Tag Archives: Alberta

Passive House certification in cold climates

Completed in the summer of 2018, Valleyview Town Hall in Alberta is the result of extensive collaboration between the municipality, contractor, and a team of designers and consultants working together to achieve the Passive House standard in a northern climate. This structure aims to become the first commercial building to achieve Passive House certification in Alberta and the first commercial building to obtain Passive House Plus certification in the world.

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Honouring Canada’s best public-private partnerships

A 500-km (311-mi) long transmission line boosting power to northeastern Alberta and an Ontario university student housing project are among the winners of this year’s National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships from The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP).

The five infrastructure projects were selected for breaking new ground in how public-private partnerships (P3s) are built or financed, as well as their impact on boosting the …

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