August 2013 Newsletter
There are a lot of exciting green building events and educational courses set to take place over the next couple months. Bring your attention to: the LEED in Practice Architectural Design and Documentation workshop on August 9; the LEED Canada for Homes workshop on August 19; and the Third Annual Chapter Boat Cruise on September 11.
IN THIS ISSUE...
Legacy Gala Awards
Boat Cruise Tickets
Workshops + CE Hours
CHAPTER NEWS + EVENTS
Legacy Gala Awards - Nomination Deadline This Wednesday
This year the Chapter has introduced an awards program for its largest networking and fundraising event of the year. The awards will recognize projects and individuals that demonstrate advancement in the green building industry in Southern Ontario. Nominations must be submitted before Wednesday, July 31st. Thank you to our event partner, TRCA and our first committed sponsors: Enbridge and Bentall Kennedy at the gold level and Mars Drinks and TD Bank at the silver level.
Boat Cruise Tickets Now on Sale
Join us at our Third Annual Chapter Boat Cruise on Wednesday, September 11. Don’t miss this opportunity to attend another networking event while exploring the revitalization project of Waterfront Toronto followed by dinner and a cruise through the islands! Click here to read more or to purchase tickets.
Featured Professional Development and Events
Conroy Public Works Yard (Ottawa) - LEED NC Silver
Apollo Health and Beauty Care (Toronto) - LEED NC Silver
500 Wellington (Toronto) - LEED CS Certified
Trenton North (Brighton) - LEED NC Silver
Morrisburg (Williamsburg) - LEED NC Silver
West Lorne (Dutton) - LEED NC Silver
York University Life Sciences Building (Toronto) - LEED NC Silver
TD Bank Tower (Toronto) - LEED EB: O&M Gold
Mapleglen Residences (Vaughan) - LEED NC Gold
Sun Life Financial Centre (Toronto) - LEED EB: O&M Gold
Huron Early Learning Centre (Ottawa) - LEED NC Silver
Frenkel & Moher Residence (Ottawa) - LEED for Homes Platinum
Vaughan Fire & Rescue Service FIRE STATION #7-10 (Vaughan) - LEED NC Gold
Target - T3729: Toronto Danforth (Toronto) - LEED for Retail (NC) Certified
Appleby Ice Centre (Burlington) - LEED NC Certified
Milton Sports Centre Expansion (Milton) - LEED NC Gold
Target - T3639 (Ajax) - LEED for Retail (NC) Certified
Target - T3753 (Hamilton Central) - LEED for Retail (NC) Certified
70 University Avenue (Toronto) - LEED EB: O&M Gold
111 Richmond W Revitalization (Toronto) - LEED CS Gold
How Canada’s Largest City is Reducing its GHGs
Toronto has been quite successful in lowering its greenhouse gas emissions. Read about the policies and strategies that are making it happen here.
Waterfront Toronto's 1st Sustainability Report Shows Progress
Indoor environments can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air. Many manufacturers and trade organizations are unwilling to disclose environmental information on their products, but new policies and programs may soon change this. Read more here.
Four Myths About Green Product Declarations
Competition in GTA Helps Drive Demand for Energy Efficiency
Quick News: Best of Twitter
About CaGBC's Greater Toronto Chapter
With an ever-growing network of over 6,000 building industry professionals across Southern Ontario,
the Greater Toronto Chapter provides networking events, education, and local tools and resources for the
commercial and residential building communities, creating a clean, healthy, high-performance built environment.
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