The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced the winners of its 2020 Leadership and Green Building Excellence Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding industry leadership and have made significant contributions to the council’s mission to advance green building in Canada.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has launched a new initiative designed to rally support for an economic recovery that includes green building initiatives. Real Property Association of Canada (REALPAC), Canadian Urban Institute, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), and more have lent their support to encourage government decision-makers to direct stimulus spending toward green building projects.
Scotia Plaza’s 40 King St. W. building in Toronto has earned a Zero Carbon Building – Performance v2 Certification from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). It is the largest certified Zero Carbon Building in Canada at more than 139,355 m2 (1.5 million sf).
Vancouver Fire Hall No. 17 has become the first fire hall in the country to earn the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC’s) Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) design certification, and the first project to be certified in B.C.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has released “Ready, set, grow: How the green building industry can re-ignite Canada’s economy” to offer recommendations for Canada’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) have written a joint letter, providing feedback on the proposed updates to the National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB) and the National Building Code (NBC).
Aqualina at Bayside, the first phase of the Bayside community on the Toronto waterfront, is the city’s first high-rise residential building to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification under the LEED NC DB+C 2009 rating system.