Sustainability

Energy Marathon

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Legrand’s Energy Marathon 2.0 results in savings

Legrand North and Central America recently concluded the first leg of its Energy Marathon 2.0 competition, a company-wide event to save energy.
Legrand

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Legrand invests in Building Control Systems division

Legrand, North America's investments in its Building Control Systems division include new facilities in San Jose, Carlsbad, Pleasant Grove and Orem.
Yukon College

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Yukon College receives infrastructure investments

The federal and Yukon governments are investing a total of $3.06 million in renewing the infrastructure at Yukon College.
high-pressure laminate

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Trends in high-pressure laminate surfacing

High-pressure laminate is a practical yet stylish surfacing material, and new breakthroughs in resin technology add functional features.
green bond

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada’s annual green bond issues could top $50-bil

Canada’s capacity for green bond issues will be at minimum $56.3 billion in fiscal 2017/18, according to a recent report by Corporate Knights.
net positive energy office

Canadian Property Management

Net positive energy office set to rise in Waterloo

In Waterloo, Ontario, workers are installing wells for a geo-exchange system that will heat and cool a new net positive energy office development.
sustainability guide

REMI Network

IFMA updates sustainability guide on green cleaning

IFMA's updated sustainability guide examines green cleaning from a facility management perspective.
synthetic grass

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

A healthy case for maintaining synthetic grass

New plant-based innovations in synthetic grass respond to changing forces in the market like changing weather patterns and wellbeing.
The Plant

CondoBusiness

Toronto project introduces residential agri-tecture

Curated Properties and Windmill Developments have teamed up to introduce residential agri-tecture to their newest project, The Plant.
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.