Posts Tagged ‘LEED rating system’


Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

With Mark Hutchinson

Mark Hutchinson, Vice President of Green Building Programs at the Canada Green Building Council [CaGBC], is heading up the Council’s new Zero Carbon Buildings Initiative which could affect how we design and operate buildings in the coming years.

The State of Green Building in Canada

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

This issue of SABMag endeavours to provide a snapshot of the current state of the green building movement in Canada, its recent accomplishments, its current concerns and its emerging trends. It follows hard on the heels of our annual awards issue, the fourth in a series that has become a valuable barometer for the design and construction industry. [See Issues 12, 18, 24 and 30].

Since the first issue of SABMag appeared in the summer of 2006 [less than one year after the country’s first LEED Platinum building was completed], the process of designing and delivering leading edge green buildings in Canada has undergone significant change.

By Jim Taggart