District heating and cooling: a breakdown

What is a district energy/heating and cooling system? District energy or district heating and cooling systems consist of a network of underground insulated pipes that pump hot or cold water to multiple buildings in a district, neighbourhood or city. These systems may connect to just a few buildings, or to thousands of buildings, facilities, and/or […]

10 Ways the National Budget Supports Net Zero Initiatives

Climate emergencies are flaring up across the globe: With mega droughts in California and record high temperatures in India, it’s more important than ever before to focus on developing a more resilient foundation for the world we live in. On April 7th Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland finalized the 2022 national budget with a focus […]

2022 could be the year California runs out of water.

Over 90% of the Western US is currently experiencing different severities of drought. However, California is being hit the hardest as it goes through the areas first megadrought in 1,200 years. The drought has forced 6 million Californians to reduce their water usage or run the risk of draining their water supply by the end […]

How Leak Detection Can Save You Thousands on Your Water Bill

Due to aging infrastructure and the lack of real-time reporting, Toronto residents should be cautious – they can be on the hook for a hefty water bill due to undetected leaks in their buildings. These bills can cost residents thousands in utility fees before they ever realize there’s a problem. Two siblings in Toronto recently […]

Indigenous-focused projects in Canada raising the bar in commercial real estate

Canada’s indigenous communities are a growing presence in the country’s commercial and residential real estate development industries. They are often designing spaces that set a higher standard for urban buildings that harmonize with their natural landscapes while reducing their impact on the environment of the local community.  They account for projects that comprise of millions […]