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09 02 2018

Ripley’s Canada Becomes the First Aquarium to Earn BOMA BEST Certification BOMA Canada is pleased to announce Ripley’s Aquarium has received the BOMA BEST Silver certification. Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto, is truly a unique facility covering 135,000 square-feet with incredibly more than 1.5 million gallons of water and home to...

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09 02 2018

3 key considerations for communicating with your employees during a pandemic A pre-planned communication strategy is an essential component of your pandemic plan. In addition to considering external stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, and the media, it is also important to plan what, how, and when to communicate with your employees....

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18 01 2018

Breaking News: Potential shutdown of ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager BOMA Canada has just learned from NRCan that there is a possibility that ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager may be shut down as early as Friday January 19, 2018, at midnight, due to the expiry of a U.S. government budget deadline and...

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17 01 2018

BOMA Canada’s response to Winter 2018 updates to ENERGY STAR Portfolio ManagerSummary: Following the upcoming change to the calculation of ENERGY STAR Scores, BOMA BEST certified buildings will simply use the new methodology. We have provided a brief grandfathering period for this transition. We expect that the impact on BOMA...

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10 01 2018

Getting enough (pandemic) exercise… At their annual meeting in October of this year, the World Bank held a pandemic exercise. This wasn’t a one-off – they have had several pandemic exercises within the year. An increasing threat The Washington Post1 reports that in addition to the October exercise, the World...

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15 11 2017

BOMA Canada Welcomes New Chair Anne Marie Guèvremont Director of Property Management (Quebec and Atlantic Provinces) GWLRA, Montreal   BOMA Canada welcomes its new Chair – Anne Marie Guèvremont, duly elected by the Board of Directors during the association’s annual conference BOMEX, September 27-29, 2017, in Toronto, Ontario. Ms Guèvremont...

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15 11 2017

We couldn't have done it without YOU!!On behalf of the BOMA Canada Board of Directors and staff we thank our host BOMA Toronto, co-chairs Neil Lacheur and Theresa Warnaar, BOMA Toronto President Susan Allen, the BOMEX 2017 Organizing Committee, sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, delegates, volunteers and guests for supporting the association's...

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06 11 2017

Pandemic – nothing to worry about, right?The 2009 H1N1 pandemic was mild. Some said public health authorities got the world all worked up about nothing. A tempest in a teapot. However, it is critical to understand that pandemics are by nature unpredictable and can range from mild to incredibly deadly....

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06 09 2017

BOMA BEST is integrated with ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager!Users of the BOMA BEST Online Portal are now able to benchmark energy and water using either the BOMA BEST Online Portal or the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager (ES) portal. What is ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager? ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager (ES) is...

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27 06 2017

Introducing the BOMA Canada Net Zero AwardsIt’s an exciting time when the possibility of having a net zero building is very real. That’s why we are proud to introduce the BOMA Canada Net Zero Awards, supported by Natural Resources Canada. These awards will recognize the leadership of owners, developers, designers...

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