Sustainability

Green Squared

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Green Squared recommended for federal purchasing

Green Squared has been added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing.
Rogers Place

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Rogers Place scores green, sets stadium standard

Opening a brand new facility is no easy feat, especially one like Rogers Place, the first LEED Silver-certified NHL facility in Canada.
Green Hospital

REMI Network

Green Hospital Scorecard results to roll out soon

Ontario-based hospitals are currently filling out the Green Hospital Scorecard—a sustainable benchmarking tool that will soon go national.
innovative building design

Canadian Property Management

Canada fosters innovative building design

Two Canadian facilities are 2017 winners of ASHRAE Technology Awards for innovative building design that enables sustainable and energy-efficient operations.
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.
Energy efficient

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Reducing maintenance costs with energy efficiency

Simple energy efficient measures in a facility can significantly lower costs related to maintenance and operations.
Green Building Product of the Year

REMI Network

Call for Canada’s Green Building Product of the Year

The submission process is now open for the 2017 CaGBC Green Building Product of the Year Award.
Sander Paul Van Tongeren

REMI Network

GRESB appoints Sander Paul Van Tongeren new managing director

GRESB has named Sander Paul Van Tongeren as its new managing director.
commercial real estate

Canadian Property Management

Top 14 stories to watch in 2017

Last year, the commercial real estate industry faced a number of diverse challenges and successes that are expected to develop throughout 2017. Here, REMI’s award-winning
LEED v4

REMI Network

USGBC awards first LEED v4 ID+C: Retail certification in U.S.

Kohler Signature is the first company in the U.S. to receive LEED v4 Interior Design + Construction: Retail certification.
real estate investment decisions

Canadian Property Management

A primer for real estate investment decisions

Climate volatility, energy costs and a growing backlog of required capital expenditure are projected to drive real estate investment decisions in the near and long term.
property managers

Canadian Property Management

Changing market challenges property managers

A recent PM Expo seminar elaborated on changing market conditions and how they will affect future property managers in an increasingly technical field.
BREEAM

REMI Network

WELL and BREEAM standards to unite

The WELL Building Standard is aligning with BREEAM to make it easier for projects pursuing both standards.
property managers

REMI Network

Transforming property managers into high performers

Developing and managing high-performing real estate assets, while reducing the consumption of natural resources is now an industry expectation.
Waterdown Library and Civic Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Library facility reads like ‘fragment’ of its landscape

The new Waterdown Library and Civic Centre is designed to read like a ‘fragment’ of the Niagara Escarpment over which it cantilevers.
rsz_1jon_douglas_nov_2015_grayscale

Canadian Property Management

Jon Douglas joins Menkes Developments

Bringing 10 years of experience in project management and sustainability consulting to his new responsibilities, Jon will identify strategic priorities and oversee the implementation of sustainable practices and standards.
living wall

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Living walls cultivate air quality and wellbeing

Living walls are becoming increasingly popular in retail, institutional, office and residential interior spaces, and for good reason.