SPECIAL ISSUE 42 - WINTER  2013/14

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The annual guide of products and services for sustainably-designed projects

 

Owens Corning

PFSI [Polarfoam]

BC Hydro

Dryvit

Hydrotech Membrane Corp.

Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Hamid Design Build

IIDEX Canada

Morrison Hershfield

Canadian Precast Prestressed
Concrete Institute

Interface


Inline Fiberglass

BC Wood

Forbo Flooring Systems

Eco Insulating Glass

Olympia Tile

Alumicor

Fransyl

GE Canada

TrueFoam

Mitsubishi Electric Sales



CEU Article: Pushing the envelope

The need for enhanced commissioning

Set goals, check goals, meet goals. This is the backbone of commissioning, although like many other things, the devil is in the details. 

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Maison du Developpement Durable

Infill building densifies the city and meets
LEED Platinum

First building in Quebec to achieve LEED® Platinum NC status, the Maison du développement durable [MDD], is located in the heart of the Quartier des spectacles [Montreal’s Entertainment District]: a lively area with
a rich architectural tradition.   Read more ...

 


Welcome to the first installment in a new series of SABMag interviews of people involved in things sustainable

INTERVIEW WITH: Miriam Turner on the Net-WorksTM program

AVP Co-innovation at Interface, Inc. heads the carpet tile manufacturer’s Net-Works™ program, which is as much a development program as it is a novel recycling program.

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Upper Thames River Conservation Authority

New building lowers operating costs, promotes environmental stewardship

Nestled within an 1,100 hectare regional conservation area, this 3,800m2 administrative building responds
to the existing environment and respects regulated requirements of flood plains, heritage zones and environmentally-sensitive areas.   Read more ...


Blatchford Redevelopment

The City of Edmonton set the bar high by issuing an international Request for Proposals for the redevelopment of the downtown Edmonton Municipal Airport, now known as the Blatchford Redevelopment, to house 30,000 people in a carbon-neutral, mixed-use development that would be a leading model of sustainability.  Read more ...