Sustainable Building Canada – Building Lasting Change

Canada Green Building Council The Canada Green Building Council is a non-profit national organization that has been working to advance green building and sustainable community development practices in Canada since 2002. The strong group of more than 1,200 organizations and 2,500 ...

Green Building Conference

Building Lasting Change - Canada's premier annual green building event   Environmental sustainability goes far beyond the use of solar panels, heat pumps and a green roof. Every year, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) brings together sustainable-minded businesses, ...

Canadian Green Building Education and Resources

Building Lasting Change - Canada's leading green building industry conference   One way to immerse yourself in information and inspiration about the latest in green building trends – and to meet leaders in the field – is to attend the CaGBC's annual national conference - ...

LEED Buildings and Homes – A Global Phenomenon

The topic of home construction is much more intricate today than ever before, but not necessarily because we need bigger or flashier homes, but because people want smarter buildings. Whereas "environmentally-friendly” and "sustainable building” were once terms reserved for intellectuals ...

What is LEED Building Certification and How Can You Acquire It?

There has been a major push towards the development of greener standards in nearly every industry. The reason for this range from being more environmentally friendly to delivering higher performance. LEED®, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a rating system originally ...

Green Building Rating System

Green Building Rating System: LEED®   LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a set of rating systems for the design, construction and operation of energy efficient green buildings, homes, and neighborhoods. LEED certification aims to encourage improvements ...

The Cost Of Building Green

The Cost of Building Green   Some companies explain their reasoning behind not adopting green principles in design and construction of their buildings as high cost. However, upon examination this argument falls apart. In fact, green buildings recoup the initial investment in ...

LEED Savings – CaGBC Membership Offers Excellent Benefits

What is LEED®?   Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is the pre-eminent rating system for the way buildings, homes and neighbourhoods are designed, developed and operated all over the world. LEED is a third-party, green building certification that was ...

Green Construction Products in Canada

Canada is recognized as a world leader in green building and design. Canadian companies have earned a reputation in the green building industry and have made such an impact that Canada ranks second in the world for the number registered and certified LEED® projects.   ...
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