News

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 possible U.S. government shutdown. If there is a U.S....

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17 01 2018
BOMA Canada’s response to Winter 2018 updates to ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

Summary: 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 BEST scores will be modest. Details below. *** Natural Resources Canada...

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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 Bank conducted a simulation...

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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 has been a member of...

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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 27th National Conference BOMEX 2017 held...

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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. It’s only a matter of time...

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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 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s interactive energy management...

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27 06 2017
Introducing the BOMA Canada Net Zero Awards

It’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 and/or managers of buildings which demonstrate...

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27 06 2017
BOMA Local Associations Reach Significant Milestones.

BOMA Quebec celebrated its 90th anniversary in serving the building owners and managers of La Belle Province in true style. Highlights included the past presidents of BOMA Quebec being invited to the stage to be honoured in a true Canadian moment as each received a commemorative BOMA Quebec hockey jersey...

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27 06 2017
BOMA Canada is thrilled to Introduce Fitwel to the Canadian Market

The FITWEL service marks (word and logos) are owned by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the United States. Participation by The Center for Active Design and/or any other organization does not imply endorsement by HHS. Partnerships work best when you have two liked minded entities that...

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