Archives for: June 2010


Permalink 08:24:30 pm, by mleslie Email , 56 words, 252 views   English (CA)
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Alberta commissions and builds 18 LEED schools in 20 months on P3 contract

June 24, 2010 - by Jean Sorensen - An Alberta construction team recently outlined how they designed, commissioned and built 18 LEED schools in Alberta, on a P3 contract, with a month to spare inside a 20-month timeline. The team was speaking at the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC) national conference in Vancouver.

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Permalink 11:20:22 am, by mleslie Email , 71 words, 262 views   English (CA)
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BC to build hundreds of energy efficient classrooms to accomodate full-day kindergarten

By Janet Steffenhagen, Vancouver Sun - British Columbia will soon build hundreds of new classrooms to accommodate a flood of five-year-olds expected next year when full-day kindergarten is offered provincewide, the government announced Monday. The construction, worth more than $140 million, will include a new Langley school, 21 school additions and 133 modular classrooms, which are upscale portables described as offering "colourful, warm and naturally lit spaces."

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Permalink 06:30:02 am, by mleslie Email , 69 words, 253 views   English (CA)
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Ontario’s green-schools program is money well spent

by Tyler Hamilton, The Toronto Star - That’s my initial impression of a government initiative that aims to equip more than 150 of the province’s schools with clean technologies from Ontario-based companies. There are more than two dozen Ontario clean technology ventures participating in the program, which is being jointly spearheaded by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Research and Innovation.

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