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Recent Releases from Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)

BOMA Toronto CDM Program helps city keep cool and save money

Published Wed, 24 Jun 2009 10:24:51 EST Read More

Media Release Beat the heat with BOMA Toronto's CDM Program Electricity demand and management program keeps cool and saves cost (Toronto, June 24, 2009) Today, electricity use is expected to hit its highest level in 2009, as temperatures hit 29oC. Today peak electricity use is projected to be 21,945 MW (5:00pm EDT) in Ontario compared to approximately 21,000 MW yesterday. Peak electricity, has become a significant issue in the province, particularly in the downt...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto CDM Program announces two new energy conservation programs for commercial properties in the '416' area code

Published Tue, 9 Jun 2009 17:17:21 EST Read More

Media Release Two new programs to help reduce energy consumption for commercial building owners and tenants The BOMA Toronto CDM Program announces two new energy conservation programs for commercial properties in the '416' area code (Toronto, June 10, 2009) The Building Owners and Managers Association of (BOMA) Toronto, on behalf of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA), manages and delivers an energy conservation incentive program for buildings (office, retail, industr...... Click here to read this release



Deputy Premier to speak at Energy and Environment Forum

Published Mon, 30 Mar 2009 17:45:51 EST Read More

Media Advisory Deputy Premier to speak at Energy and Environment Forum Minister of Energy and Infrastructure to address what the Green Energy Act means to building owners and managers Deputy Premier, and Minster of Energy and Infrastructure, George Smitherman will discuss the recently tabled Green Energy Act tomorrow morning. Minister Smitherman is scheduled to speak from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM at the Energy and Environment Forum, an annual event sponsored by the Bui...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Canada powers down for Earth Hour

Published Fri, 27 Mar 2009 16:56:04 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Community/Energy/Environment/News Reporters and Editors BOMA Canada powers down for Earth Hour (Saturday, March 28, 2009) BOMA members all over Canada will participate in the second annual Earth Hour by turning off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30 pm this evening. "BOMA is proud that so many of our members are participating in this great event," said Diana Osler-Zortea, President of BOMA Canada. "This is such a great way to demonstrate how a little thing, ...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto Dims Lights for Earth Hour

Published Thu, 26 Mar 2009 16:20:42 EST Read More

BOMA Dims Lights for Earth Hour (March 26, 2009) Saturday, March 28th, marks the third annual Earth Hour. For 60 minutes, buildings all over Canada will dim their lights to show support for the need to conserve energy. This year the Building Owners and Managers Association is a proud local sponsor of Earth Hour in Ontario through the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada. It is anticipated that a significant number of its members will participate in the Earth Hour event and ancillary ac...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Canada compares skylines of three Canadian cities - photos from ten years ago and today

Published Wed, 25 Mar 2009 09:10:21 EST Read More

Winnipeg, Halifax & Montreal Media Opportunity with Visuals Earth Hour (March 28th) related Lights burning into the night in high-rise office towers annoy many people - but why are the lights on and what efforts to reduce energy use are being made in these structures? BOMA Canada has collected three pairs of photographs of Canadian cities (Halifax, Montreal and Winnipeg) showing easily comparable views of the night skyline roughly ten years ago and today. Desp...... Click here to read this release



Brandon Federal Building in Brandon certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 11:04:14 EST Read More

Brandon Federal Building certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) The Brandon Federal Building, at 1039 Princess Street in Brandon, was recognized last night as a BOMA BESt Level 3 certified building by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada. BOMA’s newly integrated program, which combines the Go Green and Go Green Plus initiatives, acknowledges excellence in environme...... Click here to read this release



Manulife Building in Calgary certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:55:00 EST Read More

Manulife Building certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) The Manulife Building at 736 Sixth Avenue in Calgary was recognized last night as a BOMA BESt Level 2 certified building by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada. BOMA’s newly integrated program, which combines the Go Green and Go Green Plus initiatives, acknowledges excellence in environmental building and st...... Click here to read this release



Enterprise Building in Ottawa certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:34:40 EST Read More

Enterprise Building certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) The Enterprise Building, at 427 Laurier Avenue West in Ottawa, was recognized last night as a BOMA BESt Level 3 certified building by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada. BOMA’s newly integrated program, which combines the Go Green and Go Green Plus initiatives, acknowledges excellence in environmental bui...... Click here to read this release



Go green with BOMA Canada’s new certification

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:25:17 EST Read More

BOMA’s BESt Go green with BOMA Canada’s new certification (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) BOMA Canada has unveiled its newly integrated green building certification program, BOMA BESt. At a presentation during BOMEX 2008, twelve buildings from across Canada were recognized for their commitment to operating in an ecologically responsible manner. The past top scoring Go Green Plus building in each province was recognized with the first BOMA BESt certificate. BOMA BESt c...... Click here to read this release