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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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Escape your desk this summer at R+T Park

The dog days of summer are upon us. Those hot, sultry days where working in an air-conditioned office can be a welcome respite or become a bit stifling. Fortunately, there are some great ways to escape your desk this summer at David Johnston Research and Technology Park. Here are our favorites: Sip Away at a […]

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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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Creating a home for sustainability at evolv1

This guest post is by Tova Davidson, Executive Director, Sustainable Waterloo Region. In 2013, when Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) reached out to our community in the development of our strategic plan, we asked: “What’s the next big thing be we should work on to move the needle on sustainability in our region?” Resoundingly, we heard […]

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A day in the life of a TextNow employee at 375 Hagey Blvd.

TextNow is changing the way people communicate by developing the most exceptional, affordable phone service. As the world’s first cloud-based phone carrier, their focus on customer service, innovation and transparency is resonating with their users. The TextNow app has been downloaded over 100 million times and counting. We’re proud to have been part of their […]

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evolv1 to host Laurier professor’s nearly $1 million research study on sustainable behaviour

This week Wilfrid Laurier University announced Psychology Associate Professor Marcus Riemer and his research partners have received nearly $1 million in funding to study sustainable behaviour in evolv1. This five-year project entitled, “Closing the performance gap in high-performance green buildings by cultivating a culture of sustainability,” will strive to address the challenge of meeting forecasted targets when […]

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