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evolv1 awarded LEED Platinum

Waterloo’s evolv1 has been awarded LEED Platinum CS (Core & Shell), the highest possible LEED level. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating Systems are licensed by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) to encourage and facilitate the development of more sustainable buildings. This certification comes only one week after announcing evolv1’s dual certification for Performance and Design […]

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Among the First to be Dual Certified, evolv1 Achieves Zero Carbon Performance Certification

The Cora Group, a leading local developer and sustainable building advocate, today – Earth Day 2020 – is announcing it has achieved dual certification for evolv1 under the Zero Carbon Building Standard. The first-of-its-kind building is the second to receive the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC) Zero Carbon Building Standard – Design and Zero Carbon Building Standard […]

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Plans for the New RT PARK Green Space 2020

The highly anticipated green space plans were released from The Region of Waterloo’s Transportation and Environmental Services and provide a view of what 2020 in the David Johnston Research and Technology Park will look like. Already home to natural outdoor escapes, The David Johnson Research and Technology Park and its tenants have been patiently waiting […]

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On a bright and sunny Earth Day, let’s celebrate solar energy at #evolv1

We opened the doors to evolv1, Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building – Design Certified under the Canadian Green Building Council’s (CaGBC) Zero Carbon Building Standard, seven months ago. In less than one year we’ve accomplished a fantastic feat – we’re operating a commercial building that, along with our other sustainable buildings, innoTECH, and The Cora Building in […]

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evolv1 leaves its mark on local industry partner, VCT Group

evolv1 opened its doors in late 2018 and began welcoming tenants and community partners into the space. After years of planning and development, the building is now operational – producing more energy than it consumes. As Canada’s first Zero Carbon Design Certified building, it stands as a replicable example of the growing clean economy and […]

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evolv1 Welcomes TD Sustainable Future Lab

Waterloo’s first dedicated cleantech accelerator program will open in December 2018 Evolv1 is only weeks away from celebrating the building’s official grand opening after over 2 years of planning and collaboration to create Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building – Design certified building in The David Johnston Research and Technology Park. This Fall, evolv1 will welcome […]

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evolv1 Recognized for Excellence in Green Building and Climate Leadership with the Premiere CaGBC Zero Carbon Award

Earlier this month our evolv1 team celebrated another milestone on the path to open the doors to Canada’s greenest building in 2018. The Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC) has awarded The Cora Group with an award for Excellence in Green Building – Zero Carbon at their Leadership Awards Dinner and Gala on Wednesday, June 6 […]

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