OTS Video About the Gym

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In January we completed the gym renovation project. This project was undertaken with a green building angle. The recycled Pro-fit rubber floor was donated by National Rubber, and refurbished machines outfit the space for tenants to use. Check out this video case study of the project.
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ERC Welcomes New Sponsors

Artex Environmental Joins as Data Centre Sponsor (E-Waste Solution) We are excited to partner with Artex Environmental because of their dedication to safe, secure, and environmental best practices for handling of electronic waste. ARTEX is a certified primary processor with the Ontari
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Green Collar Jobs are a Science and an Art

Andy Schonberger
There’s not always a straight line to reaching the senior ranks of a green career. These days you might need to pick up a variety of skills along the way. Just ask Andy Schonberger, the Director of Earth Rangers Centre for Sustainable Technology in Woodbridge, Ont. Going through
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The Earth Rangers Centre is Showcased in Construction Canada

ERC animal wing
Andy Schonberger and Dr. Scott Tarof of Earth Rangers had an article published in the April edition of Construction Canada, showing the benefits realized by Earth Rangers as a result of its choice of concrete as a base building material, and the effect that that choice has on biodiver
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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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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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LEED Update

Green technologies
We are awaiting Canada Green Building Council’s audit of our LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance submission. We look forward to achieving the Platinum level of certification in the near future and will keep you posted on our progress.
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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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