energy efficiency

Johnson Controls

REMI Network

Johnson Controls finalizes merger with Tyco

Johnson Controls has completed its merger with Tyco to form a new company well-positioned in the building and energy sectors.
climate framework

Canadian Property Management

Industry letter addresses climate framework

Eleven industry organizations have penned an open letter to the Canadian government that includes recommendations for the pan-Canadian climate framework.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

NexRev establishes Canadian operations

NexRev LLC has launched its energy efficiency improvement expertise in Canada with a regional office in Toronto. The Plano, Texas-based company, which also specializes in
electric landscaping

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Electric landscaping project a first in Canada

International Landscaping won a bid for Meadowvale North Business Park in Ontario and is now working on Canada’s largest electric landscaping project.
high-rise retrofits

Canadian Property Management

Financing High-Rise Energy Retrofits

In January 2014, the City of Toronto introduced a program to help support energy efficiency and water conservation improvements in rental apartment buildings. The High-rise
historical buildings

REMI Network

Energy guideline targets historical buildings

ASHRAE is targeting energy reduction in historic buildings, with a new proposed standard to prompt conservation efforts.
energy efficiency

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Energy efficiency from the ground up

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.

REMI Network

Proposed lighting requirements for high-rises

Lighting requirements for high-rise dwellings in the energy standard published by ASHRAE and the IES is open for industry comment until April 24.

REMI Network

ASHRAE and AIA sign MOU to support industry

ASHRAE and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together in various industry initiatives.

REMI Network

Canada’s largest net-zero housing demo ends

Canadian home builders gathered in Ottawa to celebrate their involvement in the country’s largest net-zero energy housing demonstration project.
energy code

REMI Network

Changes to national energy code for new builds

About 90 updates to the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings 2015 have been implemented to improve the energy performance of new buildings.
home builders

REMI Network

EnerQuality fêtes Ontario’s green home builders

The 2015 EnerQuality Awards were handed out to Canadian homebuilders who are committed to constructing sustainable and energy efficiency homes.

REMI Network

Tanzania’s population boom spurs green project

Since the Tanzania Green Building Council (TGBC) was created in January 2014, the organization has been on a mission to drive sustainable development.
energy monitoring

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Energy monitoring outside the building box

Many properties continue to fail in frequently monitoring their utility and energy consumption outside of the reporting scopes of building certifications.

REMI Network

Fiberglass yields sustainable advantage

Fiberglass windows offer benefits such as long-term cost effectiveness, energy efficiency, strength and durability and uniformity.
Energy use analysis tool

REMI Network

Energy use analysis tool informs industry targets

A new energy use analysis tool called ecoMetrics was unveiled at the Canada Green Building Council conference in Vancouver.
energy plan

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Memorial Hermann receives sustainability award

For the third year in a row, the Memorial Hermann Health System (Memorial Hermann) has been selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the recipient of the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award. Memorial Hermann was recognized for its ongoing commitment to the improvement of energy efficiency in its facilities.