Zero-carbon emissions set a new standard for green buildings in Vancouver and beyond

Zero-carbon emissions set a new standard for green buildings in Vancouver and beyond

Three new Vancouver developments are on the forefront in the next evolution of green buildings. They’re part of a shift happening in the way buildings are assessed for their environmental performance. It’s no longer enough that a building is efficient...
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evolv1 earns Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building-Design certification

evolv1 earns Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building-Design certification

evolv1, a multi-tenant commercial office building under construction in Waterloo, Ont., was awarded Zero Carbon Building – Design certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). It is the first building to earn this award. In order to earn the...
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CaGBC’s Top 5 Green Building Trends for 2018

CaGBC’s Top 5 Green Building Trends for 2018

As members of the Canadian green building industry, we see a fundamental shift happening in the way the built environment is perceived as a means to achieve emissions reduction targets. Add to this the introduction of new groundbreaking policies and...
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A Roadmap for Retrofits in Canada II (CaGBC report)

A Roadmap for Retrofits in Canada II (CaGBC report)

This new CaGBC report sets out a series of comprehensive actions for industry, non-profit organizations and governments to build a world-leading retrofit economy by 2030 that improves the performance of existing buildings and creates new economic opportunities...
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Canada Green Building Council begins search for 2018 Product of the Year award winner

Canada Green Building Council begins search for 2018 Product of the Year award winner

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has announced the 2018 CaGBC Green Building Product of the Year Award competition is now open. The CaGBC initiated the Product of the Year award in 2015 to encourage Canadian companies to develop sustainable...
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CaGBC opens public registration for Zero Carbon Building Program

CaGBC opens public registration for Zero Carbon Building Program

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) opened public registration for Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Program, which provides third-party verification of compliance for zero carbon design and performance. This world-class Standard aims to pos...
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WorldGBC announces Congress 2018 to be held in Toronto – with Canada Green Building Council

WorldGBC announces Congress 2018 to be held in Toronto – with Canada Green Building Council

The World Green Building Council is delighted to announce that its Congress 2018 will be held in Toronto, Canada, in June, in partnership with the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC) Building Lasting Change conference. Titled “Building Lasting Change w...
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Green leaders bringing IREE certification to Canada

Green leaders bringing IREE certification to Canada

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), and the Advanced Energy Centre at MaRS Discovery District (MaRS) are working together to bring the Investor Confidence (ICP) Project and its Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (...
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Amber Trails Community School in Winnipeg named Greenest School in Canada

Amber Trails Community School in Winnipeg named Greenest School in Canada

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Canada Coalition for Green Schools named Amber Trails Community School in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the winner of the annual CaGBC Greenest School in Canada competition. Located in the heart of a new neighbourhood...
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