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Québec firm takes top tech honours at ASHRAE awards

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) distributed its annual awards during the 2018 Winter Conference in Chicago. The Technology Awards celebrate society members who have successfully applied innovative building designs incorporating ASHRAE standards for effective energy management and indoor air quality (IAQ) and also serve to communicate innovative first systems design.

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Winnipeg school wins Greenest School award

Amber Trails Community School in Winnipeg has won the annual Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC’s) Greenest School in Canada competition. The 7246-m2 (78,000-sf) building acts not just as a school, but also as an open and accessible hub within the community. The school was certified as Platinum under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program in 2016. Earlier this year, it won CaGBC’s Excellence in Green Building for New Construction (NC) award.

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Ontario recognizes achievements in environmental protection

The province of Ontario recently announced the winners of the 2015 Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence. The program recognizes individuals, advocacy groups, companies, municipalities, and post-secondary institutions that have worked to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improve air quality and climate change resilience, and showcase leaders and best management practices in climate change work.

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