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REMI Network

ASHRAE publishes energy guideline for historic buildings

The guideline provides comprehensive and detailed descriptions of the processes and procedures for the retrofitting of historic buildings to achieve greater measured efficiency.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Renovating your apartment: Is it worth it?

Renovations or retrofits to an investment property that increase rents and/or decrease operating costs may also increase a property’s value. Cost and value, however, are not synonymous, and not all renovations are as profitable as one might expect.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

A New Age for Sustainable Projects

Industry trends point to a renewed focus on sustainable projects in development, both to the benefit of owner budgets and tenant comfort.
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CondoBusiness

Retrofitting with Triple-Glazed Windows

Proposed changes to the Ontario Building Code will create opportunity for more energy efficient building products, such as triple-glazed windows.
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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.
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Canadian Property Management

Understanding code creep

Understanding code creep and why Canadian property owners need to be aware of foreign, just as much as local policy when it comes to tenant
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Canadian Property Management

Financing High-Rise Energy Retrofits

In January 2014, the City of Toronto introduced a program to help support energy efficiency and water conservation improvements in rental apartment buildings. The High-rise