Vancouver’s Firehall 17, claimed as Canada’s first zero-carbon firehall, is now providing essential fire and rescue services, while showcasing a design approach that is better for people and the planet.
The Centre for Clean Energy and Automotive Innovation, to be added to Vancouver Community College’s (VCC’s) B.C. campus, will be built with sustainability as a core characteristic. The centre will function as an electric/hybrid automotive shop facilitating the servicing and maintenance of electric vehicles and the imparting of clean energy training.
The terraced design of a proposed mixed-use development by the Gyro Beach in Kelowna reflects a unique response to adjust the buildings’ massing to harmonize with the size and surroundings of the neighbouring structures and streetscape.
Natural disasters are inevitable throughout North America, leaving millions of households exposed to damaging winds and weather conditions. Lasting a few hours to days, damage from these disasters takes years to fully repair infrastructure, rebuild homes, restore buildings, and get families and communities back on their feet.
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s (CAMH) McCain Complex Care and Recovery Centre and the Crisis and Critical Care Building and Mackenzie Health’s Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital have received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification, for sustainability-minded construction.
One of CIBC SQUARE’s building is now SmartScore certified, making it one of the smartest and most engaging environments to work in, while delivering an exceptional user experience, driving cost efficiency, and meeting high standards of sustainability.
Guillaume Martel, architect, and partner at Montreal’s architecture practice, Provencher_Roy, has been designated 2022 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Fellow by the Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), for demonstrating mastery of the technical application of the widely used global green building rating system.
A new project, worth $293 million, at Douglas College in New Westminster, British Columbia, is looking to achieve BC Energy Step Code 4, the highest step in housing and residential construction targeting net zero ready build.
Soprema’s new manufacturing plant in Woodstock, Ontario, has received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4 certification for the facility’s sustainable design and focus on employee health and well-being.
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