Certification

WELL Certification

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Teknion showrooms pursue WELL Certification

Teknion has announced it is pursuing WELL Certification for its New York and Toronto showrooms through the WELL Building Standard.
OntarioGovernment

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Seneca opens engineering training centre

The Ontario government recently celebrated the opening of the Mechatronics Simulation and Demonstration Centre at Seneca College. This innovative facility is the first of its
LEED Silver

Canadian Facility Management & Design

OLG Casino Brantford achieves LEED Silver

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) recently announced OLG Casino Brantford has achieved LEED Silver certification from the Canada Green Building Council. The facility
restructuring

REMI Network

IREM introduces affordable green certification

Due to hundreds of office, retail and multifamily properties unable to achieve LEED certification, IREM has launched an affordable alternative.
LEED v4 registration

REMI Network

Study finds green certified buildings ‘outperform’

Results from a pioneering study examining the correlation between improved property performance and green building certification were recently released.
environmental performance

Building Strategies & Sustainability

BOMA BESt results show performance gains

BOMA BESt participants demonstrate long-term commitment to the environmental performance assessment program with a flurry of building re-certifications in 2014.
Green building

Canadian Apartment Magazine

MURB sector favours alternative to BOMA BESt

Ontario's Certified Rental Building program adds green standards, while BOMA BESt's multi-residential participation rate declines.
parking lot

REMI Network

Green Garage Certification launches

Property and facility managers now have access to a new certification program recognizing high standards in sustainable parking facilities. The Green Parking Council (GPC), a
target

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Extended phase-in for new LEED certification

LEED proponents will now have an extra 16 months to register projects under current criteria before the more rigorous LEED version 4 becomes mandatory in November 2016.