Sustainability

Okanagan College

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Okanagan College building certified LEED Platinum

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) recently awarded Okanagan College its second LEED Platinum certification for its new trades building in Kelowna.
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REMI Network

CIBC Mellon’s One York Street certified LEED Gold

CIBC Mellon’s office at One York Street, located in Toronto’s South Core financial district, has achieved LEED Gold certification by the Canada Green Building Council
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

BGIS receives ISSA Canada Environmental Stewardship Award

The ISSA Canada Environmental Stewardship Award recognizes and honours organizations committed to environmental management and dedication to the value of clean.
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REMI Network

Canada ranked second for LEED certified projects

The Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED list recognizes markets outside of the U.S. that use LEED's green building program, created by U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
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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.
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Canadian Property Management

City of Mississauga recognized for energy conservation efforts

The City of Mississauga has been recognized with multiple energy awards for 2018 for its energy conservation and innovative efforts.
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REMI Network

BOMA BEST certifies first building In Mexico

The BOMA BEST Sustainable Buildings Certification program is dedicated to assisting property managers and building operators improve their buildings’ environmental performance.
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CondoBusiness

Minto Communities’ 30Roe awarded LEED Gold

30Roe, Minto Communities’ fully occupied condominium project located in Toronto, has achieved LEED Gold certification by the Canada Green Building Council.
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REMI Network

IEHA adds waste audit to sustainability certification

IEHA announced its Sustainability Professional (SP) Credential now requires applicants to demonstrate practical competencies in waste management.
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Canadian Property Management

Climate change first responders speak out

Engineers and physicians underscore some of the most worrisome vulnerabilities they see, framed through the lens of their professional concerns and responsibilities for public health and safety.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Interest in zero carbon buildings on the rise

After one year of operation, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)’s Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Program has marked several milestones.
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Canadian Property Management

Real estate primed for low-carbon vanguard

Canada's Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance suggests there is more untapped opportunity than coordinated action in a market grappling with emerging imperatives for climate-related financial disclosure and integrating ESG measures.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

A safer melting product

Facility managers have been attracted to liquid ice melt/de-ice products in recent years largely because they are much easier to apply.
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REMI Network

GBCI Canada announces first Parksmart certifications

Oxford Properties’ Yorkdale Shopping Centre’s Parkade G achieved Parksmart certification at the Pioneer level and Yorkdale’s Parkade E achieved Parksmart Bronze.
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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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REMI Network

Bow Valley College wins AASHE sustainability award

Bow Valley College has been awarded a campus sustainability achievement award by The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). It's the only Canadian post-secondary institution to win the international award.
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REMI Network

IEHA launches new sustainability certification

IEHA, a division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, announced the launch of its new Sustainability Professional (SP) credential.