Design Quarterly

New energy ACP available to Canadian projects

The latest addenda to the LEED rating system include an alternative compliance pathway, shifting the focus from energy cost to energy usage.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

USGBC develops COVID-focused LEED credit

The USGBC's new pilot credit in the LEED green building rating system supports building operators as they respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.
REALPAC answers call for a real estate sector cultural influencer

Canadian Property Management

Oxford Properties a USGBC leadership honouree

The awards are bestowed to individuals and organizations that have advanced sustainable principles and practices in design, management, operations and community building, while serving as role models and resources for their peers.
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Canadian Property Management

Canada ranks second for LEED-certified retailers

USGBC has released its LEED in Motion: Retail report, which highlights retail facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.
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REMI Network

U.S. energy efficiency tax credits in flux

Three commonly claimed incentives for homeowners, builders, and commercial and multifamily landlords technically expired in the U.S. tax code on December 31, 2017, but were given a short-term reprieve for the 2018 tax year.

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).

REMI Network

Global green building activity continues to rise

Recent industry research shows green building in 19 countries is poised for strong, rapid growth over the next three years.
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Design Quarterly

Canada ranks second for LEED certified projects

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.
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Design Quarterly

USGBC adopts building resilient rating standard

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has formally adopted RELi, a building resilience rating standard, which will soon become a global rating system.

REMI Network

USGBC releases LEED in Motion: Transportation report

Study focuses on industry growth in the green building sector for transportation facilities like airport terminal buildings bus centers and more.
HVAC manufacturers

REMI Network

Report finds smart surface technologies could save U.S. city billions

A new report, Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington D.C., documents how D.C. could save $5 billion with smart surface strategies.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Sustainable tiles now quality for LEED Pilot Credit

Green Squared certified products now qualify to contribute toward a LEED Pilot Credit by the USGBC as a certified multi-attribute product or material.

REMI Network

New LEED pilot aims to eliminate illegal wood

The USGBC is introducing a new LEED pilot Alternative Compliance Path credit designed to help promote the use of legally verified wood

REMI Network

USGBC names 2015 Leadership Award winners

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) honoured its 2015 Leadership Award winners at he annual USGBC Leadership Luncheon.
cleaning technology

Building Strategies & Sustainability

LEED v4 users lag ahead of new deadline

LEED registrants appear to be taking full advantage of the deadline extension before the more rigorous version 4 of the certification program becomes mandatory.
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REMI Network

U.S. mayors act globally on climate change

The endeavour complements the Resilient Communities for America campaign, which has gained endorsement from local elected officials who have pledged to build cities and towns that can bounce back from extreme weather and economic challenges.

REMI Network

Canada earns top spot for LEED green buildings

Canada has placed first on the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Top 10 Countries for LEED list for the second year in a row.