Alberta’s NECB 2017: Navigating New Requirements

Alberta has adopted the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings 2017 (NECB 2017), which will come into effect on April 1, 2019. A transition period will occur until October 1, 2019, when enforcement of the legislation begins. The province

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A new Footprint in Ottawa.

We are pleased to announce that Footprint has opened an Ottawa office. The seventh Footprint location to open in Canada, this new office will be led by Footprint Associate Christianne Aussant. Christianne has been an Associate with Footprint since 2015,

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2018 OAA Award Design Excellence Finalist

Every year the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) celebrates the excellent work of Ontario-based architects through the OAA Awards. Project selection is based on architecture which raise standards in design, sustainability, functionality, and overall quality of life. From a pool

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Markham “Welcomes” the Aaniin Community Centre

With the highest visible minority population of any major Canadian city, architects Perkins + Will designed a community centre to meet the diverse needs of Markham’s residents. The Aaniin Community Centre – a name that means “welcome” in Ojibwe –

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Toronto Client Event

Smith + Andersen will host their annual Toronto Client Appreciation Event on Wednesday November 1st at The Fifth Social Club in downtown Toronto.  Footprint is proud to be a part of the Smith + Andersen Group of Companies, and is

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2017 Passive House Summit

On Nov. 29 – 30, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre will host the third annual Passive House Summit at IIDEX. Comprised of four seminars, the summit will explore policies, principles, case studies and future directions of high performance building. Footprint and

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2017 CaGBC Awards

The Greater Toronto Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council  is Southern Ontario’s leading authority on green building best practices. Last night, at the CaGBC Greater Toronto Chapter Gala, the 2016 Innovation Award winners were announced. Congratulations to all of the

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CAMH Breaks Ground on Latest Phase

Today, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)  held the official groundbreaking for the latest phase of its downtown Toronto campus. When construction is completed, two new buildings totalling approximately 600,000 square feet, will be added to the growing

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