Shifts in the allocation of Ontario's Global Adjustment will benefit some electricity customers and further burden others, but proactive commercial real estate owners/managers are poised to be among the winners.
Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator was instructed to consult with local distribution companies to develop a pay-for-performance program that could be ready for launch in the fall of 2016.
Several seasons of wear and tear can impact the efficiency of a condominium’s in-ground irrigation system. How maintenance can help lower water bills.
Energy efficiency is more than just buzz—it's the future of the rental property industry. From older buildings getting retrofits to newer builds being outfitted with the latest technologies, it's either go green or get left behind.
Cooling towers and irrigation add to summertime water demand, while many Canadian municipalities have implemented multi-year annual rate increases to help fund needed upgrades to aging infrastructure.
An energy reporting requirement for large buildings is likely coming to Toronto. The only question is: Will it come from the city or from the province?
Achieving energy efficiency in multi-residential properties is the new normal. With the cost of utilities rising, apartment owners are benefitting more than ever by finding new ways to save.
Coming changes in Ontario are cause for condo corporations to curb their utility costs. An expert shares how, pointing to five energy efficiency retrofits.
Ontario has largely achieved its electricity conservation target for 2011-2014, but the savings goal for 2015-2020 is even more ambitious.
Since the introduction of legislation, like the Ontario Building Code’s SB-10 supplementary standard for large buildings and the B.C. Clean Energy Act, what once was
Many apartment building owners in the past considered the best way to hedge inflation and save on energy costs was to lock into bulk contracts for various terms. Here's how to reduce consumption given today's energy prices.
Oxford Properties has launched an engagement campaign to teach its tenants energy conservation techniques.
Apartment residents are among the last group of consumers to become actively engaged in the ‘save the environment’ regime. Here are some energy saving tips to help property managers engage them.
Experts speaking at the Green Real Estate conference in Toronto said that green building competition is leading to incremental change in the suburbs.
The new Toronto 2030 District program aims to meet the energy and emission reduction targets that are outlined in Architecture 2030.
Toronto's residential and commercial building may soon track their energy efficiency, as the city looks at mandatory energy use reporting.
Now is the time to curb energy costs as the Rent Increase Guideline is moving downward as fast as the price of hydro ...