Commercial / News

World's First All Electric Commercial Aircraft Test Flight Richmond Vancouver BC
Renewable Energy

World's First All-electric Commercial Aircraft - Successful Test Flight Richmond Vancouver BC

...commercial aircraft landed today Dec 10th after a successful test flight at the Harbour Air Seaplane terminal in Richmond, B.C. Today, we made history. Laun...

Chicago green roof
Urban planning

Toronto Bylaw to Mandate Green Roofs

...commercially in April 2000, under the direction of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley. His fervour and determination for turning Chicago roofs into public green space ...


Got a Home You Want to Show Off? Nominate Yourself for an Award.

...Commercial, institutional, industrial and interior projects outside of Part 9, including new construction and existing buildings, renovations and fit-ups. F...

Heat Reflective Paint for Roofs & Walls, Does it Work?
Products and Materials

A new reflective paint can reduce energy consumption & lower cooling bills

...commercial buildings such as Data centers that have enormous cooling loads, it can also be used for electric vehicles, and the implications are significant. By ...

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First IREE Certification

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First Retrofit IREE Certification

...commercial building owners rely on Efficiency Capital to fund, develop and manage sustainable upgrades. Their unique investment and funding strategy helped Wood...

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030
Energy efficiency

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030

...commercial heating and cooling when paired with renewable energy • Transition of 15 manufacturing locations to 100% renewable energy • Electrification of Th...

Green Roof on Canadian Grocery Store

Green Roof on Canadian grocery store offers truly local produce

Most commercial green roofs in an urban area offer green space for occupants and manage rainwater, but large scale urban farming is even more valuable. We hear...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

CaGBC lends its support to rebuilding efforts in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic

...commercial projects in Lac-Mégantic and for homes in the Calgary region. The Lac-Mégantic train derailment in July 2013 led to the destruction of roughly 40 b...

Ikea - Just How Sustainable is the Swedish Big-Box Furniture Retailer?
Products and Materials

Ikea Sustainability and their new Sell-Back Program

...commercial about planting a tree, and then wait for accolades. Yes, I exaggerate, but it really gets under my skin to see things like that, or an oil company bu...

Carbon Emissions in the US reduced in 2019 - IEA Report Reveals
Climate Change

Carbon emissions declined in US in 2019 - a glimmer of hope for climate change goals?

...commercial buildings by 2030. It is quite clear that municipal and state governments are moving towards reducing carbon emissions even if US federal leadershi...

Toboom - Winner of Formica Canada’s Industrial Design Competition

Canadian students win first prize at Formica’s 2021 FORM Student Innovation Competition

...commercial settings using products from Formica’s 2021 Specialty Collection. The winning students will receive cash prizes and the “Toboom” design will be creat...