The Greenroom Podcast: Episode 7

In this episode, we sit down with our very own Mike Singleton, SBC’s executive director that took place at the 2022 Green Building Festival!

Deep Energy Retrofits: Building Retrofit Roadmap

Minto has been investing in electricity and natural gas reduction measures at their commercial buildings and multi-unit residential buildings for decades, and are now turning their attention towards the goal of achieving net zero carbon (NZC) by 2050.

Better Buildings Boot Camp

How a building is designed, built, maintained, operated and used can have significant financial, environmental and social impact. In order to affect real change, a holistic and integrated understanding of and approach to the built environment is required, including multiple stakeholders.

Green Building Festival 2022

Where the most innovative minds in sustainable building meet!

SBC’s signature annual event takes place in-person & online on November 1st, 2022.

2022 Student Bursary Awardees

Sustainable Buildings Canada is pleased to announce that in 2022 we will be supporting 3 college students in the pursuit of their educational goals. After a review of potential candidates, SBC has selected the following individuals as recipients of a $1,000 bursary…

Why Many of Canada’s Commercial Buildings are Set for a Green Retrofit

When it comes to energy efficiency, most commercial buildings in Canada’s largest cities are behind the curve. In fact, many of these structures in Vancouver and Toronto predate modern building codes. However, according to Mike Singleton, Executive Director of Sustainable Buildings Canada, gradual — and economic — retrofits can make a world of difference, as well as augment a building’s value.

Sustainable Buildings Canada calls on industry to accelerate

For Immediate Release

Toronto April 22, 2022. According to Sustainable Buildings Canada (SBC) there has never been a
better time for building owners and operators to invest in improving their aging building
infrastructure. The non-profit organization points to numerous government incentives and
commitments recently outlined in the 2022 federal budget as reasons to act now. In addition,
rising energy costs and increased climate events have made the case for investing now in our
aging buildings even more urgent.

Green Building Festival – 2021

Sustainability, regeneration and resilience have given the building community many ways to think about and react to the longer wave of climate change. But if climate change is like a tumultuous tide, COVID-19 is like a quick, fierce tsunami. It foreshadows the acceleration of change that we will be facing and reminds us: we need […]