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by Brian Burton on August 06, 2020
Amid COVID-19; Intelligent HVAC Systems for Workplace Wellness and Energy Efficiency
by Brian Burton on August 06, 2020
The most demanding system, especially in commercial buildings are HVAC grids, rivaled only by building envelopes in sophistication; costly to operate & maintain.... Read full article
by Brian Burton on June 26, 2020
The CRE Pandemic Parachute
by Brian Burton on June 26, 2020
Taking certain steps can flatten the curve somewhat along with specific measures you can take to start stabilizing as we attempt to re-establish some semblance of normal.... Read full article
by Brian Burton on June 03, 2020
The Pandemic and the Impact on Canadian Commercial Tenants
by Brian Burton on June 03, 2020
Over the long term most businesses, including those involved in commercial real estate will face challenges as planning takes place to modify workspaces & processes to enable all- important “social distancing” and other measures....... Read full article
Germs are everywhere, a fact of life. Also known as microbes, bacteria, “bugs” and now even “superbugs,” various types of germs live within us, on us and all around us.... Read full article
by Energi Pros on January 19, 2020
Energy Efficient LED Lighting for Parking Lots
by Energi Pros on January 19, 2020
LED parking lot lights require no maintenance, consume significantly less power, and provide better light quality, which makes them a great alternative to HID fixtures.... Read full article
by Holly Welles on January 08, 2020
Creating Healthier Workspaces for Healthier Workplaces
by Holly Welles on January 08, 2020
The office design can have an equally nourishing or damaging influence on wellness. Open-plan offices can prove distracting and chaotic for some, while small cubicles stifle others.... Read full article
by Oxford Properties News Release on November 15, 2019
Canada's First Multi-Level Industrial Project within a Sustainable CRE Business Park
by Oxford Properties News Release on November 15, 2019
Greater Vancouver's Riverbend Business Park will be home to 707,000 square stacked industrial property and marks the transformation of former brownfield site - ... Read full article
by Bill Gates - gatesnotes on November 01, 2019
Buildings are bad for the climate. Here’s what we can do about it.
by Bill Gates - gatesnotes on November 01, 2019
There are two ways in which buildings are responsible for greenhouse gases. The first is the construction phase: Buildings are made of concrete and steel, both of which produce a lot of emissions when they’re being made.... Read full article
by mcCallumSather News on October 19, 2019
Endress+Hauser: Building for a Sustainable Future
by mcCallumSather News on October 19, 2019
Endress+Hauser Canada is investing in a sustainable, $28 million, Customer Experience Centre in Burlington, Ontario. Designed by mcCallumSather, the new two-storey, 47,000 square-foot facility will target net zero energy...... Read full article
by Johnson Controls on September 20, 2019
An Innovative Energy Distribution System Incorporates Reliable Battery Storage
by Johnson Controls on September 20, 2019
A recent demonstration of the DCBMP in Chino showcased the feasibility, resilience and energy efficiency of a commercial-scale DC building grid.... Read full article
by Rainwater Resources on August 25, 2019
Why Invest in the Asset of Commercial Rainwater Harvesting
by Rainwater Resources on August 25, 2019
All commercial buildings will find cost effective benefits in rainwater harvesting. Any building with a large square foot roof, and high demand for non-potable water, is a top priority candidate for rainwater harvesting.... Read full article
by Fitwel - Press Release on August 05, 2019
Lemay's New Office Receives Fitwel Exceptional 3-Star Rating
by Fitwel - Press Release on August 05, 2019
The Phenix, a former warehouse transformed by Lemay into an office and laboratory for sustainable practices, is the first project in Quebec (and the second in Canada) to obtain a perfect 3-star Fitwel rating.... Read full article
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