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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



BOMA Toronto CDM Program announces two new energy conservation programs for commercial properties in the '416' area code

Published Tue, 9 Jun 2009 17:17:21 EST Read More

Media Release Two new programs to help reduce energy consumption for commercial building owners and tenants The BOMA Toronto CDM Program announces two new energy conservation programs for commercial properties in the '416' area code (Toronto, June 10, 2009) The Building Owners and Managers Association of (BOMA) Toronto, on behalf of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA), manages and delivers an energy conservation incentive program for buildings (office, retail, industr...... 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 Toronto Dims Lights for Earth Hour

Published Thu, 26 Mar 2009 16:20:42 EST Read More

BOMA Dims Lights for Earth Hour (March 26, 2009) Saturday, March 28th, marks the third annual Earth Hour. For 60 minutes, buildings all over Canada will dim their lights to show support for the need to conserve energy. This year the Building Owners and Managers Association is a proud local sponsor of Earth Hour in Ontario through the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada. It is anticipated that a significant number of its members will participate in the Earth Hour event and ancillary ac...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Canada compares skylines of three Canadian cities - photos from ten years ago and today

Published Wed, 25 Mar 2009 09:10:21 EST Read More

Winnipeg, Halifax & Montreal Media Opportunity with Visuals Earth Hour (March 28th) related Lights burning into the night in high-rise office towers annoy many people - but why are the lights on and what efforts to reduce energy use are being made in these structures? BOMA Canada has collected three pairs of photographs of Canadian cities (Halifax, Montreal and Winnipeg) showing easily comparable views of the night skyline roughly ten years ago and today. Desp...... 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



Commerce Place in Edmonton certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 12:10:45 EST Read More

Commerce Place certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) Commerce Place, at 10155 102 Street in Edmonton 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 building and standards....... Click here to read this release



John Cabot Building in Saint John's certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 11:18:12 EST Read More

John Cabot Building certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) The John Cabot Building, at 10 Barters Hill in St. John’s, 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 build...... 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



Brandon Federal Building in Brandon certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 11:04:14 EST Read More

Brandon Federal Building certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) The Brandon Federal Building, at 1039 Princess Street in Brandon, 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 environme...... 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



Manulife Building in Calgary certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:55:00 EST Read More

Manulife Building certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) The Manulife Building at 736 Sixth Avenue in Calgary 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 st...... Click here to read this release



Visez vert avec la nouvelle certification de BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:29:41 EST Read More

BOMA BESt Visez vert avec la nouvelle certification de BOMA Canada Vancouver, le 2 octobre 2008 - BOMA Canada a dévoilé BOMA BESt, son nouveau programme de certification pour les immeubles verts. Au cours d’une conférence présentée dans le cadre de BOMEX 2008, douze immeubles de partout au Canada ont été reconnus pour leur engagement envers une gestion écologique de leurs opérations. Les immeubles de chaque province ayant obtenus les plus hauts pointages pour Vi...... 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



Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) will announce new green initiative and awards at Annual Meeting in Vancouver

Published Wed, 6 Aug 2008 17:44:33 EST Read More

Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) will announce new green initiative and awards at Annual Meeting in Vancouver Media Advisory Attention: News, Assignment, Home, Reporters and Editors - Event Page and Calendar Editors BOMEX® 2008, BOMA Canada\'s Annual National Conference and Exposition at Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre, September 30 – October 2, 2008. The BOMEX 2008 theme of “On the Road to Green and Gold” will be fully developed thro...... Click here to read this release