ISSUE 39 - SPRING  2013

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Owens Corning

Morrison Hershfield


BC Hydro

GE Canada

CaGBC Conference and Expo

Cart Plus Healthcare Products

Canadian Precast Prestressed Concrete Institute


La Maison du 21e siècle

Grey to Green Conference

Inline Fiberglass

Cement Association of Canada

Tate asp



WORKING TO MAKE EVERY BUILDING GREENER Welcome to the lEED® Canada Buildings-in-Review Supplement, the fourth in an annual series produced with SABMag. We have worked with SABMag on this publication for the past few years now because it is a great way of recognizing innovation and uptake in the number of lEED certified buildings in Canada.

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CEU: TOP TEN - Ways to get a greener building

Building designers care about climate change, and they care about the quality of the spaces they are designing, but opportunities are rarely fully capitalized upon to make their buildings better. From our perspective, that of a sustainability consultant and part of a national engineering firm, there are many ways that all building designers, be they engineers, architects, owners or managers,
can improve the sustainable nature of their building project. We offer this guidance from a viewpoint locked in real business.  Read more


VIEWPOINT: Connect-I-CIty - Well-being through connectedness

This VIEWPOINT article outlines the
conceptual framework for the redevelopment
of the Edmonton City Centre Airport lands,
which will be the subject of a technical case
study in the Summer 2013 issue of SABMag.

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Sister Margaret Smith Addictions Treatment Centre - Sustainable design improves
the healing process

This LEED Gold project provides residential and non-residential services for the treatment of
addictions, including drug and alcohol, gambling and eating disorders, among others. the residential program is divided into 15 beds for females, 15 beds for males and 10 beds for youth, including children as young as
13 years.   Read more ...

Fast tracking green design - The Ron Joyce Centre – DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University


The Ron Joyce Centre is the new advanced management studies campus of the Degroote school of business at McMaster university in burlington, on. the project was originally intended to be part of a mixed-use development in downtown burlington that would have included municipal parking and an intermodal transit node. However, as the complexities of this option became more
apparent, thoughts turned to the possibility
of finding an alternate site.    Read more ...


 George Brown College Waterfront Campus - Reinventing Healthcare Education

It was Winston Churchill who observed that ‘We shape our buildings, and thereafter they shape us.” Rarely do we see that assertion so clearly played out as in the new george brown
college Waterfront health sciences campus in Toronto.   Read more ...