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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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05 12 2018
Is Your Building Prepared for Extreme Weather

BOMA Canada is proud to present the BOMA Canada Resilience Brief – an important tool to help building owners and managers begin to consider resilience and the potential risks imposed by extreme weather events.   Following the disastrous events of 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires and the 2018 New Brunswick and...

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05 12 2018
What is Cyber Wellness?

Cyber security threats have been expanding in both frequency and types of breaches over the years.   Companies have correspondingly responded with measures to protect their information and their corporate systems. Threats exist for building operations too, and like corporate systems need be taken more seriously due to the ramifications...

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