Posts tagged with ‘Water’

  • Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference

    By Aydan Aslan on June 10, 2014
    On June 3, the 9th Annual Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference took place at the Telus Convention Centre. Focused on strategies, issues, practices and trends in real estate leasing for the office, industrial and retail markets, real estate professionals gained insight through round table discussions and a series of break out educational sessions. With the one year anniversary of the […]
  • Collaborating for Preparedness

    By Bill Partridge on June 5, 2014
    When there are major incidents, such as high winds and floods, BOMA is quick to address the concerns. Two recent examples of this proactive initiative is the collaborative leadership role assumed by BOMA to address the negative impacts of sudden high wind incidents. Working with regulatory agencies BOMA produced a set of guidelines for industry members to follow. The 2013 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]