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25 06 2018
Top Canadian Entrepreneur, Arlene Dickinson is the Keynote Speaker at BOMEX 2018

Arlene Dickinson, renowned entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and television personality from the CBC program, Dragons’ Den will be our keynote speaker at BOMEX 2018!   Arlene Dickinson was once quoted as saying "The purpose of marketing is to deliver results", and delivering results is something that we can all agree she...

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25 06 2018
Building On Zero– Deadline for Net Zero Challenge Awards Extended!

BOMA Canada has extended the deadline for the 2018 Net Zero Challenge Awards from July 16 to July 29.   The Net Zero Challenge Awards, supported by Natural Resources Canada, recognizes buildings that have achieved outstanding energy performance, have drastically improved their performance, or have demonstrated leadership through the implementation of replicable and innovative...

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25 06 2018
BOMA Canada is pleased to announce the relaunch of Sustainable Workplaces.

Leasing office space in a green certified building is a great step toward becoming a more environmentally conscious, sustainable organization.   But how do you ensure that your efforts to support green building operations and provide a healthier work environment are actually happening and working? You need a framework to...

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25 06 2018
What’s BOMA Up to

Cyber Security in Building Operations In response to industry demand, BOMA Canada is pleased to be leading a working group bringing together building operations, security, IT and others to prepare our members to meet the threats posed by cyber risks in building operations.  Work is progressing under the leadership of...

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11 04 2018
Call for Entries – BOMA Canada launches the Net Zero Challenge!

BOMA Canada is excited to announce the Net Zero Challenge, supported by Natural Resources Canada. The Net Zero Challenge recognizes buildings that have achieved outstanding energy performance, have drastically improved their performance, or have demonstrated leadership through the implementation of replicable and innovative strategies that support efficiency and clean energy...

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11 04 2018
BOMA BEST Toronto Dominion Centre Case Study

“Only new buildings can be truly high performing!”  David Hoffman, General Manager of TD Centre, takes exception to comments like this. His belief is that the most sustainable buildings are the ones that already exist. “The commercial real-estate market has a perception that newer buildings are greener and more sustainable.”...

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11 04 2018
Contractor Management

The role of contractors in property management continues to change significantly.  In the past, many employees of larger property managers performed maintenance themselves.  Over the past twenty years or so, economic pressures and the rise of institutional ownership shifted the market towards outsourced Facilities Management. Early on, there was a...

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11 04 2018
Are you ready? ENERGY STAR certification in Canada is almost here!

Are you ready? ENERGY STAR certification in Canada is almost here! NRCan is preparing the final details for the launch of ENERGY STAR certification in Canada. Soon Canadian organizations will be able to earn recognition for their top-performing energy-efficient buildings. The program is on track to be launched on March...

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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 16,000 marine and freshwater habitats from around the world. As if...

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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. Here is some advice from BOMA Canada’s 2017 Pandemic Planning Guide...

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