Green Building

zero carbon

Canadian Property Management

Inside the Zero Carbon Building Standard

The CaGBC is working to spearhead the next evolution of green building with the launch of its Zero Carbon Building Standard.
skyscraper

REMI Network

Skyscraper construction due for radical change

Skyscrapers command skylines around the globe and are slowly evolving to meet the demands for better efficiency and sustainability.
wool insulation

REMI Network

Sheep’s wool insulation seen as sustainable option

Wool insulation, made from the remnants of sheering sheep, is increasingly finding its way into commercial and residential buildings.
green roofs

REMI Network

Toronto installs most green roofs in 2016

Toronto installed the most green roofs in 2016, followed by Chicago, Washington D.C., and Seattle.
LEED

REMI Network

Stantec office is Manitoba’s 100th LEED certified project

Stantec's Winnipeg office earned the LEED Gold for Commercial Interiors certification on June 27.
net zero

REMI Network

Green projects join CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building Pilot Program

CaGBC has picked a diverse set of 16 green building projects across Canada to participate in a two-year pilot of its Zero Carbon Building Standard.
net positive energy office

Canadian Property Management

Net positive energy office set to rise in Waterloo

In Waterloo, Ontario, workers are installing wells for a geo-exchange system that will heat and cool a new net positive energy office development.
Rogers Place

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Rogers Place scores green, sets stadium standard

Opening a brand new facility is no easy feat, especially one like Rogers Place, the first LEED Silver-certified NHL facility in Canada.
LEED registered projects

REMI Network

LEED registered projects in Canada now exceed one billion square feet

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) says LEED registered projects in Canada now total more than one billion square feet.
Green Building Product of the Year

REMI Network

Call for Canada’s Green Building Product of the Year

The submission process is now open for the 2017 CaGBC Green Building Product of the Year Award.
LEED v4

REMI Network

Ottawa tower earns first LEED v4 O+M certification

Blackwood Partners Inc. has earned Canada’s first LEED v4 certification, earning Gold under the LEED O+M: Existing Buildings rating system.
LEED Fellow

REMI Network

First woman in Quebec awarded LEED Fellow

Josée Lupien, LEED AP BD+C & ID+C, is now the first woman in Quebec awarded the status of LEED Fellow, a title of prestigious distinction in the sustainable building industry.
Breakthrough technology

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Breakthrough technology eases risk management

Energy storage, phase-change materials and carbon dioxide refrigerant exemplify the diversity of products that can have bearing on how buildings use resources, discharge waste and function in both normal and adverse conditions.
Healthier buildings

REMI Network

Healthier buildings drive bottom line: report

Business benefits are driving investments in healthier buildings, according to a recent report from the CaGBC and Dodge Data & Analytics.
green properties

Canadian Property Management

Retail results tinge green properties in Q2

Green properties account for slightly less than 29 per cent of assets in the total REALpac/IPD Canada property index, but, with a value of $67.3 billion, equate to 48.6 per cent of its capital value.
greener buildings

Canadian Property Management

Greener buildings in a changing marketplace

How Oxford delivered considerable financial benefits across its portfolio as a result of its commitment to greener buildings, sustainability and LEED.
REMI

REMI Network

Q2 shows growth for LEED v4 registration

LEED v4 registration was up during Q2, with four new projects registering under the latest version of the rating system,