Designing community green spaces is important to Canadians, no matter what the cost

Green spaces are important, no matter the price tag.  “Canadians agree, community green spaces are an integral part of our identity,” said Karen Clarke-Whistler, Chief Environment Officer, TD Bank Group.… read more →

Honored by CSC ‘s “Article of the Year” Award

“Designing extensive and semi-extensive vegetated roofs for long-term performance” was named “Article of the Year” at the Construction Specifications Canada National Conference in Kelowna, B.C., earning the 2017 F. Ross… read more →

People and pets at risk when untreated sewage overflows into local waterways

Spring Thaw and Rainfall Means Possible Flooding Recent rain causing homes to flood, road closures and power outages,  rivers and lakes are getting terribly polluted due to “combined sewer overflow”… read more →

Next Level Stormwater Management’s contribution to wind testing science and technical knowlege

Next Level Stormwater Management (NLSM) was a key partner with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and industry partners, in developing the Canadian Standard Test Method for Wind Resistance… read more →

Advancements in efficient stormwater management in vegetated roofing

Photo courtesy Greg Van Riel/ Next Level Stormwater Management Vegetated roofing has long been recognized as an effective stormwater management tool in urban centres to help store and attenuate runoff… read more →

Toronto Introduces New Eco-Roof Incentive Changes

Exciting new changes to the Eco-Roof Incentive program were revealed at the start of 2017 and are expected to further support vegetated roof installations throughout Toronto.  In addition to the… read more →

StormCap™: Superior water-retaining pre-vegetated system

Everything you need in a green roof: And, nothing you don’t.  The StormCap™  is a complete vegetated roofing system using quality pre-grown mats, engineered growing medium and high performing base… read more →

Canada leads in LEED!

For the second year in a row, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) named Canada as the number-one country in its annual ranking of the top 10 nations with Leadership… read more →

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