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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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Reinventing the Way You Build

The story behind the making of evolv1 – Canada’s greenest building What does it take to build Canada’s greenest building? If you ask Adrian Conrad, COO of the Cora Group, it’s a potent combination of vision and teamwork, a series of providential but highly beneficial encounters, and more than one’s fair share of persistence. evolv1’s […]

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Working together to build a clean economy

On April 12, Sustainable Waterloo Region held their 9th annual Evening of Recognition at Wilfrid Laurier University celebrating the accomplishments and stories of sustainability in our region. The Cora Group’s evolv1 imagined in partnership with Sustainable Waterloo Region, EY and the David Johnston Research + Technology Park was recognized in the organization’s 2017 Year-End Report. […]

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The Cora Group breaks ground on evolv1 – Developer of Canada’s first net zero positive commercial office building welcomes TextNow as project’s latest anchor tenant

  June 23, 2017 (WATERLOO, ON) – The Cora Group, a premier developer and manager of Class A office space located in the Waterloo Region today officially broke ground on evolv1, Canada’s first net zero commercial multi-tenant office building. The company also announced today that TextNow, one of North America’s fastest growing tech companies, will […]

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