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May 20, 2013
As British Columbia's construction industry becomes more familiar with the principles of green building, questions are being asked about the roles and responsibilities of the builder in realizing sustainable building goals.
May 20, 2013
Colleges in western Canada offer a great many courses where students can learn enough about the construction industry to enable them to go out and get a good job.
May 13, 2013
The B.C. Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association believes that infrastructure development is the key to growing our economy and for providing a better future for British Columbians.
April 22, 2013
The deeper one delves into the related concepts of resilience and sustainability of buildings and cities, the more apparent contradictions one finds.
April 15, 2013
Sustainable construction work has started recently on the new Vancouver head office of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC).
April 8, 2013
We've paid a lot of attention to "green" building in the last few years. We've looked for ways to design and build structures of all sorts while reducing the carbon footprint of our projects as much as possible.
March 27, 2013
Some people are already calling it the world's greenest building, although that may be a bit of a stretch. What is certain is that the Bullitt Center, in Seattle, incorporates an impressive collection of green technologies that will set the building apart from other office buildings in town.
March 18, 2013
The best designed wood projects in B.C. were recently honoured at an awards gala in Vancouver, B.C.
March 4, 2013
Climate change is causing the use of thermal mass to be rediscovered in building design to reduce carbon emissions resulting from heating and cooling of buildings, said Andrew Vizer, Cement Association of Canada's marketing and technical affairs director based in Vancouver.
February 25, 2013
Lock-Block Ltd., a Richmond, B.C. company that manufactures concrete products from recycled materials, recently won a TechGREEN Award from the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of B.C. (ASTTBC).
March 6, 2010
Smith Carter Architects and Engineers Inc., a Winnipeg-based firm, has received the first LEED Platinum certification for an office building in Manitoba.
March 6, 2010
After two years of discussion with Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), the Thermal Insulation Association of Canada (TIAC) might be a step closer to gaining LEED recognition.
March 6, 2010
BC Hydro is heading for higher ground with the construction of its new 23,000-square-foot facility in Port Alberni. The development is shooting for LEED Gold certification and is aiming to use just a quarter of the energy used in an equivalent building built to current market standards.
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