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May 21, 2013
The roofs on Toronto buildings are becoming more green, according to the Annual Green Roof Industry Survey.
May 9, 2013
A green building advisory committee established by the General Services Administration (GSA), has officially recommended that the LEED certification system be used for all GSA buildings as the best measure of building efficiency. The committee also conveyed that LEED should be the primary way to show how agency buildings use energy and water and that LEED standards are the most conducive to meet the Energy Independence and Security Act.
May 8, 2013
Planned as a first in a series of forums on sustainable development, Sustainability, Durability, and Design: The Future of Building Envelope, kicked off the series organized by Holcim Canada, the University of Toronto’s Department of Civil Engineering and the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design.
May 1, 2013
Miller Paving Ltd.’s (the Miller Group) research and development on uses for Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) materials in pavement processes where RAP materials had not traditionally been considered has earned the organization the 2013 ORBA Green Leadership and Sustainability Award.
April 29, 2013
A new web portal has been launched to engage stakeholders and the public in discussing concrete’s sustainability and provide information on the topic.
April 24, 2013
Tim Hortons opened its first LEED-certified restaurant in Hamilton, Ont.
April 17, 2013
The downtown Kitchener headquarters of WalterFedy has received LEED Silver certification in the commercial interiors category. Seen above is a view of the lobby.
April 9, 2013
Grimsby native Tyler Green, newly elected president of the Niagara Construction Association (NCA), says association members stand to reap benefits from a number of large-scale projects planned in the region over the next couple of years.
April 4, 2013
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has honoured the best in architectural design in its 2013 awards program.
March 11, 2013
A new comprehensive report released by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), highlights that there are a large number of compelling benefits from green buildings received by different stakeholders throughout the life cycle of a building.
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