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New ecoMetrics Tool Unveiled at CaGBC Conference
Architecture

Diamond Schmitt Architects creates tool to compare energy use data across building types

...energy simulation models across a wide range of the company’s building types. “What began as a response to The 2030 Challenge for energy efficiency in buildin...

BC Energy Step Code - Building Sustainable Homes in Canada
Policy and Regulations

BC Leads the way in energy efficient housing and green job creation though the BC Energy Step Code

...Energy Step Code, British Columbia has set a new national bar for action on new-building energy efficiency ,” says Corey Diamond, executive director of Efficien...

Renewable Energy

The best desk we've ever seen

...energy advocate. This type of technology has huge potential. We've seen it put to use at a few forward thinking gyms and health centres, turning their spinning ...

Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office
Architecture

2015 Award Winning Project: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office

...efficiency. The MEC Head Office is estimated to be 70% more energy efficient than the reference building under the Model National Energy Code for Buildings [M...

Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

...energy consumption, airtightness and thermal performance. The total heating load of a house must be less than or equal to 15kWh / m² per year, and the total ene...

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months o
LEED Certification

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months of 2015

...energy efficiency with patient comfort. This included maximizing the quality of the indoor environment and providing access to daylight.” Additionally, Canada...

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