Regulations

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Canadian Property Management

Complex alternative to carbon tax questioned

Commercial and multi-residential real estate owners will catch a significant share of the fallout from Ontario's pending cap-and-trade system, but a projected natural gas price increase in the range of $0.84 to $1.05 per gigajoule is lower than carbon tax rates in British Columbia or Alberta.
regulations

CondoBusiness

B.C. real estate consumers protected by new regs

British Columbia Finance Minister Michael de Jong recently announced new regulations that will help real estate consumers make informed decisions about contract assignments before accepting
UL Environment

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Rule tweak proposed for gas furnace retrofits

Proposed amendments to Canada's energy efficiency regulations would introduce more stringent minimum performance standards for 20 categories of appliances and equipment and modify some problematic existing requirements.
LEED v4 registration

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Energy efficiency standards generate debate

Green building sector defends energy efficiency standards after Fraser Institute calls them cost inefficient and promotes direct emission caps at GHG source
Saskatchewan

REMI Network

Saskatchewan adopts new environmental code

Saskatchewan has adopted an innovative environmental code, reflecting the province’s new results-based approach to environmental regulation. Project developers will adhere to the same environmental standards