sustainable design

green roofs RJC

Canadian Property Management

How Green is Your Green Roof?

Green roofs are evolving thanks to lower carbon materials, and a better understanding of how to achieve carbon neutral. Colin Tougas, Project Engineer with RJC Engineers, provides tips for getting the most from your green roof.
Edmonton

Design Quarterly

Edmonton plaza wins global planning award

The Sustainability Plaza in The Hills at Charlesworth in Edmonton has won the RTPI International Award for Planning Excellence.
zero carbon zcb

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Moving toward a zero carbon economy

In a changing world where “zero carbon” is the ultimate goal in building design, can retrofits alone make Canada’s aging apartment stock sustainable?

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Industrial facility awarded for sustainable design

CanmetMATERIALS, a metals testing facility in Hamilton, Ont., has been awarded the 2015 Innovation in LEED Award for New Construction by the Canada Green Building