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$2-billion GHG abatement fund set for 2017-18
The commercial real estate sector is primarily an indirect beneficiary of allocations in the 2016-17 federal budget, but the announcement of a pending $2-billion fund to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions could hold more promise.
BOMA BEST 3.0 ready for soft launch this summer
Applicants wishing to certify to the BOMA BEST 3.0 standard can expect to do so this summer, ahead of BOMA Canada’s official launch at BOMEX 2016 in September.
Federal boost for heritage and cultural sites
The Liberal government announced it will increase spending in heritage and culture in its federal budget. The funds will help facilitate repairs to existing cultural institutions and address heritage concerns.
Cut Energy Consumption with Sub-metering
Sub-metering is more advanced and affordable than ever. Sub-metering ensures each unit pays only for the amount of energy used, creating a fair system that residents can feel good about. Here's how to turn your multi-residential building into a high performance asset.
Cement Association of Canada registers 1st EPD
CSA Group has announced the registration of its first environmental product declaration (EPD) by the Cement Association of Canada for general use and portland-limestone cements.
Morguard releases 2015 Sustainability Report
Measurable reductions in energy, water and waste are a highlight of Morguard’s recent 2015 Sustainability Report.
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B.C. flood mitigation project gets $24.9 million
B.C. is investing $16.6 million for flood mitigation in the high-risk city of Richmond to upgrade various pump stations.
Corporate Knights' top green buildings in Canada
Corporate Knights has recently released its 2016 Green Buildings Review, which sorted through 200 of the leading green buildings across Canada to select the top 12, including universities and colleges, hospitals, office buildings and other public buildings.

Living walls have a growing list of benefits
Living walls, or integrated vegetation and plant systems within buildings, can have a positive impact on a property’s performance.
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