LEED

TRCA Toronto and Region Conservation Authority NRCan

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.
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Canadian Property Management

Toronto Region Board of Trade relocating to Queens Quay

The 25-storey office building which features approximately 690,000 square feet of Class "AAA" space, is the first phase of Menkes' mixed-use community – Sugar Wharf.
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REMI Network

Diamond Schmitt wins SCUP Excellence award

Diamond Schmitt Architects wins a SCUP Excellence in Architecture Award for Lazaridis Hall at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont.
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REMI Network

Global green building activity continues to rise

Recent industry research shows green building in 19 countries is poised for strong, rapid growth over the next three years.
L’Oréal Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

L’Oréal Canada celebrates 60 years with new HQ

L’Oréal Canada is celebrating its 60th anniversary this fall by inaugurating its newly redesigned 117,000 square foot head office in downtown Montreal.
LEED v4 milestone

Canadian Facility Management & Design

LEED v4.1 to focus on performance outcomes

LEED v4.1 O+M’s updates focus on performance outcomes, and not on prescriptive measures to improve performance.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

SNC-Lavalin, EllisDon to jointly manage new Toronto courthouse facility

SNC-Lavalin has partnered with EllisDon Facilities Inc. on the facility management for the new Toronto courthouse project.
GBCI Canada

REMI Network

GBCI Canada opens in second largest market for LEED

GBCI and the CaGBC have formed GBCI Canada to accelerate green building market transformation and impact in Canada.
co-working space

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Focus on workplace wellness elevates ergonomics

There is a natural role for ergonomics to play in workplace interventions as organizations increasingly look to improve employee well-being, says Lucy Hart.
ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

REMI Network

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager updates to affect LEED projects

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager updates will change the performance of buildings under the LEED Canada EB:O&M 2009 rating system.
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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.
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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.
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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.