Green Building

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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.
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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.
Throne Speech pledges to build back better from COVID-19

Canadian Property Management

Throne Speech pledges to build back better

Infrastructure investment and climate risk mitigation are key to the Canadian government’s goal to create one million jobs and rebound from the economic slump of COVID-19.
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REMI Network

BILD awards celebrate industry excellence

The Building Industry and Land Development Association handed out awards during a virtual event last week celebrating 40 years of industry leadership.
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Design Quarterly

CaGBC reveals Green Building Award winners

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has announced the winners of the 2020 Green Building Excellence Awards.
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REMI Network

Scotia Plaza marks zero carbon building milestone

Scotia Plaza's 40 King St. West building in Toronto has become the largest certified zero carbon building in Canada at more than 1.5 million square feet.
Building an organic smart building from the bottom up could be easier than a top-down model

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Open protocols could nurture organic smart city

Abandonment of the Sidewalk Labs project proposed for Toronto is unfortunate, but it serves as an important lesson that building a smart city from the top down is hard.
LEED Platinum


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
LEED Platinum

REMI Network

Condo is LEED Platinum first for Toronto

Aqualina at Bayside is the first high-rise condo in Toronto to earn LEED Platinum certification.
REALPAC answers call for a real estate sector cultural influencer

Canadian Property Management

Oxford Properties a USGBC leadership honouree

The awards are bestowed to individuals and organizations that have advanced sustainable principles and practices in design, management, operations and community building, while serving as role models and resources for their peers.
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Canadian Property Management

NRCan provides funding for TRCA’s new building

The funding is contributed as part of Natural Resources Canada’s Green Construction Through Wood (GCWood) program, which aims to encourage greater use of wood in construction projects.

REMI Network

CaGBC honours green building leaders

The awards recognize individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding industry leadership and who have made significant contributions to the CaGBC’s mission and goals in advancing green building in Canada.
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REMI Network

CaGBC launches initiative to encourage data transparency

According to CaGBC public energy disclosure is in its "infancy" in Canada.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Okanagan College building certified LEED Platinum

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) recently awarded Okanagan College its second LEED Platinum certification for its new trades building in Kelowna.

REMI Network

Canada ranked second for LEED certified projects

The Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED list recognizes markets outside of the U.S. that use LEED's green building program, created by U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

REMI Network

CaGBC addresses zero carbon skills gap in construction industry

A new report by Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) provides an action plan to close zero carbon skills gap in Ontario's construction industry.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

The Co-operators aims for new WELL-certified HQ

The Co-operators plans to pursue WELL Certification making it the first insurance and financial services company to target this certification for a new building in Canada.