The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) released “Informing the Future: The 2016 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card,” which demonstrates the urgent need for sustained strategic infrastructure investment across Canadian municipalities.
A new report on green condominiums in Toronto finds resale prices increase when projects are Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified. TD Economics’ “The Market Benefits of Green Condos in Toronto” stated LEED-certified buildings represent an increasing share of new construction, including the condo market.
The demand for plumbing fixtures around the world is projected to advance to more than $70 billion by 2018. A recent study by industry market research firm, Freedonia Group, forecasts global plumbing demand will increase at 5.3 per cent annually, largely due to Asia/Pacific region’s need growing the fastest.