Canada Green Building Council

Students at Endeavour Centre to build Canada’s Greenest Home

Students at Endeavour Centre to build Canada’s Greenest Home

As part of the Sustainable New Construction: Building a New Future program, students at Endeavour will take on the role of lead builders on a single family residence — a 2,000-square-foot, two-story home that will be built on an infill lot in an older neighbourhood near downtown Peterborough.

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Green Building Workshop: Effective Commissioning for Existing Buildings – Sept. 8

Green Building Workshop: Effective Commissioning for Existing Buildings – Sept. 8

Build your skills in determining the appropriate level of effort, actions, national and local standards, cost options, and reasonable timelines in an effectively commissioning an existing building. After taking this half-day course, you’ll be able to correctly and consistently interpret LEED requirements, develop effective requests for proposals, differentiate between service providers, and consistently identify the quality of service received in commissioning or recommissioning buildings.

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CaGBC Toronto – Annual Gala 2011: Building Towards a Low Carbon Future – Nov. 23

CaGBC Toronto – Annual Gala 2011: Building Towards a Low Carbon Future – Nov. 23

Join us on November 23rd, 2011 for an energizing evening of live music, local cuisine and networking with 350 industry professionals in support of the Greater Toronto Chapter’s continuing education and training programs.

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LEED Documentation (NC 1.1) Workshop  —  Sep 22, 2011, Toronto, ON

LEED Documentation (NC 1.1) Workshop — Sep 22, 2011, Toronto, ON

This one-day interactive workshop discusses the LEED certification process and the tools in place to assist applicants seeking LEED Canada project certification for New Construction. This workshop addresses a number of the more complex documentation requirements in the LEED NC 1.0 + addendum and application guides for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings (MURB), Campus and Multiple Buildings (CMB) and Core and Shell (CS).

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Video: Exciting Prospects Ahead for CaGBC Greenbuilding Sector

Video: Exciting Prospects Ahead for CaGBC Greenbuilding Sector

Green Home TV caught up with Thomas Mueller, President of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) recently at the CaGBC’s Symposium 2011. Mr. Mueller shared with us about the Symposium’s focus on existing buildings and the CaGBC’s programs to help reduce energy and water consumption in commercial, industrial and high capacity residential by 50% by 2020. Mr. Mueller also updated us on other exciting developments in low-rise residential including Adera’s LEED Platinum Seven35 Project.

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