is still off-pace to achieve the International Energy Agency's targets.
ERTH

REMI Network

Empire Communities acquires green building initiative ERTH

The new green building initiative focuses on a commitment to offer more sustainable and healthier homes and community features.
Deep retrofit logistics trip up on key products

Canadian Property Management

Deep retrofit logistics trip up on key products

Few of the existing building technologies projected to help dramatically curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have yet conquered their market categories
CAGBC brand

Design Quarterly

CAGBC brand undergoes new look

The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) brand has gone through a major refresh as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.
Net-zero capacity building funds pledged in budget

Canadian Property Management

Budget allocates for net-zero capacity building

The buildings sector is tapped to be the flow-through recipient of more than $706 million in federal funding for research, policy development, pilot projects, preparedness studies and design work.
waterless urinals

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Waterless urinals market expected to grow in next decade

The predicted market growth of 10 per cent, led by North America, is attributed to factors such as the desire to enhance green building.
LEED

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

6 changes in LEED and the future of green cleaning

Later this year, U.S. Green Building Council members will be voting on six changes to LEED cleaning credits.
climate change

Canadian Property Management

Real estate could reap climate action dividends

The global urgency for climate action has an upside companion in global opportunities for strategic investment that could improve people’s lives and yield sustainable returns.
Green Seal

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Green Seal launches LEED-compliant certification

The paint certification meets LEED v4/4.1 criteria and qualifies products for Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly badge.
CaGBC awards

Construction Business

CaGBC reveals Green Building Excellence winners

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has announced the winners of the 2021 CAGBC Awards.
emissions

Canadian Facility Management & Design

The future of green building is retrofit

With the right market signals and incentives, Canada can create a retrofit economy now that would yield skilled jobs for the Canadian economy, operational savings from energy and carbon reduction and better, healthier buildings for Canadians.
Mass retrofit model set for low-rise trial

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Community buildings targeted for retrofit funds

Two distinct, but complementary new federal programs promise funds for community buildings. Both are focused on meeting GHG reduction targets and are aligned with a pledge to invest $15 billion to address climate change and boost the green economy.
IcGG requirements

Construction Business

New roadmap for navigating IgCC requirements

ASHRAE and the International Code Council have collaborated on a users’ manual to support understanding and interpretation of the 2018 International Green Construction Code.
Fast Epp

Construction Business

Fast + Epp receives funding for mass timber office

Vancouver structural engineering firm, Fast + Epp has received federal funding for construction of their four-storey mass timber head office.
IcGG requirements

Construction Business

CaGBC reports on green building market impacts

Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) released a new report that shows the potential of a green recovery that prioritizes green building.
green building

REMI Network

Grant applications open for Elaina’s Sustainability Fund

Elaina's Sustainability Fund, by the Institute of Real Estate Management Foundation, is now accepting applications for funding to support green real estate management initiatives.