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Sun Life Building in Montreal awarded LEED Platinum

It becomes the first century-old building in North America to obtain triple Platinum certification having already earned BOMA BEST Platinum certification and WIRED Platinum certification.


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The energy-efficient exterior lighting system of the Sun Life Building was designed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the building in Montreal. Recipient of Illumination Award of Excellence for Outdoor Lighting Design 2019 from the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. (CNW Group/BentallGreenOak)

The Canada Green Building Council has awarded LEED Platinum certification (Existing Building) to the Sun Life Building in Montreal.

The Sun Life Building becomes the first century-old building in North America to obtain triple Platinum certification in environmental performance and digital connectivity, having already earned BOMA BEST Platinum certification from BOMA Canada and WIRED Platinum certification from WiredScore.

The Building is owned by Sun Life and a consortium led by Groupe Petra.

In the end the Building scored higher than the level required for Platinum certification in the LEED system which measures a building’s performance and efficiency in five sectors related to human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.

Located in the heart of Montréal’s business district and built in the neoclassical style between 1914 and 1933, the Sun Life Building towers over Dorchester Square – 400 feet high with 26 floors that provide more than 1 million sq. ft. of surface area.