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20 06 2019
The Canadian Embassy in China Has Earned BOMA BEST Silver

BOMA Canada is excited to announce the Embassy of Canada in China has earned a BOMA BEST silver certification on all six of its major buildings. The accreditation was announced in conjunction with Earth Day 2019, and was the joint effort of Global Affairs Canada (GAC), the Building Operators and...

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23 05 2019
Rick Hansen – “Man In Motion” BOMEX 2019 Keynote

Rick Hansen, C.C., O.B.C., six-time Paralympic medalist, is a Canadian icon best known as the “Man In Motion” for undertaking an epic 26 month, 40,000 km journey around the world in his wheelchair. He is the Founder of the Rick Hansen Foundation, an organization committed to creating a world without...

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23 04 2019
#OnTheRoadWithSohi

Our own Benjamin Shinewald is interviewed by the Honorable Amarjeet Sohi, the Minister of Natural Resources, and talks about the challenges and opportunities that arise when constructing and operating sustainable buildings.

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23 04 2019
BOMA BEST Expands into Mexico!

BOMA Canada is excited to announce the first BOMA BEST certified building in Mexico. Torre Origami at 1458 Avenida Insurgentes Sur, Benito Juárez, CDMX, managed by Central de Inmuebles, has received a Silver certification. It now joins the 2,900+ BOMA BEST Certified Sustainable Buildings across North America. Since 2017, BOMA...

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03 04 2019
BOMA BEST Expands Into China!

We are thrilled to announce that BOMA BEST is now available in China! Earlier this month, BOMA Canada Chair Darren Klassen and Director Myron Keehn travelled to Shanghai to participate in a formal launch event organized by our partners at BOMA China. Jamie Gray-Donald, Senior Vice President, Sustainability & EHS...

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03 04 2019
BOMA BEST EPCOR Tower in Edmonton Case Study

Using innovative and efficient technologies for energy and water conservation. EPCOR Tower was constructed in 2011 with sustainability in mind, earning a LEED Gold certification for Core and Shell in August 2013. Committed to their vision, Qualico has implemented a comprehensive environmental performance management system for EPCOR Tower. This system...

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12 02 2019
Diverting light bulbs that contain mercury

Every year millions of light bulbs that contain mercury, such as compact fluorescent lamps and fluorescent tubes, are improperly disposed of in landfills. This results in mercury being released into the environment. What you can do Light bulbs containing mercury require special disposal to keep them out of landfills. Be...

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30 01 2019
Cyber Wellness Guide – Bringing risks to life

Take a look at how cyber security risk can affect your building with two scenarios drawn directly from real world incidents. Scenario 1: Using data for extortion An individual at ABC company received what appeared to be a standard PDF invoice by email from a trusted third-party supplier. This file...

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30 01 2019
Resilience Brief – Adaptation strategies

Sudden onset of extreme weather events poses various threats to the CRE industry. Take a look at the potential impacts at the building level and some adaptation strategies to consider when planning for resilience against extreme precipitation and flooding at your property. Extreme Precipitation and Flooding: Increased duration, intensity and...

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05 12 2018
Another Successful BOMEX

We couldn't have done it without YOU!!   On behalf of the BOMA Canada Board of Directors and staff we thank our host BOMA Calgary, co-chairs Melissa Heer and Graham Halsall, BOMA Calgary Executive Director Lloyd Suchet, the BOMEX 2018 Organizing Committee, sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, delegates, volunteers and guests for...

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