Articles in Sustainability

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by Bill Gates - gatesnotes on 01 November, 2019
Buildings are bad for the climate. Here’s what we can do about it.
by Bill Gates - gatesnotes on 01 November, 2019
There are two ways in which buildings are responsible for greenhouse gases. The first is the construction phase: Buildings are made of concrete and steel, both of which produce a lot of emissions when they’re being made.... Read full article
by mcCallumSather News on 19 October, 2019
Endress+Hauser: Building for a Sustainable Future
by mcCallumSather News on 19 October, 2019
Endress+Hauser Canada is investing in a sustainable, $28 million, Customer Experience Centre in Burlington, Ontario. Designed by mcCallumSather, the new two-storey, 47,000 square-foot facility will target net zero energy...... Read full article
by Johnson Controls on 20 September, 2019
An Innovative Energy Distribution System Incorporates Reliable Battery Storage
by Johnson Controls on 20 September, 2019
A recent demonstration of the DCBMP in Chino showcased the feasibility, resilience and energy efficiency of a commercial-scale DC building grid.... Read full article
by Craig Clydesdale on 30 August, 2019
CRE Getting Off The Grid and Reducing Energy Costs
by Craig Clydesdale on 30 August, 2019
The energy supply in Ontario comes from large centralized sources primarily power stations using nuclear, gas and hydro. More recently, renewables like wind energy and solar also feed into the power grid, but these renewable sources are intermit...... Read full article
by Rainwater Resources on 25 August, 2019
Why Invest in the Asset of Commercial Rainwater Harvesting
by Rainwater Resources on 25 August, 2019
All commercial buildings will find cost effective benefits in rainwater harvesting. Any building with a large square foot roof, and high demand for non-potable water, is a top priority candidate for rainwater harvesting.... Read full article
by Fitwel - Press Release on 05 August, 2019
Lemay's New Office Receives Fitwel Exceptional 3-Star Rating
by Fitwel - Press Release on 05 August, 2019
The Phenix, a former warehouse transformed by Lemay into an office and laboratory for sustainable practices, is the first project in Quebec (and the second in Canada) to obtain a perfect 3-star Fitwel rating.... Read full article
by Natural Resources Canada on 28 July, 2019
Canada Invests in Energy Efficiency Retrofits in Canadian Municipalities
by Natural Resources Canada on 28 July, 2019
Retrofitting homes and buildings to make them more energy-efficient lowers costs, reduces maintenance requirements, creates a more pleasant living environment and increases the value of the home or building, all while reducing environmental footprint... Read full article
by Lumenpulse on 28 July, 2019
Lumenpulse Group Headquarters certified LEED Silver Certification
by Lumenpulse on 28 July, 2019
"Building operations are nearly 40% of the solution to the global climate change challenge," said Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO & Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council. ... Read full article
JDA’s goal was to create a physical space that would lay the foundation for clearly demonstrating their dominance in this high-tech space...... Read full article
by Holly Welles on 23 June, 2019
A Guide to Reducing CRE's Carbon Footprint
by Holly Welles on 23 June, 2019
With greater attention on sustainability, commercial property owners and their tenants are taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint.... Read full article