ISSUE 48 - Summer 2015

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Shaw Contract Group

 Rehau

Uponor

 Prelco

Read Jones Christoffersen

 Carlisle Construction Materials

Inline Fibreglass

 Atlas Roofing Corporation

Cement Association of Canada

 BC Hydro

Sustainalble Forestry Initiative

Canadian Precast Prestressed Concrete Institute

Stella Glass

 Forbo Linoleum Inc.

WalterFedy

 Interface

Hydrotech

 

Architecture Canada | RAIC Report

Politics and Architecture

The federal government is proceeding with plans to erect a National Memorial to the Victims of Communism in the judicial precinct beside Parliament Hill in OttawaRead more ...

 


Special Section

Winning projects of the 2015 Canadian Green Building Awards:

• Surrey Civic Centre
• Halifax Central Library
• Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office
• Kwayatsut
• Sechelt Hospital Expansion and Renovations
• Earth Sciences Building
• George Brown College Waterfront Campus
• Beechwood Deep Energy Retrofit

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Do our green buildings perform as expected?

Project examines gaps between expected and actual performance

Buildings are complex entities that
rely on both technical systems and human behaviour to create appropriate environments with optimal use of resources.
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VIEWPOINT

Delayed adoption of LEED v4, Now what?

A sigh of relief and a groan of frustration were simultaneously heard on October 29th, 2014. That was the day the U.S. Green Building Council [USGBC] announced that it would extend the LEED 2009 registration date from June 2015 to October, 2016.

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