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Recent Releases from Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)

BOMA Toronto CDM Program helps city keep cool and save money

Published Wed, 24 Jun 2009 10:24:51 EST Read More

Media Release Beat the heat with BOMA Toronto's CDM Program Electricity demand and management program keeps cool and saves cost (Toronto, June 24, 2009) Today, electricity use is expected to hit its highest level in 2009, as temperatures hit 29oC. Today peak electricity use is projected to be 21,945 MW (5:00pm EDT) in Ontario compared to approximately 21,000 MW yesterday. Peak electricity, has become a significant issue in the province, particularly in the downt...... Click here to read this release



Deputy Premier to speak at Energy and Environment Forum

Published Mon, 30 Mar 2009 17:45:51 EST Read More

Media Advisory Deputy Premier to speak at Energy and Environment Forum Minister of Energy and Infrastructure to address what the Green Energy Act means to building owners and managers Deputy Premier, and Minster of Energy and Infrastructure, George Smitherman will discuss the recently tabled Green Energy Act tomorrow morning. Minister Smitherman is scheduled to speak from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM at the Energy and Environment Forum, an annual event sponsored by the Bui...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Canada powers down for Earth Hour

Published Fri, 27 Mar 2009 16:56:04 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Community/Energy/Environment/News Reporters and Editors BOMA Canada powers down for Earth Hour (Saturday, March 28, 2009) BOMA members all over Canada will participate in the second annual Earth Hour by turning off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30 pm this evening. "BOMA is proud that so many of our members are participating in this great event," said Diana Osler-Zortea, President of BOMA Canada. "This is such a great way to demonstrate how a little thing, ...... Click here to read this release



BOMA throws support behind Ontario’s Green Energy Act

Published Wed, 18 Mar 2009 14:50:57 EST Read More

BOMA throws support behind Ontario’s Green Energy Act (Toronto, ON, March 18, 2009) Last month, the province of Ontario tabled legislation aimed at making the province both a leader in renewable energy and energy conservation and the creator of a new, green economy. Premier McGuinty's Green Energy Act takes on some very important issues and, when passed, will ensure a substantial increase in renewable energy projects as a sustainable addition to the energy supply mix. Also include...... Click here to read this release



Metropolitan Towers in Vancouver certified as BOMA BESt Level 1

Published Tue, 4 Nov 2008 09:44:00 EST Read More

Metropolitan Towers in Vancouver certified as BOMA BESt Level 1 First multi-residential building accepted into enhanced green building certification program (Vancouver, Nov. 4, 2008) Metropolitan Towers at 930 Seymour in Vancouver is the first multi-unit residential building to receive the BOMA BESt Level I certification in the Lower Mainland by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada. BOMA BESt is a new program, which combines the old Go Green and Go ...... Click here to read this release



Manulife Financial Business Centre in Halifax certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 11:14:46 EST Read More

Manulife Financial Business Centre certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) The Manulife Financial Business Centre, at 2723 Joseph Howe Drive in Halifax, was recognized last night as a BOMA BESt Level 3 certified building by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada. BOMA’s newly integrated program, which combines the Go Green and Go Green Plus initiatives, acknowledges e...... Click here to read this release



Bentall 5 in Vancouver certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:58:26 EST Read More

Bentall 5 certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) Bentall 5, at 550 Burrard Street in Vancouver, was recognized last night as a BOMA BESt Level 2 certified building by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada. BOMA’s newly integrated program, which combines the Go Green and Go Green Plus initiatives, acknowledges excellence in environmental building and standards. Call...... Click here to read this release



Enterprise Building in Ottawa certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:34:40 EST Read More

Enterprise Building certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) The Enterprise Building, at 427 Laurier Avenue West in Ottawa, was recognized last night as a BOMA BESt Level 3 certified building by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada. BOMA’s newly integrated program, which combines the Go Green and Go Green Plus initiatives, acknowledges excellence in environmental bui...... Click here to read this release



Go green with BOMA Canada’s new certification

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:25:17 EST Read More

BOMA’s BESt Go green with BOMA Canada’s new certification (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) BOMA Canada has unveiled its newly integrated green building certification program, BOMA BESt. At a presentation during BOMEX 2008, twelve buildings from across Canada were recognized for their commitment to operating in an ecologically responsible manner. The past top scoring Go Green Plus building in each province was recognized with the first BOMA BESt certificate. BOMA BESt c...... Click here to read this release



Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada to unveil improved certification program at annual conference

Published Tue, 23 Sep 2008 09:18:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Business, Environment and Real Estate Reporters and Editors Going green at Bomex Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada to unveil improved certification program at annual conference BOMEX 2008, hosted by BOMA Canada, takes place September 30 to October 2 in Vancouver, BC. Details of an improved green building certification program will be announced at a special presentation on Wednesday, October 1, during which ten buildings from a...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Canada will unveil improved certification program at BOMEX

Published Wed, 17 Sep 2008 12:33:31 EST Read More

Going Green with BOMA BOMA Canada will unveil improved certification program at BOMEX BOMEX 2008, (September 30 to October 2 in Vancouver, BC) will see the unveiling of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada's new environmental performance standards and certification program. An evolution of BOMA Canada's Go Green and Go Green Plus, this initiative will integrate the two programs and allow for the comparison of performance and management practices be...... Click here to read this release