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The University of Victoria – ECS Building is a leading-edge structure, designed by Terrence Williams. The overall building is 25% more energy efficient than the Model National Energy Code for Buildings. At 95,000 sq.ft., the six-storey high-tech building is the largest and tallest on campus, and is striving for LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Gold accreditation.
Dockside Green represents the biggest land development in the City of Victoria’s history. The developers are seeking LEED platinum certification—the highest level of leadership in energy and environmental design—for the entire development. As of 2010, the first phase garnered LEED Platinum certification with a world record–setting score of 63 out of a possible 70 points.
Canem engineering helped the Parkside Resort and Spa win five awards at the 2010 Canadian Home Builders' Association CARE Awards, including the top honour: “CARE Project of the Year.” The project has also been awarded a “5 Green Key rating” (the highest rating) in the Green Key Global Eco-Rating Program. Parkside is currently pursuing a platinum rating in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. To date, just two other lodging facilities in North America have earned the Platinum honour.