Posts tagged with ‘Green’

  • 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 […]
  • Cash in on Your Business Innovations

    By Aydan Aslan on April 30, 2014
    Are you one of the many Green Corps missing out on significant tax savings? Many businesses develop innovative ways to overcome everyday problems, but did you know that some of your solutions could qualify as research and development (R&D)? The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit is available for business conducting qualified SR&ED work in Canada.  Qualified projects […]
  • 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 […]
  • A BOMA BESt Chat with Bentall Kennedy

    By Aydan Aslan on April 17, 2014
     April is Environment Month; we checked in with BOMA member Art Skow, Vice President Property Management at Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP, for his take on the BOMA BESt program. BOMA: How long have you been involved in the BOMA BESt program? Art Skow: We’ve been involved with the BOMA BESt Program since its inception, when it was first called BOMA […]