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LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

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

...LEED green building rating system in Canada. In addition to LEED, the CaGBC also supports the Living Building Challenge, Passive House Standard and EcoDistricts...

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

...LEED Gold, the second most rigorous level of certification, was the most common in this period. 36 LEED Certified 67 LEED Silver 90 LEED Gold 9 LEED P...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...Canada , but that it took Germany to see and capitalize on the potential! Talk about a missed opportunity for the North American construction industry... Th...

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

Recognition keeps coming for one of world’s most sustainable buildings

...LEED Platinum certification recently for the Penticton building from the Canada Green Building Council. (LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental ...

Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office
Architecture

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

...LEED materials divisions - Construction materials diverted from landfill = 94% Materials Glulam and nail-laminated wood construction with structural insu...

A building made from K-Tect’s foam and steel structural insulated pane
Products and Materials

A New High Performance Wall System Makes Inroads Into the Ottawa Construction Market

...Canada. In contrast to most SIPS, this panel contains no wood. Instead the structure is made of light-gauge metal studs with an EPS (expanded Polystyrene) foam-...

Ontario's new building-codes for Legal Laneway Homes Toronto
Policy and Regulations

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. This Pilot Program for laneway ancillary secondary dwelling units was approved by Council in June of 2018. Mr. Reuven...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

Tiny Houses - Washington State legalizes tiny homes & Eco-villages for Affordable Housing in WA

...Canada as people realize that “Quality of Life” doesn’t depend on surrounding yourself with “Stuff”. Despite this, Tiny Houses have faced significant regulato...