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Living Infrastructure and Environmental Rating Systems
Green
Friday February 23 2018

Living Infrastructure and Environmental Rating Systems

How can living infrastructure help you achieve environmental ratings like the WELL Building Standard, Living Building Challenge and Green Star?

Top US States for LEED Building
Green
Thursday February 22 2018

Top US States for LEED Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), ranking states...

Canada ranks second in global LEED rankings
Green
Thursday February 1 2018

Canada ranks second in global LEED rankings

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced that Canada has maintained its second-place position in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) ranking of the world’s top...

What Ratings Scheme Should I Use?
Green
Thursday July 27 2017

What Ratings Scheme Should I Use?

There are at least eight ratings schemes available for home owners, designers, builders and developers to use to determine how ‘green’ their building or site is,...

Sustainability with Modern Masonry Products
Green
Tuesday February 7 2017

Sustainability with Modern Masonry Products

In recent years, multiple factors have converged to create increasing demand for green and sustainable buildings. Stricter building codes, along with LEED and other building performance...

Canada Surpasses 1 Billion ‘Green’ Square Feet
Green
Saturday January 21 2017

Canada Surpasses 1 Billion ‘Green’ Square Feet

Milestone demonstrates readiness of Canadian green building industry for implementation of Pan Canadian Framework

Worker Performance Stronger in Certified Green Buildings
Commercial
Monday October 17 2016

Worker Performance Stronger in Certified Green Buildings

According to a recent study, “The Impact of Green Buildings On Cognitive Function”, certified green buildings improve human health and cognitive abilities compared with similar buildings...

Are Green Building Rating Tools Failing Nature?
Green
Thursday June 23 2016

Are Green Building Rating Tools Failing Nature?

There are a range of green building rating tools available in Australia and around the world, from BREEAM in Europe, LEED in the US, and Green...

Does Green Building Matter?
Green
Monday May 2 2016

Does Green Building Matter?

Green building can claim a number of successes, such as raising the general consciousness about building efficiency and use of healthy materials. There’s also a proliferation...

Green
Feb 22 2018
Ontario Raises the Bar on Energy Rebates

The Home Energy Conservation program allows homeowners in Ontario to earn up to $5000—up from $1600 last year—for installing energy-efficient upgrades and helping to reduce greenhouse...

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