The attic is one of the most neglected and overlooked spaces in a home. Many houses have ‘vented’ attics with intake vents under the eaves to allow the cool air to break free, and exhaust vents at the peak of the roof to prevent overheating and condensation by allowing hot air and moisture to escape.
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) shared more details on the Centre Block, renovation in Ottawa, Ont. The update drives home the immense effort underway to restore and modernize Canada’s most iconic building, Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) said in a press release.
A landmark cultural infrastructure project, the Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada joint facility is pointing the way to a greener future with significant enhancements to achieve net-zero carbon.
According to the Brick Industry Association (BIA), clay brick can be used by project teams to meet the Materials and Resources requirements of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4.0 and v4.1 program.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) released a new report, Canada’s Green Building Engine: Market Impact and Opportunities in a Critical Decade, which shows the potential of a green recovery that prioritizes green building.
The office tower on 100 Queens Quay East, the first building in its Sugar Wharf development, has reached structural completion. The 25-storey building broke ground in January 2018 as the first phase of Sugar Wharf. The new mixed-use community will include office, retail, residential, Toronto’s first vertically integrated school, and a 0.8-ha (2-acre) public park. Sugar Wharf will be the largest mixed-use development on the Toronto waterfront when complete.
Designed by international architecture firm Luis vidal + architects, the Loyola University campus, Seville, Spain, was awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification. It is the world’s first integrated campus to receive this rating.
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).