Our long-term sustainability consulting client 720 Access, at 720 King Street West was recently granted recertification by the CaGBC. The big news is this time they achieved LEEDv4.1 Platinum Recertification, improving on the original score of Gold under LEED 2009. Continue reading
We’re pleased to announce that after much hard work, 191 Laurier Avenue in Ottawa was awarded LEED®v4 Silver for existing building in June of 2019. Working with Arguson Project Inc., Green Reason served as sustainability consultants for this three-year project. Continue reading
PCL Construction’s new district offices in Oakville has garnered a lot of attention for its commitment to sustainability, with a focus on wellness as seen in AWARD: PCL Toronto – New District Offices. One of the means to achieve their desired outcome was to target LEED® v4 for commercial interiors. That alone is proof of PCL’s commitment since this fairly new set of standards pushes all known boundaries and is very difficult to achieve. Continue reading
Updated January 2021
Articles related to green building are forwarded to me often. One such article had opening remarks along the lines of achieving LEED® certification is just table-stakes these days. I completely agree – we’ve believed that for a long time. LEED provides excellent principles for designers, builders and property managers to follow, and we love helping clients use them to inspire measures above and beyond. But it doesn’t cover everything that could make a building truly green.
The South Shore is a two-building condominium project being developed by Fortress Real Developments on the southern shore of Lake Simcoe. We will be consulting in their pursuit of LEED® green building certification.
Multi-unit residential buildings present unique challenges because you are constructing multiple individual units assembled in a single building. Continue reading