REALpac 20 by ’15 Energy Consumption Target

On September 18, 2009, following extensive research and consultation, the Real Property Association of Canada (REALpac) announced the 20 by ’15 national energy consumption target for office buildings. The goal of REALpac’s 20 by ’15 initiative is to achieve the target of 20 equivalent kilowatt hours of total energy use per square foot of rentable area per year (20 ekWh/ft2/year), in office buildings, by the year 2015.

Going Deep Green at ORC

Ontario Realty Corporation has embarked upon a comprehensive program of energy and environmental improvement for Ontario Public Service (OPS) buildings. Key elements of their strategy include: Toronto Accommodation Plan which incorporates high standards of green...