Capital Upgrades & Retrofits
How Oxford delivered considerable financial benefits across its portfolio as a result of its commitment to greener buildings, sustainability and LEED.
An interiors project for TD Bank headquarters recently became the world’s first project certified under v1 of the WELL Building certification.
A property manager walks through how condo boards can combat rising utility bills by starting an energy-saving campaign.
Energy conservation is identified as the key motive for green construction and retrofits, surpassing all other reasons cited in newly released global survey results. The
Real estate owners/managers point to the efficiencies and savings that can come with real-time monitoring and operational responses, which also support asset value and competitiveness in the marketplace.
Coming changes in Ontario are cause for condo corporations to curb their utility costs. An expert shares how, pointing to five energy efficiency retrofits.
Resilient buildings respond to the growing likelihood of extreme weather events.
Green roof benefits include better air quality, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved storm water management and economic advantages.
As electric vehicles gain popularity across Canada, property managers and owners can benefit by installing EV charging stations of their own.
In order to promote biking to work among tenants, property owners and managers should ensure secure bicycle parking, changing room and showers.
Buildings can use different systems to improve stormwater management, thereby lessening the burden on the municipal drainage system.
Installing electric vehicle-charging stations during construction is straightforward, but retrofitting existing properties can be a challenge.
Waste heat recovery is an exciting renewable energy technology. Waste heat recovery units add to the efficiency of building energy needs ...
To get the greatest value out of a LED lighting retrofit, ask about a manufacturer’s product testing, quality control and sustainability practices.
An energy performance contract is an agreement between a building owner and an energy service company (ESCO) whereby the ESCO takes full responsibility for identifying, financing, implementing, commissioning ...
Recommissioning focuses on right-sizing a building’s mechanical and electrical systems and their operation for today’s conditions.
Energy efficiency in highrise multi-residential buildings can be achieved through a variety of retrofits. However, one method that is often overlooked is ...