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Construction Business

Soprema Canada commits to a 71% GHG reduction

Soprema Canada is committing to reduce its GHG emissions by 71 per cent while decreasing their intensity 50 per cent by the year 2030.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New program supports low-carbon innovation in Ontario

GreenON, a new program from the Green Ontario Fund, is supporting industries to reduce GHG pollution from their facilities or manufacturing processes.
Allied offers $600 million in debentures, in line with its green financing framework

Design Quarterly

B.C. steps towards net zero

Net zero has long been used to describe the highest performing buildings – an objective in the building industry to reduce its environmental footprint.
Edmonton low carbon future

Canadian Property Management

Edmonton leads transition to low carbon future

Reducing GHG emissions in commercial buildings is a critical component of Edmonton’s transition to a low carbon, sustainable energy future.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario funds local projects to reduce GHG pollution

Ontario is investing up to $100 million in local projects that aim to reduce GHG pollution by launching a program for municipalities across the province.
Zero Carbon Building Standard

REMI Network

CaGBC to launch Zero Carbon Building Standard

CaGBC unveiled new framework that outlines necessary components for zero carbon buildings, and says it will soon launch a Zero Carbon Building Standard.
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Canadian Property Management

Cool Roofs for a Hot Planet

Cool roofs have replaced traditional asphalt roofing, which was the norm for decades thanks to there being little concern for insulation and heat loss.
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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.

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Ontario awaits guidelines for offset credits

Designated greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters in Ontario are combing through the finalized rules for the pending cap-and-trade system, including various formulas for calculating the allotment of free emission allowances.

REMI Network

B.C. invests in multi-res EV charging stations

The B.C. government plans to expand and upgrade public and residential EV charging infrastructure.

REMI Network

B.C. enforces GHG reporting and compliance act

As of January 1, 2016, the new Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act (GGIRCA) is expected to be enforced in British Columbia.

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.