Once again this year, staff from Morrison Hershfield supported the annual Commuter Challenge, a week-long event that takes place during Canadian Environment Week. It is a friendly competition between Canadian cities and workplaces that celebrates active and sustainable transportation. This year’s Challenge included 17,480 participants from 1,511 workplaces, and avoided 258,132 kg of CO2.
On Thursday, April 19th, 2018, Living Future Vancouver produced a sold out event that focused on bringing healthy and regenerative buildings to the city. Held in a historic former Bank of Canada building now called The Permanent, the event showcased an all-star lineup of speakers and panelists, including:
Stevan Vinci, Building Science Consultant and Sustainability Specialist, has been selected as a 2017 LEED Fellow by the Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI). This honor is granted for his outstanding work as LEED Professional and the significance of his contributions to the green building community.
Morrison Hershfield is excited to announce that Robinson Place has been awarded a 2016 Canadian Consulting Engineering Award of Excellence in the Buildings category for its LEED EB: O&M project.
While LEED v4 brings with it a variety of new and updated requirements, the largest changes are within the Materials and Resources credit category.
Morrison Hershfield congratulates the City of Kimberley’s SunMine on being named as one of Canada’s Clean50 Top 15 Project Award winners.
Morrison Hershfield congratulates Robinson Place and Infrastructure Ontario’s Real Estate Management Team on receiving the 2015 Innovation Award for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance from the Greater Toronto Area Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).
Robinson Place has been officially designated as LEED EB: O&M Platinum by the Green Building Council of Canada (CaGBC). This Ontario Government Building at 300 Water Street in Peterborough, Ontario also received an ENERGY STAR score of 89.
Building Energy Specialist Christian Cianfrone (far right) was a recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in a ceremony on June 29 during their Volunteer Awards Dinner at Convergence in San Diego, California.
Director of Sustainability Mark Lucuik, P.Eng., LEED Fellow was honoured by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) with the CaGBC Volunteer Leadership Award at the 2015 CaGBC National Conference and Expo.
Congratulations to Jeremy Carkner, P.Eng., LEED® AP BD+C on his recent election to the Board of Directors for the Consulting Engineers of Ontario.
This week marked a significant milestone for Morrison Hershfield as the Milton Velodrome, York University Athletics Stadium and Tim Hortons Field all achieved LEED Silver Certification.
A recent article in the Vancouver Sun highlights the fact that the City’s “strict energy and emissions requirements for all new large buildings is changing how building professions approach their jobs, and increasing the degree to which they collaborate in designing new tall buildings.”
Morrison Hershfield has scored three 2013 Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) awards, two in BC and one in Ontario. The regional awards, presented every two years, celebrate outstanding achievements in steel construction and are presented in three categories for projects demonstrating ingenuity in Architecture, Engineering and Sustainability. Morrison Hershfield took home an award in each of these categories.