Left to right: Hazel Farley, Executive Director Canada Green Building Council; Councillor Pat Saito, Mississauga City, Ward 9; John McDougall, Chief Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services; Jayne Holmes, Manager, Facilities Planning and Development City of Mississauga; Raj Sheth, Director Faculties and Property Management, City of Mississauga.
Garry W. Morden Fire Training Centre
Named after the late Fire Chief, Garry W. Morden, this new fire training centre serves as a multi-agency training,
maintenance and development facility in Mississauga.
Obtaining LEED Silver Certification for New Construction and
Major Renovations, this facility focuses on harvesting
rainwater for flushing its toilets and washing its vehicles.
Hazel Farley, Executive Director of the CaGBC-GTC was
present and spoke at the facility’s Earth Day ceremony.
Congratulations to the Garry W. Morden Fire Training Centre
on your achievement!
From left to right: Mitch Gascoyne, LEED Consultant and Manager of Sustainable Design Services, MCW Consultants Ltd.; John O’Neill, Senior Property Manager, GWL Realty Advisors and Andy Schonberger, CaGBC-GTC (past) Chair of the Board, Business Development, Smart and Connected Real Estate & Communities.
33 Yonge Street
Earning LEED Gold Certification for Existing Building:
Operations and Maintenance, this 13-storey, class ‘A’ office
tower was originally built in 1982. Andy Schonberger (past)
Chair of our Board joined building tenants, Earth Day vendors and the Senior Property Manager, John O’Neill for an Earth
Day ceremony in celebration of their new LEED Gold status.
15 Brynhurst Court
Certified Silver under LEED Canada for Homes, this beautiful
home at 15 Brynhurst Court was opened up for a tour to the
Greater Toronto Chapter during the National Conference. An
impressive roster of sustainable features such as grey-water
recycling, radiant heating, drain water heat recovery, LED
lighting, recycled materials can be found all within the four
walls of this 2,400-square foot house in Midtown Toronto. The Greater Toronto Chapter presented a certificate to John Bell at the Sustainable Housing Foundation’s Engaging Sustainable Communities Event in June.
MyHaven GreenVision Homes
This custom-built project in Riverdale was also recognized by the Chapter at the Sustainable Housing Foundation’s
Engaging Sustainable Communities Event for its LEED
Platinum certification. Designed as a very airy, open space
concept, this innovative building features: locally sourced
windows that have selective coatings to balance day lighting
and temperature fluctuations in the space, locally sourced
insulation, a drainwater heat recovery pipe, a hybrid boiler-
radiant heat flooring HVAC system, and a hybrid
passive/ceiling fan design to avoid the installation of a central AC system.
Loyalist College - Sustainable Skills,
Technology and Life Sciences Centre
The new Sustainable Skills, Technology and Life Sciences
Centre at Loyalist College in Belleville is raising the bar in
environmental sustainability within a learning environment.
The 121,800 square-foot Skills Centre features 50,950 square
feet of new, flexible space for teaching, laboratories, shops,
research labs and classrooms. The new space is linked to
the repurposed space with a beauitful Link Lounge, which
features a living wall. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister
of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for
Southern Ontario was on campus to help celebrate the LEED
certification, in January 2014, along with Daryl Kramp, MP for
Prince Edward-Hastings, and other dignitaries.
Congratulations to Loyalist College on attaining LEED Silver -
this is a momentous achievement.
North Star Homes
In achieving 78 individual LEED Silver certifications, the Cotton Lane stacked townhouse project was a mighty undertaking.
Located on Old Kennedy Road in Markham, Cotton Lane was
a two-phased project of 78 stacked townhouses plus, 44,000
square feet of mixed-use commercial/residential space,
which earned LEED certification in December 2013. Our
Executive Director, Hazel Farley, was on hand to present a
LEED certification to North Star Homes for their outstanding
achievement at a Sustainable Housing Foundation dinner.