Message from the Executive Director
I have spent my entire life in Alberta. It may well be that I am getting more nostalgic about my province, but I see Alberta growing up. Growing up in the sense that our province is not only growing but the decisions surrounding that growth relating to our built environment are maturing.
ASBS 2015 Call for Presenters
ASBS 2015 Call for Presenters
Have you or your organization developed an innovative approach or a practical solution or product that addresses Bolder. Better. Greener. sustainable building in Alberta? If so, here’s your chance to showcase your work!
ASBS 2015 registration open
You’re got your calendars marked for Tuesday, May 5, 2015 for Alberta’s premier green building event. Now take the next step — and register
City of Calgary solar installation
The City of Calgary’s largest-yet solar installation is a great example of sustainable building — and teamwork.
EcoHouse Design Challenge winners
The winners are announced! Teams from Alberta’s design community unleashed their creativity to design a virtual house for RRRibbitt, recycling mascot for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB).
Why building green matters to your health
Blog (Sept. 4, 2014) by Lana Selbee, REAP
When you hear the term ‘Green Buildings’ the first thought that comes to mind most likely pertains to the environment.
Lafarge Precast Day
Lafarge is promoting their two Alberta Precast Day open houses as a day of sharing knowledge.
Calgary high performance home reno
Blog by Tyler Hermanson, 4 Elements #ecorenoyyc
#ecorenoyyc is a mini-blog following my personal design/build renovation of a 1950's factory built home to a fully updated, LEED certified home for my family. Personal connection, demand for performance and a tight budget have me in the trenches helping this come together.
Green Energy Futures photostream
Following the maxim that a picture is worth 1,000 words, Green Energy Futures’ photostream offers a fascinating view of green building
The University of Calgary’s Taylor Family Digital Library (TFDL), North America’s most technologically advanced student library, creates a new model for learning and research with its functional, flexible and sustainable design.
Other New Construction certified projects:
Fire Rescue Services Ellerslie Fire Station No. 27, Edmonton - LEED Gold
The Genesis Centre of Community Wellness , Calgary - LEED Gold
Alberta Health Services South Health Campus, Calgary - LEED Silver
Edmonton Remand Centre, Edmonton - LEED Silver
Herons Crossing School, Airdrie - LEED Silver
Jasper Fitness Centre, Jasper - LEED Silver
Lois Hole Library, Edmonton - LEED Silver
Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre, Edmonton - LEED Silver
Alberta Infrastructure, Edmonton North Petroleum Plaza, Edmonton - LEED Silver
Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance
Bow Valley Square, Calgary - LEED Gold
Manulife Place, Edmonton - LEED Gold
Core and Shell
McKenzie Towne Park - Site G, Calgary - LEED Silver
Following is a selection of recent media articles that feature a variety of topics of interest to Alberta’s sustainable building community.