HVAC Replacement Earns Zero Carbon Building – Performance Standard Certification

With the HVAC system at 450 March Road reaching end-of-life, Fiera Real Estate and Colonnade BridgePort identified an opportunity to reduce the building’s carbon footprint, choosing to replace the two existing fossil gas-powered roof top units (RTUs) with electric resistance heaters, in an effort to dramatically reduce associated greenhouse gas emissions.

Colonnade BridgePort Managed Properties Earn ENERGY STAR® Certification

On behalf of institutional clients, Colonnade BridgePort is proud to have received globally recognized ENERGY STAR certification at six properties for their exceptional energy performance. The scores of these properties puts them in the top quartile of buildings in Canada for energy performance.

Strengthening Our Commitment to ESG and Sustainability

Colonnade BridgePort is pleased to welcome Brandon Malleck, Vice President Innovation, ESG and Advisory Services. In this new role with Colonnade BridgePort, Brandon will work with clients to understand their ESG needs and work with both internal and client teams to plan and implement strategies to achieve their objectives.

Colonnade BridgePort Joins United States Green Building Council

Colonnade BridgePort is now a proud member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) – a nonprofit organization that supports the development of prosperous, healthy and resilient communities through the transformation of the built environment. Through its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building program, USGBC is committed to transforming how our buildings and communities are designed, constructed and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves quality of life.

LED Lighting: ESG and Cost Benefits for Commercial Real Estate

LED lighting has revolutionized the way spaces are lit, and within the context of commercial real estate, the benefits have many landlords opting for LED retrofits at their properties.   In this article, we discuss how LED retrofits can support ESG objectives, as well as provide examples of the cost benefits achieved at two Colonnade BridgePort managed properties.