A Guide to Green Roof Requirements in Toronto Green Standard version 4 (TGS v4)

High Performance.  Low Emissions.  Future-Proofed. The Toronto Green Standard version 4 (TGS v4) raises the bar for all new development in the city. It applies to all new planning applications in… read more →

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NLSM’s Karen Liu Co-Presents with EDA’s Patrick Li: 2Gether at London Conference 2022

2 Days. 2 Disciplines. 2 Ways to Participate. Next Level’s Dr. Karen Liu and Patrick Li, principal and co-founder of EDA Collaborative Inc., will co-present a session at the joint Ontario… read more →

Safely Working on Green Roofs

Fall accidents, injuries, and deaths happen in the workplace, every year. According to Occupational Healthy and Safety (OHS) Canada, more than 40,000 workers get hurt each year because of falls.… read more →

NLSM at Baka for Announcement on Green Economic Recovery

April 11, 2022 (Toronto) Under a canopy of solar panels that charge several electric vehicles – including a new Lucid Air –  Baka Communications President John Marion hosted Toronto Centre MP… read more →

NLSM Expands With Hire of Alex Mozhzhukhina

NLSM is excited to announce that Alex Mozhzhukhina Joins the Team Alex Mozhzhukhina has several years of hands-on landscape experience and recently earned her Landscape Technician diploma at Humber College. In… read more →

Tackling the Issue of Bird Building Collisions

Photo credit Tim O’Connell, Wilson Ornithological Society   Our feathered friends are flocking back into our cities.  Another sure sign of Spring!   Birds Canada estimates that over 600 species of birds, many of… read more →

Case Study: Macaulay Point Pump Station Green Roof, Esquimalt BC 

The design of the new Macaulay Point Pump Station in Victoria, British Columbia applies Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) principles. The pump station slopes towards the ocean and… read more →

Attend the Green Roof Symposium & Help Shape Vancouver’s Green Roof Policy

The City of Vancouver has ambitious targets to transition to zero emissions buildings in all new construction by 2030. Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and the Roofing Contractors Association of British… read more →

Next Level helps launch the 2022 STEP Webinar Series!

NLSM’s Dr. Karen Liu and James Weldon kick off the Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program (STEP) Webinar Series 2022 on March 24, 2022 with Engineering Vegetated Roofs to Optimize Stormwater Management.  Over the… read more →

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