Tag Archives: Commercial

Plumbing with PEX

Based on decades of successful installations and growing confidence in the trade, PEX is gaining ground as a high-performance, cost-effective alternative to copper and chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) piping on large-scale commercial plumbing projects.

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Ottawa building earns Canada’s first commercial LEED v4 certification

An office tower at 270 Albert Street in Ottawa has become Canada’s first commercial project certified under Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4. Earning Gold under Building Operations and Maintenance: Existing Buildings, the structure was first constructed in 1975, and has undergone a number of major retrofits over the years. It stands 14 storeys high, and comprises 15,236 m2 (164,000 sf).

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