Net-zero

SAIT partnership

Construction Business

SAIT partnership builds new zero carbon cottage

A new Zero Carbon Cottage is now under construction in CottageClub at Ghost Lake, Alberta under a SAIT partnership.
clean energy

Construction Business

B.C. new clean energy centre receives funding

The new B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy will receive $105 million in funding by the province, the federal government, and Shell Canada.
emissions accountability

Construction Business

Canada passes net-zero emissions accountability bill

The Canadian government has officially passed The Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act (Bill C-12). It marks the first time a Canadian government has legislated emissions
oshawa

REMI Network

800-home community in Oshawa has green ambitions

The Heights of Harmony in North Oshawa’s Kedron neighbourhood will bring a mix of townhomes and single-family dwellings to Ontario's fastest-growing city by 2023. 
net zero

REMI Network

Reaching net zero in the age of COVID-19

Optimizing ventilation and air handling systems is key to achieving net zero energy performance goals.
Community buildings targeted for retrofits

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Community buildings targeted for retrofit funds

Two distinct, but complementary new federal programs promise funds for community buildings. Both are focused on meeting GHG reduction targets and are aligned with a pledge to invest $15 billion to address climate change and boost the green economy.
SAIT partnership

CondoBusiness

Digging into the coming geothermal boom

While the relevance of geothermal has been percolating for years, the buzz is that more developers are starting to pay attention.
carbon neutrality

Design Quarterly

Stantec commits to carbon neutrality and net zero

Stantec pledges to carbon neutrality by 2022 as a first step in achieving net-zero operations by 2030 across its entire global footprint.
permacity

Design Quarterly

Permacity: the next generation buildings

A2M shared their vision for the future of architecture – a concept called the permacity – at the Buildex architecture keynote in Vancouver.
retail plaza

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canada invests in deep energy retrofits at Edmonton residence

The Government of Canada announced it is investing $2.5 million towards clean energy upgrades at 59 Sundance Housing Co-operative in Edmonton.
benchmarking

CondoBusiness

Canada funds first net-zero multi-res building in London

The Government of Canada is investing $3.9 million toward the construction of Canada’s first net-zero, mixed-use, multi-unit residential building in London.
building code

Canadian Property Management

Keeping up with the Building Code

As Canada moves to adopt a “net-zero energy ready” model by 2030, changes to the National Building Code will hold new property constructions and retrofits to more stringent energy usage guidelines.
carbon

Construction Business

B.C. releases CleanBC to achieve climate targets

The Government of British Columbia has released its CleanBC, developed as a pathway to achieve the province’s legislated climate targets.
green loan

Design Quarterly

Competition for most energy-efficient design ideas

Designers, builders and developers are being challenged to make energy-efficient buildings more affordable for British Columbians.
Canada's big three cities

Canadian Property Management

Canada’s big three cities affirm net zero goal

The mayors of Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver are among leaders of 19 major world cities aspiring for net zero carbon emissions across their urban building portfolios by 2050.
zero carbon zcb

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Moving toward a zero carbon economy

In a changing world where “zero carbon” is the ultimate goal in building design, can retrofits alone make Canada’s aging apartment stock sustainable?
infrastructure climate

Design Quarterly

Is Passive House a panacea for the environment?

Interest in the Passive House standard has increased significantly in the last two to three years throughout North America and especially in Western Canada.