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Latest Winter 2017/18 SABMag packed with building examples, the 2018 Product Directory, and ‘Next Gen’ sustainability

The just-published Winter 2017/18 issue of SABMag covers four building projects, one being the first net-zero labelled home in Canada, as well as the best types of plants to use in vegetated roofs, an interview with Brian Eberle of Euroshield about roofing made from recycled tires, and examples of sustainable design from the next generation of design professionals. The issue is anchored by the 2018 Canadian Directory of Products and Services for Sustainable, High-Performance Building – a great resource to search quickly for many types of products.
See the digital issue here.


Will 2018 be the year Canada takes resilience seriously?

Hurricane Harvey inundated Houston, Texas, then Hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean islands, causing immense damage in Puerto Rico. While it’s true that hurricanes hitting Canada are extremely rare, this topic is a focus area for the University of Western Ontario’s resilience research lab and its work on how wind affects structures shortly after Harvey and Irma. The lab is trying to understand the point at which heavy windstorm structures become unstable and the best ways to make them wind-resilient.

Read the full article on The Daily Commercial News.


Submit to the 2018 AZ Awards

AZURE, the influential contemporary design and architecture magazine, invites submissions to the 2018 AZ Awards. Now in its eighth year, the AZ Awards competition celebrates the best in architecture and design from around the world.

  • Entries are juried by a panel of architects and designers at the forefront of their professions.
  • Finalists and winners are published in the AZ Awards Annual issue, recognized at the AZ Awards Gala and receive global exposure through AZURE’s international media partners.
  • Student winner receives a $5,000 cash prize.

For more information on categories, eligibility and submission requirements, visit awards.azuremagazine.com.

Take this opportunity to get your work the recognition you deserve! Enter now and save!
Early bird deadline: Feb. 1, 2018 | Final entry deadline: Feb. 20, 2018

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Also in this issue:
Green Building Programs
CaGBC's Top Five Green Building Trends for 2018
Ask the Expert: Judy Wall of East Port Properties talks about building a financially competitive Zero Carbon project
Canada ranks second on annual Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED list
Stay in the loop on GBCI Canada offerings
LEED Spotlight: Dockside Green first in Canada to receive LEED® v4 ND: Plan Platinum certification
LEED Projects Certified - November/December 2017
Conferences and Events
Early bird registration is open for Building Lasting Change 2018 with WorldGBC Congress Canada
Join us for the CaGBC Green Homes Summit in Red Deer, Alberta on February 13, 2018
Be the 2018 CaGBC Product of the Year
Help us find the next student leader in sustainability
Volunteer at Building Lasting Change 2018 in Toronto
National Media Partners news from SABMag, ConstructConnect and AZURE
New Members - November/December 2017
A letter from CaGBC’s Director of Education: Highlighting continued growth and expansion in green course offerings
Learn about Canada's first Zero Carbon Building Standard with CaGBC education
Limited spots available for the next delivery of the LEED® Strategic Practices (LSP) Program
CaGBC's newest On Demands put the spotlight on innovative campus design
Course Calendar - February/March 2018
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