Posts Tagged ‘LEED Gold standard’

2015 Award Winning Project: Surrey Civic Centre

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Jury comment

A bold and dramatic building that is nonetheless refined and elegant.
A fitting statement for a municipality that is forging a new identity based
on the consideration of sustainability at all levels - including transit, civic
and community space, and the transparency and accessibility of
government. This is a building that will draw the community in.
Its performance metrics are equally impressive.

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Eastgate Offices for Environment Canada

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Energy-intensive building conserves through heat recovery, PV generation, and tight envelope

This project, known simply as ‘Eastgate’, is a double agent. Although it functions as a healthy, sustainable office space for its occupants in Edmonton, the building is also a 24/7, mission-critical facility designed to ensure that Environment Canada’s important weather forecasting work continues under any circumstances.

By Kent McKay

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