Sustainability

new energy future

Canadian Property Management

21st century grid heralds a new energy future

Data will be the golden key in the new energy future, and any company with an interest in data is already thinking about this energy future.
Canadian Open

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canadian Open makes sustainability leader board

Although a home grown champion continued to elude the Canadian Open, the PGA Tour tournament could boast carbon neutral status for a seventh consecutive year.
well-being

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Amenities key to promoting occupant well-being

Health and wellness-promoting amenities are no longer just nice-to-have perks in sustainable office buildings — increasingly, employees are demanding them.
GHG reduction

Canadian Facility Management & Design

A smart business case for GHG reduction

Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.
OHBA Awards of Distinction housing excellence

REMI Network

Winners of 2017 Ontario Green Health Care Awards announced

The winners of the 2017 Ontario Green Health Care Awards were announced on Tuesday. Award recipients were determined by selecting the top performing facilities from
solar panels

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Mississauga tests the waters with solar panels

The City of Mississauga is testing the waters with solar panels as a supplemental heat source for its busiest — and highest utility-consuming — outdoor pool this summer.
dismantling cap and trade

Canadian Property Management

Costs of dismantling cap and trade queried

Several prominent business leaders and professionals are expressing disappointment, and projecting billions of dollars in direct losses and forgone economic development.
2017-18 ASHRAE term

Canadian Property Management

Canadians earn plaudits for 2017-18 ASHRAE term

The Society's annual conference offered a slate of technical seminars, while attendees also celebrated the year's achievements and ushered in the new executive officers for 2018-19.
sustainableprojectsRJC

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.
climate risk

Canadian Property Management

Climate risk serves up shocks and stressors

Measures to avoid or minimize flood damage and prepare for long-term power outages now rank among the most cost-effective design decisions and capital investments that building owners/managers can make.
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REMI Network

Sustainability achievements honoured at LEAP Awards

HOOPP paid homage to those on its Canadian real estate portfolio for excellence in sustainability, energy performance and technology innovation.
quebec

REMI Network

BOMA Quebec launches Building Energy Challenge

BOMA Quebec has announced the launch of a competition aimed at reducing the energy consumption and GHG emissions of buildings in the province.
carbon pricing

Canadian Property Management

Carbon pricing hailed as a boost to retrofits

Dismantling Ontario's cap-and-trade system would be a setback for the commercial real estate sector and the many trades and professions it employs, one of its prominent industry organizations maintains.
multi-res landlords

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Toronto redeploys funds to multi-res landlords

Unused funds originally earmarked for energy retrofits in single-family housing will be transferred to a more popular program for the multi-residential sector.
architecture school

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New architecture school brings lessons to life

Students of Canada’s newest architecture school won’t have to venture far to see lessons from the classroom come to life. The latest addition to Laurentian
Green certified office space

Canadian Property Management

Green certified office space no rarity in Canada

On a square footage basis, more than 50 per cent of the commercial inventory in Vancouver and Toronto now boasts LEED or BOMA BEST status.
commercial buildings stuck at GHG status quo

Canadian Property Management

Commercial buildings stuck at GHG status quo

Canadian commercial buildings registered the same 40-megatonne output of carbon dioxide equivalent in 2016 as in 2005.