Toronto Becomes First Jurisdiction in North America to Enact Whole-building Embodied Carbon Caps on New City-owned Buildings

On May 10, 2023, Toronto became the first North American jurisdiction to require lower-carbon construction materials, limiting embodied carbon from new municipal building construction. New […]

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Mass Timber’s Carbon Impact

Though mass timber offers many benefits over traditional building materials, its renewable nature and negative carbon impact are perhaps the most exciting. Turning trees into […]

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Beyond Energy Efficiency

How a focus on low carbon materials can set your green building apart As energy-efficient green buildings and their associated certifications like LEED have become […]

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What is Mass Timber and Why Should Canada Lead the Industry?

When we talk about a bold new green technology that could radically transform our society, the mind goes first to renewable energies, biodegradable plastics, electric […]

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Green Stimulus: Support the economy, boost local jobs and cut carbon with upfront carbon caps on infrastructure projects

With the economy severely battered by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the government of Canada is taking unprecedented action to support Canadian workers and businesses. As […]

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Changes in LEED v4.1 make life cycle assessment and embodied carbon management more flexible

You’ve probably heard of a “LEED Building”; you may even live or work in one. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most […]

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