PCL Construction

Green Reason’s Role: Sustainability Consulting When PCL Construction set out to create their new district offices in Oakville after 25 years at their previous location, they were committed to taking a new approach: creating workspace with a focus on overall sustainability and wellness. One of the means to achieve their desired outcome was to be early adopters of the LEED® v4 for Commercial Interiors rating system. Read More ›

720 King Street West

Green Reason’s Role: Sustainability Consulting, Project Management, Commissioning, Occupant Engagement 720 King Street West is a commercial office building located in downtown Toronto. The 350,000 square foot building was constructed circa 1974 and underwent a major redevelopment led by Greiner-Pacaud/Hamilton Management on behalf of Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) and Shell Canada Pension Trust. It was completed in phases between 1998 and 2004, which changed the building’s original use of light industrial to Class A office. Green Reason’s founding principal managed that original redevelopment. When it came time to create a life cycle replacement plan for the building the client immediately contacted Green Reason to develop the new capital and operational strategy. Read More ›

Equitable Bank

Green Reason’s Role: Sustainability Consulting and Design Management Equitable Bank is Canada's ninth-largest independent Schedule I bank, serving Canadians coast to coast. It offers a diverse suite of residential lending, commercial lending and savings solutions, including high-interest savings products and GICs. Through its proven branchless approach and customer service focus, Equitable Bank has grown rapidly causing them to look at the future of their expanding workspace with a goal to preserve their collaborative culture and values. The project was a consolidation of offices from various buildings into a single 82,000 square foot workspace over seven floors at Yonge and St. Clair. Read More ›

TD Bank – Project SEED

Green Reason’s Role: Integrated Project Delivery Team Program and Project Management Project SEED (Sustainable Energy Efficient Design) is the internal name for TD Bank’s new North American retail prototype branch. It is designed to represent TD’s commitment to the environment while enhancing their legendary customer experience. Core objectives of the program included a LEED® Gold certifiable, and Net Zero capable design that could be scaled and replicated across Canada on a fixed schedule and budget. The initial prototype was constructed in Mississauga, Ontario and the lessons learned from this test branch were then applied to the final design to be implemented across North America. Read More ›

Spectrum Square

Green Reason’s Role: LEED Consultant Spectrum Square is a 1.3-million square foot complex consisting of four multi-storey office buildings and a six building restaurant campus located on Mississauga’s new Bus Rapid Transit route on Eglinton Avenue West. This is a fresh take on office parks, which are often car-dependent due to lack of transit and amenities. Along with direct access to the BRT and an array of culinary options on site, occupants at Spectrum Square enjoy a comfortable and healthy work environment which includes collaborative workspaces, glare-free indirect lighting with light sensors, raised-floor HVAC for constant fresh air and individually controlled temperature vents. Green Reason has was involved since the design phase, assisting the project team in keeping LEED strategies on track. The building was awarded LEED Canada Gold certification for Core and Shell by the CaGBC. Read More ›

TD Living Roof

Green Reason’s Role: Project Managers and Sustainability ConsultantsTo demonstrate their on-going commitment to sustainability, TD Bank decided to go green when upgrading the aging roof of their flagship Mies Van Der Rohe Banking Pavilion at the TD Centre in downtown Toronto. The new vegetated living roof provides improved thermal resistance, reduces urban heat-island effect and limits stormwater run-off. In addition, the design preserves the existing roof grid pattern which is a protected element of the designated heritage building. As sustainable project managers, Green Reason worked with the team from initial feasibility investigations through to completion of the construction process. The Globe and Mail called the green oasis in the middle of the financial district “surreal and thrilling. Check out the time-lapsed video of its construction. Read More ›

One York Street

Evening street view of One York Street Green Reason’s Role: LEED Consultant One York Street is a mixed-use development south of the Gardiner Expressway in downtown Toronto’s new South Core district. The 35-storey office tower achieved LEED® Platinum certification with the highest score ever awarded to a Toronto building (2017). Adjacent to Union Station, the 800,000 square foot tower rises above a 4-storey podium which houses 200,000 square feet of retail space, with indoor access to the PATH network. The office building features occupant controls for heating and cooling as well as access to daylight and views to provide a comfortable and healthy work environment for employees. Sustainable programs are being developed to ensure the building is maintained in a sustainable and environmentally preferable way. Read More ›


Green Reason’s Role: LEED Consultant Coca-Cola Canada relocated its headquarters to a new 3-storey, 100,000 square foot addition on top of the Toronto Sun building on King Street East. Coca-Cola is one of several large corporations that have been drawn to downtown Toronto by accessible public transit, the condo boom, and pedestrian-friendly neighbourhoods. Designed around a central atrium to provide natural light, the new space embraces collaboration with open concept offices and bright meeting rooms inscribed with inspirational quotations. As LEED Consultants, Green Reason worked with the project team to ensure Coca-Cola’s new headquarters achieved LEED Canada Silver for Commercial Interiors. Read More ›

Goodes Hall

Green Reason’s Role: LEED Consultant Queen's University School of Business offers some of Canada's most prestigious business programs. In order to accommodate growth, the Goodes Hall Expansion is a 10,200 square meter addition to the School’s existing restored 120-year old building. Green Reason came onboard late into the project, initiating a comprehensive review of the design and ensuring all LEED credits were properly documented. The LEED Canada NC Gold certified space is intended to encourage community and interaction between faculty, staff and students in all of Queen’s School of Business’ programs. Read More ›

Markham Stouffville Hospital Expansion

Green Reason’s Role: LEED Consultant Markham Stouffville Hospital is an acute care and community hospital serving south-east York Region, which has tripled in population since the hospital was first built in 1990. To meet the needs of the ever-increasing community, an expansion was built which is annexed to the original building. In keeping with the hospital's Greening Initiatives that encourage sustainable practices, and to provide a healthier work environment for the staff and patients, the decision was made to pursue LEED certification for the expansion. Despite joining the project late into construction, Green Reason assisted the project team in pulling together the undocumented credits in order to achieve the targeted certification of LEED Canada NC Silver. Read More ›

Grimsby Town Hall

Green Reason’s role: LEED ConsultantsLocated in the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario, the Grimsby Town Hall expansion project is built on the site of the former Town Hall, reusing a large portion of the existing building with several new additions. Green Reason joined the project team after value engineering aimed at reducing construction costs had eliminated major elements of the original sustainable design. By incorporating recommended lower-cost sustainable elements and emphasizing sustainable construction techniques, the team completed the project and were rewarded with a LEED® Canada-NC Silver certification. Read More ›

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