Earlier this month, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) wrote a joint letter to Canada’s National Research Council (NRC) and federal ministers, offering feedback regarding proposed changes to the National Energy Code…
Greenbuild is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The event brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building in their everyday work. Thousands of building professionals from all over the world will…
Research analyzed anonymous data on more than 40,000 Royal Bank of Canada employees from over 70 RBC office buildings.
The next generation of building certification programs is putting much more focus on indoor air quality and occupant health.
Presenters at the Construct Canada conference on December 1 show how buildings must be retrofitted to achieve carbon neutrality.
CaGBC recommends greening existing buildings, deploying energy benchmarking, and adopting a net zero standard to help meet Canada’s 2030 climate change targets while stimulating economic growth. A new Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) report released in Ottawa during World Green…
At the Environmental Science and Chemistry Building at University of Toronto Scarborough, massive earth tubes that temper incoming air help to reduce the energy use.
A study by real-estate giant Bentall Kennedy has found that buildings certified as sustainable under systems such as LEED and BOMA Best seriously outperform others. Published in the September 2015 issue of the Journal of Portfolio Management, the study was…
The award-winning Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario Headquarters
in downtown Toronto combines passive and active energy saving measures to achieve over 55% savings.
Harold Orr, P.Eng. of Saskatoon travelled to Germany in April to receive the international Passive House Institute Pioneer Award for his work during the oil crisis of the 1970s.