The newly adopted plan sets out a two-part strategy to ensure that new buildings are as energy-efficient as possible and, perhaps more contentiously, do not rely on natural gas for space heating and hot water supply.
The construction industry is at crossroads with projects regularly delivered late and over budget. We’re lagging behind other industries in productivity and wasting billions annually.
Energy-saving 'earth tubes' were among the features expected to help earn UTSC's new Environmental Sciences and Chemistry building LEED Gold status.
Energy standards in North America have been around for a very long time, but the new switched receptacle control requirement is stirring up controversy.
To subsume or not to subsume. That was the question presented by the project brief for the expansion and renovation of University of Toronto Mississauga’s
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
While early building codes were focused on basic home structure and standardizing building practices, more recent code adaptations in B.C. are focusing on energy efficiency and occupant accessibility.
A new Etobicoke development has broken ground — in more ways than one. On the GO Mimico, now under construction, will be Toronto’s first high-rise
Vancouver's Greenest City 2020 Action Plan aims to reduce solid waste going to the landfill and require new building to be carbon neutral from 2020 onward.
The new Toronto 2030 District program aims to meet the energy and emission reduction targets that are outlined in Architecture 2030.
Future developments in renewable energy projects across Canada will mean an exponential growth in the sector's diversified jobs.
Intep and Brantwood Consulting have developed a methodology that may be used to inform the operating and ...
According to the CaGBC, there are now more than 1,000 LEED certified buildings in Canada – and that number is only ...
The newest version of the LEED rating system is set to push the envelope in transforming the market to achieve improved environmental outcomes.
The City of Vancouver is rethinking demolition and taking a new approach to managing demolition ‘waste.'
Technological solutions such as district energy are proving effective in reducing the carbon footprint ...
The UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Building is a state-of-the-art facility that brings together all of the faculty’s ...