International engineering firm Walter P Moore has released a stewardship report entitled Embodied Carbon, A Clearer View of Carbon Emissions. The report focuses on an issue of relevance for all material specifiers, which is the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
In an exclusive interview, Daniel Ling, principal at Montgomery Sisam Architects, speaks to Construction Canada on Toronto’s first-ever permanent supportive housing project that uses an innovative modular construction method.
For the redesign of Italian energy company Enel’s historic headquarters in Rome, Italy, Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel (ACPV) placed corporate welfare, urban regeneration, innovation, and sustainability at the heart of the project.
In an exclusive interview with The Construction Specifier, Luis Vidal, president and founding partner of international architecture practice luis vidal + architects, spoke about how airport design will change following the pandemic.
Efficiency Capital’s comprehensive efficiency retrofit project at multiple WoodGreen Community Housing buildings is the first project in Canada to achieve the Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (IREE) certification, awarded by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI Canada).
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 Canadian government is supporting University of British Columbia’s (UBC’s) emission reduction plan by providing a funding boost through the Low Carbon Economy Partnerships Fund. Jonathan Wilkinson, the federal minister of environment and climate change, recognized UBC’s shared commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 through climate-action initiatives such as its District Waste Heat Recovery Project, which received approximately $974,000 in funding from the Low Carbon Economy Fund.
Construction has begun on Carleton University’s all-new Engineering Design Centre, Ottawa, Ont., for its Faculty of Engineering and Design (FED). The $16-million, 2323-m2 (25,000-sf) facility will connect to Carleton’s existing Mackenzie Building and provide dedicated space for undergraduate students as they collaborate on fourth-year capstone design projects.