Building Energy Performance Benchmarking

by Guest Blogger, Ian Theaker, Associate, at Ecolibrium Strategies Inc. Better building performance will be key to economic and environmental success in the 21st century. Impact of the Built Environment In 2009, Canada’s buildings consumed 31% of the nation’s...

LEED 2009 Closes Loopholes But Does It Address Climate Change?

Today I had a cursory foray into LEED 2009. I like a lot of the advancements that have been made. I do think that weighting energy and water efficiency more heavily will result in a more stringent certification with a more solid reputation. But I was disappointed to...