Construction Links

Featured Message
 
WASTE AND RECYCLING EXPO CANADA / MUNICIPAL EQUIPMENT EXPO CANADA

Special Invitation to building owners, property managers, construction managers, project managers, health & safety professionals, facility managers, engineers and more

Get your FREE Expo Pass by registering here

The 19th edition of Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and the Municipal Equipment Expo Canada will return to the Toronto area, November 9 – 10. Hosted at the International Centre, these two events will be joined with the 7th edition of the Canadian Waste to Resource Conference produced by the Ontario Waste Management Association.


Sustainable Building ......................................................................................................................

New CaGBC report shows green building can cut 19.4 million tonnes of GHGs by 2030 while boosting economy by $32.5 billion

The report, titled Building Solutions to Climate Change: How Green Buildings Can Help Meet Canada’s 2030 Emissions Targets outlines the CaGBC’s response to the Vancouver Declaration on Clean Growth and Climate Change, which committed Canada to meeting or exceeding the federal government’s 2030 target of a 30 per cent reduction below 2005 levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

READ MORE

 

GRP Training Starts Next Week in Toronto

With nearly 600,000 square feet of projects installed in the GTA in 2015 alone, there's never been a better time to enhance your green roof design, installation and maintenance knowledge and prepare for accreditation as a Green Roof Professional (GRP).

READ MORE

 

Feedback on news item: Soaring Costs and Climate Change Call for New Approach to Funding Stormwater Management

I read the following article on your site: http://www.constructionlinks.ca/cgi-bin/story.cgi?id=303891. It has some significant factual errors, including in the following:

READ MORE

 

High School in Calgary wins CaGBC’s Greenest School in Canada 2016

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Canada Coalition for Green Schools announced today that the Career and Technology Centre (CTC) at Lord Shaughnessy High School in Calgary, Alberta, is the winner of the annual CaGBC Greenest School in Canada competition. 

READ MORE

 

Sydney's largest urban renewal project aims to recycle more water than it uses

Lee is working to make Lendlease’s Barangaroo South development in Sydney (consisting of three main commercial towers, three 10-storey residential buildings, and several multi-use buildings) net positive water.

READ MORE

 

Calgary man eliminates energy bill with solar-powered home

Where he used to pay $200 per month in energy bills, he's actually been able to sell surplus electricity back to the grid over the past months. 

READ MORE

 

Updated Media Kit Now Available - Construction Links Media

Is your company wanting exposure to Canada's top decision makers in the building, design and repair community including architects, designers, contractors, property managers, project managers, engineers, health & safety professionals & more? 

READ MORE

 

Planners for central Dartmouth development want to create ‘sustainable urban living

The first midrise project under Main Street’s revitalization plan is currently in the works. The development – called Garden View – will aim to provide housing to Halifax Regional Municipality residents such as seniors and students, among other tenants.

READ MORE

 

Ottawa Zibi development stirs controversy over green labels, First Nations rights

Zibi is the first development in Canada to receive a label called One Planet Living, issued by Bioregional, an organization founded in the U.K. Unlike LEED certification for buildings, which has been in use for years, One Planet is a relative newcomer to the world of green labels – only ten developments have the endorsement so far. 

READ MORE

 

Scientists made see-through wood that is cooler than glass and can save energy

The team, led by materials scientist Liangbing Hu at the University of Maryland, developed a patented process to turn wood translucent, make it more durable, and lend it incredible strength.

READ MORE

 

Canada Green Building Council® supports industry with launch of Energy Benchmarking training

This September, the Canada Green Building Council® (CaGBC) is launching new training on energy benchmarking strategies and regulation for both private and public sector stakeholders. 

READ MORE

 

BOMA Toronto comments on Green Button proposal

The Building Owners and Managers Association of the Greater Toronto Area’s (BOMA Toronto) recently published letter to the Ontario Ministry of Energy (MOE) offers nine recommendations on the draft policy of the province’s Green Button energy data analytics network.

READ MORE

 

First solar-powered apartment skyscraper to rise in Melbourne

The 60-level building will be the first skyscraper in Australia environmentally engineered to include solar cells in the facade, creating a far greater surface area for catching the sun's rays.

READ MORE

 

Built Green Canada Supports Fort McMurray Rebuild

While the rebuild has been of paramount concern since the earliest days of recovery, a thoughtful, deliberate approach is required to progress this construction. With the barrage of challenges and opportunities facing RMWB, Built Green Canada has been monitoring the situation to find an appropriate time to extend their support. 

READ MORE

 

Eleven organizations urge national plan for energy-efficient buildings in Canada

They offer 14 recommendations for key policies and programs for a national plan that would help the government meet climate-change objectives and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Such a plan, they say, would set the stage for deep energy retrofits of existing buildings (energy reductions of 25 to 50 percent of one-third of Canada’s buildings by 2030), and all new construction to be nearly zero energy by 2030.

READ MORE

 

 


SEARCH DATABASE          

Search

getlisted Friend us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter





logo             iapmo green

MCM Article ad



CALENDAR OF EVENTS
............................................................................................
Oct 05:  LEED GA Exam Kickstarter - Calgary
Oct 13:  LEED GA Exam Kickstarter - Edmonton
Oct 19 - 20:  Security Canada Central
Oct 26 - 29:  Eco Expo Asia
Nov 01 - 04:  CitiesAlive: 14th Annual Green Ro..

VIEW MORE

............................................................................................


IIDEX 2016 - Skyscraper ad
Logo Ad - 2016


power pledge logo


Logo - Construct-Ed


button ad mar2012




IIDEX 2016 - Box ad Article - Construct-Ed Security Canada 2016





Green Building Products
Green Services