2016 Andy Kesteloo Memorial Student Project Award Winner

Advicas would like to congratulate Ashley Hu, this year’s winner of the CaGBC Andy Kesteloo Memorial Student Project Award. From CaGBC News – June, 2016: Canada Green Building Council honours green building innovators at 2016 Leadership Awards Well done, Ashley! We wish you the best of success in your studies and career in green building. P.S. Know someone who might want to apply next year? Info about application process and past winners here.


Life Cycle Analysis – Impact Estimator Training Course

Wendy C. Macdonald has arrived back in the Advicas office after an exciting trip to Vancouver to attend Athena Sustainable Materials Institute’s Impact Estimator Training Course on June 14, 2016. Now she’s all chatty about Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) and how well it fits with our cost estimating and Life-Cycle cost analysis (LCCA) services. But wait – you ask – what’s the difference between LCA and LCCA? (One measly letter, right? Wrong.) You are probably already familiar with, and may have even hired Advicas to perform Life Cycle Costing Analysis (LCCA). This is when we talk about things like costs [...]


Significant milestone for green building in Canada

Good news from the LEED® and green building front, and Advicas is thrilled to count our LEED projects among these numbers! From CaGBC: Ottawa, ON – April 21, 2016 – Green building in Canada has reached a significant milestone, as the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced today that Canadian LEED certified projects have now led to a cumulative reduction of over one million tonnes of CO2e in greenhouse gas emissions – the equivalent of taking 238,377 cars off the road for a year. 🍂 Energy savings of 6,503,647 eMWh which is enough to power 220,702 homes in Canada for [...]

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