Canadian Consulting Engineer

Canada Green Building Council

  • News Buildings

    Building Lasting Change conference postponed

    March 20, 2020 by CCE

    The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has postponed its 2020 Building Lasting Change (BLC) conference due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The event was planned to take place in Toronto in early June. CaGBC made the decision earlier this week,

  • News Buildings

    CaGBC updates zero-carbon building standard

    March 10, 2020 by CCE

    Today, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) launched Version 2 of its Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Standard. The update is intended to accelerate the adoption of ZCB practices, help Canada meet its climate-change targets and spur both innovation and job

  • Feature Transportation

    Innovations improve efficiency for TransLink’s HTC

    February 12, 2020 by WSP

    The Hamilton Transit Centre (HTC) in Richmond is among the transportation authority’s most energy-efficient facilities.

  • Feature Buildings

    The next evolution of warehouses

    February 12, 2020 by Peter Saunders

    Can heating bills reach $0?

  • LEED v4 tops 1,000 projects in Canada

    November 21, 2019 by CCE

    The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is celebrating a new milestone as the total number of Canadian project registrations for the fourth version of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification surpasses 1,000. LEED is already the world’s most

  • News Buildings

    Halifax’s Tribute Tower, built to resist progressive collapse, earns LEED Silver

    November 5, 2019 by CCE

    The Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN’s) new Tribute Tower project for Stadacona at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Halifax received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification earlier this year. The project, which combines 12 storeys of accommodations with three

  • News Buildings

    CaGBC offers recommendations to new federal government

    October 23, 2019 by CCE

    In the wake of this week’s federal election, which the Liberal Party won with a minority government, the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC’s) advocacy team has offered recommendations for moving the building industry toward a lower-carbon future. “Canadians call for

  • News Buildings

    Canada behind only the U.S. and China for LEED certified space

    January 23, 2018 by CCE

    As of the end of 2017, Canada has 2,970 LEED certified projects covering more than 40.77 million gross sq. m. of space.

  • News

    Building Lasting Change 2018

    January 9, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

    DrivingGlobal Action toward a Low Carbon Economy This year’s green building industry event examines what is happening in Canada and around the world to meet aggressive international carbon emissions targets. Participants will have access to the latest knowledge and insights

  • News

    Building Lasting Change: Canada Green Building Council

    April 6, 2017 by Doug Picklyk

    Building Lasting Change is Canada’s largest green building conference and is known for activating connections, delivering world class learning opportunities and cultivating inspiration and innovation. Building actionable solutions to climate change is the focus of Building Lasting Change 2017, with

  • News Buildings

    Canada’s first commercial LEED v4 Platinum certified project

    February 6, 2017 by CCE

    Canada Green Building Council’s new Vancouver office “leeds” the way with predicted energy cost savings of 25.3 per cent compared to ASHRAE 9.1-2010, with a 39 per cent reduction in indoor water use.