A New Age for Sustainable Projects
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS, Canadian Facility Management & Design | February 2018
Duncan Rowe, BASc, MEng, P.Eng., LEED® AP BD+C | Associate/Sustainable Design Specialist
To reach Canada’s and Ontario’s environmental commitments, the property management industry needs to renovate 3 per cent of its existing stock every year for the next 33 years. It’s no easy task, and it’s one that all stakeholders are committed to improving building efficiencies, reducing energy usage, and making other eco‐forward investments. Fortunately, the tide is turning. Industry trends point to a renewed focus on sustainability, both to the benefit of owner budgets and tenant comfort.