Water Efficiency

WERS Built Green

Construction Business

Built Green partnership brings WERS to Canada

Built Green Canada has partnered with the Green Builder Coalition to bring performance-based water efficiency to Canada through WERS.
Greener buildings

Canadian Property Management

End of era results released for BOMA BEST v2

Slightly more than 52 per cent of participating buildings achieved a score of a least 70 per cent for a silver or higher certification.
LEED v4

REMI Network

Google’s Kitchener office earns LEED v4

Google’s new office in the Breithaupt Block, a redeveloped historic building in the warehouse district of downtown Kitchener, Ontario, has earned LEED v4 Silver for
industrial cleaning

REMI Network

Ice technology intends to change industrial cleaning industry

An innovative ice technology developed by a company in B.C. aims to change the industrial cleaning industry.
net-zero energy

REMI Network

Ontario enacts energy and water reporting reg

Ontario has now enacted its energy and water reporting and benchmarking regulation to help large buildings cut down on greenhouse gas emissions.
WERS Built Green

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Water efficiency gains high-performance profile

ASHRAE considers some tweaks to the standard for high-performance green building design at its 10-year milestone.
restrooms

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Water efficiency has flow-through cost savings

Cooling towers and irrigation add to summertime water demand, while many Canadian municipalities have implemented multi-year annual rate increases to help fund needed upgrades to aging infrastructure.
water use restrictions

REMI Network

California water use restrictions spur rebates

Beverly Hills is among the jurisdictions that must meet more stringent state-imposed conservation targets due to their previous profligate water use records.