Earth Day provides an opportunity to reflect on what we as individuals can do to restore and care for our planet through green buildings.
Canadian Facility Management & Design
With the right market signals and incentives, Canada can create a retrofit economy now that would yield skilled jobs for the Canadian economy, operational savings from energy and carbon reduction and better, healthier buildings for Canadians.
A new CaGBC study looks at the zero carbon training and education needs of engineers, architects, and renewable energy specialists.
Canadian Property Management
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.
Canada has set ambitious targets for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, which will require the building sector to move to a zero carbon future.
Canada ranked second in the USGBC annual Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED list. Canada has a total of 2,970 LEED certified projects.
Building Strategies & Sustainability
Canada Green Building Council president and CEO, Thomas Mueller, outlines the agenda for this year's national conference and exposition.
Thomas Mueller, president and founding director of the CaGBC, is named honourary fellow for the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.
This video report looks at past, present and future approaches to green building. Commentators: CaGBC's Thomas Mueller, Busby Perkins+Will's Peter Busby and Bunting Coady Architects' Teresa Coady.