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Smart Property Management: Using Internet of Things (IOT) to Save Time and Money

June 18, 2018

Many BOMA Calgary members are now well acquainted with the challenges of implementing a food and yard waste diversion program to be compliant with the City of Calgary Food and Yard Waste Bylaw which came into effect November 1, 2017.

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Brookfield's Creative Binder Recycling Project

April 24, 2017

When a tenant moved out, the vacated office was left with a large quantity of binders that the Brookfield team could not find homes for.  Rather than throwing them directly into the garbage, The Brookfield team decided to create a team building opportunity for staff to recycle 500 binders!

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Taking Home the EARTH Award

August 26, 2016

Managed by Equium Group, 639 5th Avenue was the recipient of the 2016 EARTH Award, the most rigorous of the awards standards which recognizes buildings that excel in environmentally sound management and resource preservation, and includes occupational health and safety criteria.

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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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Event Recap: City of Calgary Waste & Recycling Bylaw Workshop

January 29, 2016

On January 27, BOMA Calgary hosted a session at the Centennial Place, about changes coming to the Waste and Recycling Bylaw, which will affect owners and managers of commercial buildings.

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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 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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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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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.