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Event Recap: BOMA Organics Panel

July 13, 2015

Our landfills are shrinking, which means tighter restrictions are coming in the near future that will mandate what we can dispose of and how, in particular organic waste that can be disposed of in better ways.

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Top 7 Strategies for “Greening” Cities This Earth Day

April 21, 2015

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International has issued its “Top 7 Strategies” for commercial real estate professionals to help make cities green. BOMA has committed to helping its members and the industry as a whole improve energy management and sustainability practices.

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Top 10 Energy Tips

March 23, 2015

Use these common low or no-cost strategies to reduce energy, improve your building’s performance and save money! 1.Optimize outdoor air flows To reduce energy caused by unnecessary heating and cooling, optimize your systems to bring in the right amount of outdoor air for current uses and occupant needs. 2.

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Winter Interiors: How to beat fluctuating temperatures

November 12, 2014

Autumn in Calgary this year has been spectacular – sunny, warm days illuminating the changing colours of the city’s trees and shrubs. However, as lucky as we have been, Calgarians know what lies in the days ahead: cold winds, piles of snow and sloppy chinooks.

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Floor Care for Winter Conditions

November 04, 2014

The leaves and the temperature are beginning to fall, a sure sign that Calgary’s winter is soon to arrive. Calgary’s winter climate, which swings from bitter cold, to blowing snow, to Chinook warmth creates a challenging environment in which to maintain snow and ice at your property.

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Denmark Should Not Guide Calgary’s Transportation Policy

August 12, 2014

(Note: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or the positions of BOMA Calgary.) So, the Scandinavian visitors [http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/08/04/danish-tourists-canada-car-culture_n_5649374.html] are perplexed by Canadians’ apparent car-dependency which was the subject of a recent article in the Calgary Herald [http://blogs.calgaryherald.com/2014/08/07/are-there-too-many-parking-lots-in-downtown-calgary/] .

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The Bicycle Debate

August 05, 2014

Editor’s note: this article was originally published in the BOMA Calgary News in the June 2014 edition of Business in Calgary.

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Hands-on Urbanism: How to Make a Difference

June 12, 2014

BOMA member Hines Canada on ...

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Environment Week Tip of the Day!

June 04, 2014

Canadian Environment Week is June 1 – 7 (2 – 6 for the business week). The City of Calgary will celebrate in various ways, including the Mayor’s Environment Expo and the annual Commuter Challenge.

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What Are You Doing for Environment Week?

June 03, 2014

Canadian Environment Week is June 1 – 7 (2 – 6 for the business week). The City of Calgary will celebrate in various ways, including the Mayor’s Environment Expo and the annual Commuter Challenge.

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Standards Help to Build a Great City

June 02, 2014

BOMA members build cities. And Calgary is one of them. Buildings, however, in and of themselves, do not make a good city. It is people who give a city its heart and soul. One way BOMA contributes to the greatness of our city as a trade association is by facilitating the development of standards.

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Green Building with Jerry Yudelson

May 20, 2014

This month saw Jerry Yudelson, “the Godfather of Green” present to a local crowd on lessons for green building. Yudelson began by explaining the context for green building.