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CISC Quebec Region invites you to attend the Bridges & Infrastrucutre Steel Symposium in Boucherville on Monday May 1.

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How bamboo could fuel a future infrastructure boom

The plant takes just six months to regenerate and can be re-harvested every three years without any environmental damage, edotco added.

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Alberta's new efficiency rebates support home improvements

A new Energy Efficiency Alberta program will support homeowners and local Alberta contractors through rebates for insulation, tankless hot water heaters and windows.

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Invitation to Attend: B.C. Liberals, NDP, and Greens to participate in election online forum on clean growth

Prominent candidates from British Columbia’s three major political parties will face questions about the clean economy and climate action at a public forum on Thursday, April 20.

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Bibliothèque du Boisé Wins RAIC's Green Building Award

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) have awarded Montreal’s Bibliothèque du Boisé with the annual Green Building Award for 2017.

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Canada Green Building Council Manitoba recommends Province leverage green building industry for infrastructure investments

Following the release of the 2017 Manitoba Provincial Budget yesterday, the Manitoba Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council (MB CaGBC), is pleased to see that there is continued commitment to a Manitoba Climate Plan, and that investment in green infrastructure will be a key strategy going forward. 

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B.C. Liberal platform puts clean growth prosperity at risk

Josha MacNab, B.C. director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to today’s release by B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark of her party’s 2017 election platform:

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St. Albert council approves new sustainable buildings policy

The policy requires all new city buildings bigger than 500 square metres and all renovations of city-owned properties that cost over $1 million to meet an industry recognized third-party verified green rating certification. 

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Canadian wind power industry looks to U.S. for growth

Massachusetts is required to meet a greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 25 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020. It’s one of several states that have set emissions targets.

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UN Habitat report highlights global impact of LEED

A new report from UN Habitat features LEED among the rating systems that promote green building worldwide.

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Pembina Institute reacts to Climate Leadership Strategy announcement by BC Green Party

Josha MacNab, B.C. director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to today’s announcement by B.C. Green Leader Andrew Weaver on his party’s Climate Leadership Strategy:

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EnerQuality, ENERGY STAR, reach home labelling milestone

EnerQuality - the #1 certifier of energy efficient homes in Canada – has hit a milestone: labelling its 75,000th ENERGY STAR® home.

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Ontario’s first concrete home will be 30 per cent more energy-efficient than a traditional house

While tilt-up is already being used to build custom homes in British Columbia and throughout the US, the concept of living in a concrete house can be a hard sell in Ontario, where homeowners are more familiar with traditional wood-framed construction techniques.

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University of Calgary's newest residence buildings recognized for sustainable design and construction

For UCalgary's two newest residence buildings, low-emitting materials and a dedicated outdoor air system help provide excellent air quality year-round. 

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Setting a new benchmark in green construction

Baptised the “Paradigm” home, this custom built BONE Structure home is setting a new benchmark for green construction in Vancouver. Scoring a rating of 95 on the EnerGuide scale, Paradigm will serve as an industry leader for a future in which homes are built to last.   

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CitiesAlive®: 15th Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference - Awards of Excellence - Call for Submissions

This is the only awards program dedicated to innovative green roof and wall projects and is designed to celebrate the creative and technical advancements the industry continues to make. CitiesAlive Awards of Excellence also recognizes outstanding individual contributions to the industry in research, policy, and corporate leadership.

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