Category: Sustainability

Forest and mountains

Changes to the Vancouver Building By-law (VBBL) and the City of Vancouver Energy Modelling Guidelines have officially been submitted. Eric Rubli and Jakub Policht walk us through the City of Vancouver’s Climate Emergency New Buildings Update. Changes to the VBBL

Green vines hanging down a building

New year, new sustainability regulations impacting the building industry. Christine Chow takes us through the changes and what it means for building projects. Welcome to 2022 – a year where we make bigger strides toward our national climate change goals!

Interior of CAMH Phase 1C Redevelopment

(TORONTO, CANADA) July 22, 2021 – Phase 1C of the redevelopment of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in downtown Toronto has successfully achieved LEED Gold New Construction certification. Footprint provided energy modelling and sustainability services for the $685 million project, which involved the design and construction of two new buildings: