Steve McLean

Steve McLean , Writer

Steve is a veteran writer, reporter, editor and communications specialist whose work has appeared in a wide variety of print and online outlets. He’s the author of the book Hot Canadian Bands and has taught reporting to college students. He is based in Toronto.

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BOMA BEST in Mexico BIZ Canada’s BOMA BEST expanding into Mexico

BOMA Canada is introducing its BOMA BEST program to Mexico in partnership with BOMA Mexico, and more international expansion is...

Energy Star BIZ New Energy Star certification for high-rise residential

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has introduced an Energy Star certification for new mid- and high-rise residential buildings for an Ontario pilot...

SHARC at Lake Louise Inn BIZ SHARC’s wastewater heat recovery breaks into hotel sector

Alberta’s Lake Louise Inn is the world’s first hotel to install SHARC International Systems Inc.’s Piranha wastewater heat recovery system.“They’re always trying to...

Longos Net Zero Supermarket BIZ Longo’s to open first near net-zero supermarket

The federal government program contributed $1.44 million to the $11.06 million it’s taken to build the 40,000-square-foot supermarket in Stouffville,...

Image courtesy of B+H Architects BIZ B+H designs PCL Toronto’s new LEED v4 office space

PCL Toronto has settled into its new Oakville office space in Westbury International Centre, which reflects both its heritage and future as...

Peak Power BIZ Peak Power signs Starlight, partners with BGIS, Sidewalk Labs

Toronto-based Peak Power Inc. has opened offices in Boston and New York City and more than doubled its staff to 25 over...

Jiri Skopek BIZ JLL platform used in feds’ Smart Buildings initiative

JLL Canada and RYCOM were selected by Public Services and Procurement Canada to implement a Smart Buildings initiative in federal buildings early this year, and it’s already...

Green Building BIZ ‘Envelope’ a critical factor in constructing green buildings

It all starts with a great building envelope. That was the key message from Morrison Hershfield’s Mark Lucuik and Jamie McKay,...

CaGBC Event BIZ CaGBC event examines Canadian green building issues

Recent Canadian experiences in advanced green building projects were discussed at a May 17 Canada Green Building Council breakfast event...

The evolv1 building in Waterloo, Ont., has received Zero Carbon Building certification from the Canada Green Building Council. BIZ Evolv1 earns Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building certification

The Cora Group’s evolv1 office building in Waterloo, Ont. is the first to apply for and receive the Canada...
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