LEED

resilient design

Design Quarterly

USGBC adopts building resilient rating standard

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has formally adopted RELi, a building resilience rating standard, which will soon become a global rating system.
ergonomic

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ergonomic workstations help Montreal campus earn LEED Silver

Ergonomic and height adjustable workstations are among the features that helped ABB Campus Montreal recently earn LEED Silver certification.
The Exchange

REMI Network

Canada’s first LEED Platinum heritage conversion opens

Credit Suisse Asset Management and Vancouver-based Swissreal Investments officially opened The Exchange office tower yesterday.
LEED

REMI Network

USGBC releases LEED in Motion: Transportation report

Study focuses on industry growth in the green building sector for transportation facilities like airport terminal buildings bus centers and more.
zero waste

REMI Network

Simon Fraser University closer to becoming zero waste

Simon Fraser University is another step closer to becoming a zero-waste university, with Shrum Chemistry now one of its most energy efficient buildings.
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.
CIBC Square

REMI Network

CIBC Square begins to rise on Bay Street

Work has begun on CIBC Square, a major office development expected to boast the largest floor plates in downtown Toronto once it’s completed.
21W20

CondoBusiness

Luxury Manhattan condo first to be WELL-certified

21W20, a new luxury condominium located in New York City, is the world’s first residential project to be certified under the WELL Building Standard.
synthetic grass

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

A healthy case for maintaining synthetic grass

New plant-based innovations in synthetic grass respond to changing forces in the market like changing weather patterns and wellbeing.
green bond

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario green bond to fund sustainable infrastructure

Ontario recently issued its third green bond, raising $800 million to help fund clean transportation and environmentally friendly infrastructure.
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.
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.
pilot credit

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Sustainable tiles now quality for LEED Pilot Credit

Green Squared certified products now qualify to contribute toward a LEED Pilot Credit by the USGBC as a certified multi-attribute product or material.
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.
University District

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Calgary’s University District gets LEED Platinum

Calgary’s University District is the largest residential project in Canadian history to earn LEED Platinum certification for Neighbourhood Development.
McMaster

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Diamond Schmitt redesigns McMaster facility

Diamond Schmitt plans to renovate and equip 20,000 square feet within the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre to accommodate engineering facilities.