Sustainability

As advocates for sustainable design, RJC’s passion and commitment to responsive and responsible design is embedded into our everyday engineering practice.

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In a world of increasing challenges in the way Canadians live, work and play, RJC is a strong voice for creative and practical thinking through sustainable stewardship.


Since the emergence of the LEED rating system in the late 1990s, green design has evolved into a broad-based search for harmony between nature and the built environment. Once regarded as atypical and avant-garde, sustainable design has quickly emerged as the norm in the industry and RJC takes great pride in our lead role.

Our insight into the ecological and communal impacts of sustainable design continuously evolve. Our passion around inspired green design forces us to challenge norms regarding energy efficiencies and materials used on every one of our projects. RJC is committed to delivering innovative solutions benefitting our clients, while also minimizing the economic, social and environmental impacts.

With over 71 LEED Accredited Professionals and Green Associates, RJC continues to build upon their knowledge and understanding of green building strategies. Our sustainable design specialists are knowledgeable in all current sustainability standards in North America including:

  • BOMA Best
  • BREAM
  • Built Green
  • Green Globes
  • Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)
  • LEED
  • Living Building Challenge
  • NetZeroEnergy
  • Passive House
  • Resilience
  • Solar
  • WELL Certification
  • ZeroCarbon

RJC embraces the principals of LEAN design and construction as we strive to eliminate waste and provide value to our clients. Wa are proud of our emerging role as an industry leader in Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), and the sustainable design opportunities it presents. 

Interested in discussing your next ‘sustainable’ project?  Want to learn more about sustainable design and best practices?
Email us at thinkgreen@rjc.ca