Earth Rangers Journey to LEED Platinum

2012 LEED platinum plaque
We are excited to announce that Earth Rangers has achieved Platinum status under LEED for Existing Buildings, proving that the Earth Rangers Centre is among the most sustainable green buildings in Canada. Achieving LEED Platinum required collaborations with many innovative partners on
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I (Really Do!) Work in a Green Building

Andy working
Shan Bates’ post on how a tenant could benefit from buildings systems integration struck a chord with me. It’s probably because it is what my Facilities team has been working on for the past 3 years.   A typical day for an employee at Earth Rangers looks like this: carpool to the
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Our Journey to LEED Platinum

2012 LEED platinum plaque
  That said, once we moved in, we started to learn how we could improve the building beyond the initial design, and we wanted to prove that these results were very impressive indeed. This is why we decided to certify the building again, under the LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED
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Schneider Electric and Earth Rangers Receive Global “One” Award

Global One trophy
The ONE Trophy campaign is an internal Schneider Electric competition that showcases key projects and initiatives which support Schneider’s business integration efforts. These efforts are focused in three focus areas: One Team, One Solution Provider, and Planet & Society.
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Greenbuild Expo

Greenbuild tour
We were happy to have had the opportunity this fall to participate on the trade show floor of the Greenbuild Expo, the worlds’ largest green building conference. Hundreds of delegates came to see how the partnership between Earth Rangers and Schneider Electric is helping to push
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Our Energy Report Card

live data
This summer’s heat was handled efficiently at the ERC. How efficiently? We used the traditional refrigeration equipment for only 3 days the entire summer!  How did we accomplish this? By cooling directly with the ground and using the building automation system to ideally control
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2011 Energy Savings

Data visualization
The Earth Rangers Centre facility team had a target of 10% energy savings for the 2011 calendar year over 2010. The numbers are in, and we surpassed our goal! We achieved a 17.8% savings over 2010, despite an increase in heating requirements. This equates to 123,000 kWh, enough power
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