Canada's Ultimate Green Building Program

Did you know that annual energy costs for Canada's commercial buildings amount to $17.6 billion? Did you also know that lighting, air conditioning and heating represents between 50 and 60 per cent of all annual greenhouse gas emissions in Canada? With these numbers in mind, it is ...

Join Green Building Experts in Alberta – Become a Member of the CaGBC

    You’re interested in Alberta’s green building industry. And you’re passionate about being part of the transformation to high-performing, healthy green buildings, homes and communities throughout Alberta.   Reasons to Connect Join the Alberta Chapter - CaGBC ...

Green Building Education – The Time for Change is Now

Turning Over a New Leaf   Green building education is a term that may still not be widely known in the general community, but it is a hot topic in the builder's world and grows stronger by the day. While traditional methods of building structures have served us well over these ...

Green Architects are Environmentally Conscious

What Does it Mean to Build Green?   Buildings and homes that are not built for sustainability consume more energy, resources and create greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to negative impacts on the environment. Building green is a process of consciously thinking about how ...

Green Accreditations – Making the Grade

It seems like everything today is engineered to be of some protection to the environment and the people in our lives both professionally and personally are expecting us to keep up. The problem is often not that we don't want to or that we don't care, but in fact that we become overwhelmed ...

Environmental Building Products - how to know if they are really green

Environmental building products from paint to cladding to HVAC systems, and everything in between, are increasing in demand. By using environmental building products, the building owner and project team are taking extra measures to lower the building’s environmental impacts during ...

Chapter Membership Offer Discounts on Green Events

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is Canada's premier not-for-profit, national organization that advocates and assists in the advancement of green building and sustainable community development. With a membership of over 1,200 organizations and 2,500 individual members ...

Custom Green Education

CaGBC can work around your schedule with their flexible education options. Their courses range in length (from one hour sessions to certificate programs) and a broad range of topics ensures that there is something for everyone. Whether you are looking to brush up on a particular topic, ...

Turn your passion into a career with the Canada Green Building Council

Passionate about the environment and green buildings and want to be involved?   Connecting your day job to what you care most about is the key message driven home to young professionals or anyone looking for greater meaning in their work. For organizations and individuals ...

Build Your Green Network

Build Your Green Network   Build your green network in BC by getting involved with the BC Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council. The Canada Green Building Council is a mission-driven non-profit organization dedicated to leading and accelerating the transformation ...

Best Green Building Courses

Best Green Building Courses   The rising popularity of sustainable and green building means that superior green building teams are busy, and that's good news! However, the fast-paced nature of the industry means that your team members may be too busy to attend the training courses ...

Sustainable Building Canada

The Advantages of Going Green   There is a huge demand for buildings in Canada to become more environmentally friendly in order to reduce  their carbon footprint. It is currently estimated that the commercial building sector accounts for more than half of the total ...

Improve Energy Performance by Retrofitting Buildings to be Green

Going green doesn't necessarily mean building green from the ground up. It can be a number of different efforts all towards the same goal, and working with what you already have. Simply upgrading some of the utility devices in a building can have a huge impact on lowering that building's ...

LEED in Canada Education Promotes Green Building

What is LEED®?   The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is this country's leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing green building and sustainable community development. The organization provides a host of educational opportunities, available online and ...
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