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BOMA BEST Environmental Corner – Hines Does Bees

October 03, 2017

Calgary’s commercial buildings and the professionals that manage them are always coming up with innovative ideas – however we don’t talk enough about it! BOMA Calgary’s EH&S Committee is setting out to change that by producing articles that highlight the new and innovative ideas members are working on.

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Building Operators & Recycling Lightbulbs

April 20, 2016

In Alberta, unlike in BC and Ontario, recycling lightbulbs is not part of our province’s legislation. This is an issue, as bulbs, especially the type used in large commercial buildings (referred to as lamps in this post), contain a large amount of mercury.

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Earth Day Recycling Right Tips

April 12, 2016

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, Waste Management encourages businesses to make the biggest impact by getting back to the basics of good recycling. By visiting RecycleOftenRecycleRight.com, individuals can learn how three simple steps will contribute to a greener Earth and make a promise to be a better recycler.

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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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Hands-on Urbanism: How to Make a Difference

June 12, 2014

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BOMA Awards Recipient Profile: Primaris REIT

June 11, 2014

On Thursday May 8, BOMA Calgary hosted the 2014 TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards. Over the next couple weeks we’ll check in with our recipients to find out what the award meant for their team!

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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.