To Reach GHG Emissions Goals, Review the Public Contract Process

Andre RochetteThe Quebec government must adopt a results-based approach to awarding public contracts, which would prioritize energy performance and encourage alignment. This approach is already used in the energy modernization of healthcare and school buildings in Quebec, which has generated strong results in terms of sustainability and greenhouse gas reduction.

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Ecosystem Projects Receive Three Awards

Ecosystem is proud that two of our projects were recently recognized by ASHRAE and received first place prizes for the Eastern Canada region:

  • The Marguerite-Bourgeoys School Board won first place for Institutional Energy Management in Existing Educational Facilities.
  • Lakeridge Health won first place in the Existing Healthcare Facilities category.

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Meeting tight deadlines at the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic

In early 2020, the COVID-19 crisis took hold of daily life in New York City, and The Bronx Lebanon Concourse Division Campus Hospital, part of the BronxCare Health system, was designated as a COVID facility. Hospital facilities had to run optimally while it was in crisis mode – but the main cooling tower was in urgent need of replacement.
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Centre for Sustainable Development Wins ASHRAE Award

Even the most sustainable buildings can improve their energy performance. Our project with the Centre for Sustainable Development (Maison du développement durable) in Montreal recently received first place in the ASHRAE Awards for Existing Commercial Buildings Recommissioning – Region II. Thanks to a partnership with Ecosystem, the Centre for Sustainable Development was able to become even more sustainable, reducing its energy use intensity by 35% and its greenhouse gas emissions by 90%. Continuer la lecture “Centre for Sustainable Development Wins ASHRAE Award”