Green Building

green properties

Canadian Property Management

Retail results tinge green properties in Q2

Green properties account for slightly less than 29 per cent of assets in the total REALpac/IPD Canada property index, but, with a value of $67.3 billion, equate to 48.6 per cent of its capital value.
greener buildings

Canadian Property Management

Greener buildings in a changing marketplace

How Oxford delivered considerable financial benefits across its portfolio as a result of its commitment to greener buildings, sustainability and LEED.
LEED v4 registration

REMI Network

Q2 shows growth for LEED v4 registration

LEED v4 registration was up during Q2, with four new projects registering under the latest version of the rating system,
cladding

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Cladding absorbs pollution at Montreal facility

STM Stinson Transport Centre, the first bus depot in Canada to earn LEED Gold certification, boasts sustainable cladding that improves air quality.
outdoor spaces

REMI Network

Six Toronto schools to green outdoor spaces

Six more schools in downtown Toronto will be greening their outdoor spaces this year, thanks to PortsToronto and the Evergreen's Children's Program.
forefront of sustainability

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Outreach from the forefront of sustainability

Canada Green Building Council president and CEO, Thomas Mueller, outlines the agenda for this year's national conference and exposition.

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Room needed atop energy performance scale

The high-performance design metric is envisioned to support the green building sector's pursuit of net-zero energy and provide a standardized, recognizable rating that would be useful for the real estate market.
EcoDistricts

REMI Network

EcoDistricts launches new sustainable framework

EcoDistricts has launched the EcoDistricts Protocol, a process-based framework and performance standard designed to achieve vibrant community outcomes.
LCBO

REMI Network

LCBO lands on T.O. waterfront sell for $260-mil

Ontario is selling the LCBO head office lands near the Toronto waterfront to Menkes Developments Ltd. for $260 million.
biophilic design

Building Strategies & Sustainability

What biophilic design does for workspaces

From green roofs and living walls there is an increasing need for biophilic design in buildings in relation to wellbeing, according to recent studies support this notion.
LEED v4 registration

REMI Network

LEED milestones support hope for green buildings

There are now more than 1000 LEED Gold-certified buildings in Canada that make up 38 per cent of all LEED certification in the country.
Canada's Greenest Employers

REMI Network

Canada’s Greenest Employers named for 2016

A new list of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2016 includes companies that have built environmental values into their workplace culture.
water

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Water efficiency gains high-performance profile

ASHRAE considers some tweaks to the standard for high-performance green building design at its 10-year milestone.
Shigeru Ban

REMI Network

Vancouver building to be Shigeru Ban’s tallest

Pritzker Prize winning architect Shigeru Ban is planning to design his tallest structure ever for Vancouver’s Coal Harbour neighbourhood.
EcoDistricts

REMI Network

Morguard releases 2015 Sustainability Report

Measurable reductions in energy, water and waste are a highlight of Morguard's recent 2015 Sustainability Report.
cement

REMI Network

Cement Association of Canada registers 1st EPD

CSA Group has announced the registration of its first environmental product declaration (EPD) by the Cement Association of Canada.
net-zero

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.