Climate Change Adaptation – mitigating floods and other weather disasters

As governments at a national, provincial and municipal level recognize the growing need for adapting infrastructure to combat the effects of climate change, monies will be spent on both basic infrastructure projects and adopting new green technologies. Climate change and extreme weather events threaten existing infrastructure across the country, impacting its effectiveness, lifespan, cost, maintenance, … Continue reading Climate Change Adaptation – mitigating floods and other weather disasters

A look at the Zero Carbon Building Standard in Canada

We like to use this space to highlight Canadian market sectors that offer the opportunity for participation from service and product providers outside the country. And the renewable and building industries certainly deserve a close look. Devised by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), the Zero Carbon Building Standard is the first green building program … Continue reading A look at the Zero Carbon Building Standard in Canada