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  • As Ontario closes non-essential workplaces, essential construction continues

    March 24, 2020 by CCE

    To further contain the spread of COVID-19, the government of Ontario has ordered the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces effective today at 11:59 p.m. ET. The closure will be in effect for 14 days, with the possibility of further

  • 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

  • News Buildings

    Awards honour wood construction across Ontario

    March 2, 2020 by CCE

    On Feb. 26, during the Ontario Forest Industries Association’s (OFIA’s) 77th annual meeting and conference in downtown Toronto, the Canadian Wood Council’s (CWC’s) Wood Works! Program recognized the winners of the Ontario Wood Design Awards. “We’re happy to partner with

  • Natalie Leonard, P.Eng., brings passive homes into the mainstream

    December 2, 2019 by CCE

    Canada’s first certified Passive House (PH) consultant and builder has completed more than 100 projects that are net-zero-ready.

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    Updates coming to BC Energy Step Code

    November 27, 2019 by CCE

    British Columbia’s Office of Housing and Construction Standards is revising the province’s building code. Among the changes are three updates to the BC Energy Step Code that will take effect on Dec. 12. First, there will be two options for demonstrating

  • HVACR community forecasts positive economic outlook for 2020

    November 26, 2019 by CCE

    According to the latest AHR Expo and ASHRAE Economic Outlook Survey, most members of the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) community feel positive about their business heading into 2020. The results of the survey—which was distributed to past and

  • 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

  • TMP announces new associates

    November 11, 2019 by CCE

    The Mitchell Partnership (TMP), a Toronto-based mechanical engineering firm, has welcomed five new associates. Sabah Al-Hussein joins with more than 18 years of experience leading the design development of mechanical engineering services for building projects. He provides oversight, planning, engineering

  • News Buildings

    CanBIM considers technology’s role in affordable housing

    September 26, 2019 by Peter Saunders

    On Sept. 25 and 26, CanBIM held a regional event at the Hyatt Regency Toronto, focusing on what is certain a timely theme for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA): addressing the affordable housing crisis through digital innovation and technology. The

  • B.C.’s Step Code helps drive $3.3-billion energy-efficiency market

    September 25, 2019 by CEC

    A recent Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) study suggests communities across British Columbia that are using the new BC Energy Step Code—which allows them to require builders to exceed minimum legal requirements for energy efficiency—are helping drive a $3.3-billion market for