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  • News Buildings

    Interview: ASHRAE makes progress on net-zero retrofit for new HQ

    May 1, 2020 by CCE

    Darryl K. Boyce, based in Kemptville, Ont., has had the fortune to lead ASHRAE as president during a particularly eventful term. No, we’re not referring to the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced him to self-isolate after a trip home from the

  • Endress+Hauser facility in Burlington pursues three sustainability certifications

    October 11, 2019 by CCE

    Engineers at mcCallumSather and WSP are helping Endress+Hauser Canada target three major sustainability certifications—i.e. net-zero energy, the Zero Carbon Building Standard and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold through the Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC)—for the company’s new

  • ASHRAE prepares new net-zero HQ

    September 27, 2019 by CCE

    The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is undertaking a US$15.7-million renovation of the building that will become its new global headquarters (HQ), with the goal of achieving—and showcasing—net-zero energy efficiency. The 67,000-square-foot, 1970s-era commercial office building

  • News Buildings

    New Zero Energy Office Buildings Design Guide

    June 25, 2019 by CCE

    The guide was developed by ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects, the Illuminating Engineering Society, and the U.S. Green Building Council with support and funding from the U.S. Department of Energy through the National Renewable Energy Laboratory — and it’s free.

  • News Buildings

    CaGBC report recommends four measures that could boost the economy by billions

    October 4, 2016 by CCE

    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

  • News Buildings

    First builder-type home using zero energy opens

    September 14, 2015 by CCE

    The first home to be completed as part of a national program to show that standard builder-type houses can generate all their own energy needs has been completed. The Guelph “Net Zero Energy” home is in the Westminster Woods community