Posts Tagged ‘ledcor Construction’

VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre - Net-zero building designed to meet the Living Building Challenge system

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Founded in 1971 and located five kilometres from downtown Vancouver, the VanDusen Botanical Garden preserves an important 22-hectare environmental oasis within
an increasingly dense urban context.

By Jim Huffman


BC Cancer Agency Research Centre

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

Landmark research facility achieves Canada’s first LEED Gold rating

The design distinguishes the office and laboratory blocks

by Ivo Taller

The 233,000sf BC Cancer Agency’s Research Centre in Vancouver is the first facility of its kind in Canada to achieve a LEED Gold rating accomplished through heat recovery, natural and high-efficiency lighting, material conservation, and waste management, among other measures. (more…)