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.
Since roll-formed and laser-welded steel methodology is relatively new for curtain walls, this article addresses three relevant inaccuracies as they relate to Canada’s snow-laden winters, subarctic temperatures, and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4.1 goals.
The Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation at Mohawk College in Hamilton is the first to achieve both the Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Standard and Performance certifications by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). Photo courtesy CaGBC
Green Building Certification Inc. Canada (GBCI CA) and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) have reached a new milestone as Canadian Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4 project registrations surpass the 1000 mark.
As the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) continue to grow—with registration opening for LEED v4.1 as recently as January 2019 in Canada—glazing contractors (GCs) must stay on top of this evolving sustainability guideline to serve as a knowledgeable resource for their clients.