Posts tagged with ‘Conservation’

  • BOMA Awards Recipient Profile: Primaris REIT

    By Aydan Aslan on June 11, 2014
    On Thursday May 8, BOMA Calgary hosted the 2014 TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards. Over the next couple weeks we’ll check in with our recipients to find out what the award meant for their team! Kevin Brees, General Manager, Park Place Shopping Centre, Primaris REIT Recipient of the EARTH Award BOMA (B): Why did you decide to submit for the Awards […]
  • Environment Week Tip of the Day!

    By Aydan Aslan on June 4, 2014
    Canadian Environment Week is June 1 – 7 (2 – 6 for the business week). The City of Calgary will celebrate in various ways, including the Mayor’s Environment Expo and the annual Commuter Challenge. We checked in with our members, to find out what they are doing to mark this national week of awareness: Did you know one-third of the […]
  • What Are You Doing for Environment Week?

    By Aydan Aslan on June 3, 2014
    Canadian Environment Week is June 1 – 7 (2 – 6 for the business week). The City of Calgary will celebrate in various ways, including the Mayor’s Environment Expo and the annual Commuter Challenge. We checked in with our members, to find out what they are doing to mark this national week of awareness: We hold the “Great Energy Challenge” […]
  • Green Building with Jerry Yudelson

    By Lloyd Suchet on May 20, 2014
    This month saw Jerry Yudelson, “the Godfather of Green” present to a local crowd on lessons for green building. Yudelson began by explaining the context for green building. Cities are fast becoming the engines of the global economy, with the 600 largest cities contributing to 64% of global GDP despite having only 22% of the population. However, cities through infrastructure […]
  • Cogeneration: Surprises and Opportunities

    By Aydan Aslan on April 24, 2014
    On April 2, two members of Oxford Properties Group’s operations team provided a tour for the BOMA Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Committee. This wasn’t the usual mechanical room tour, but in fact a tour of Oxford’s newly installed Cogeneration Unit in one of the towers at Centennial Place. Touring mechanical areas of the building are not typically exciting or […]
  • Desert Lessons in Water Conservation

    By Bill Partridge on April 15, 2014
    Calgarians can learn a lot about water from folks that live in the desert. Water is a precious and life-giving resource that requires careful management. California’s Coachella Valley where Palm Springs is located is at the transitional point of both the Sonoran and Colorado Deserts. The Coachella Valley has received virtually no rain since August 2013, and is becoming    increasingly […]