Alberta Focus

In collaboration with SAB Magazine, our Chapter publishes Focus supplement yearly in the fall, with a deadline for articles in June. Each issue features local green building issues, projects, technologies, and leaders.

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Current Issue:


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Alberta Focus Annual 2018 Issue

  • Upcoming Professional Development Events
  • A critical foundation: BUILDING ENERGY benchmarking in Edmonton
  • Alberta Chapter partnering with Energy Efficiency Alberta to host Zero Carbon education and event series
  • Bringing LEED certification to a high-rise residential development near Calgary’s core
  • Fast track your green building career with the CaGBC
  • Taking Flight: A LEED Gold School Inspired by Nature
  • Constructing Alberta’s Economic Engine and Driving Future Trends
  • Energy Efficiency Alberta sets the PACE for Albertans
  • Rogers Place: A New Era for Green Building Design and Hockey in Edmonton
  • Design of University of Calgary project “Looks Up” to Community Well-being and Aspirational Sustainability

Previous Issues:


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Alberta Focus Fall 2017

  • Upcoming Professional Development Events
  • Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences Atrium, University of Alberta
  • How virtual reality can build a sustainable reality
  • Ledcor reaches new heights with LEED
  • Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium
  • A 1970s tower retrofitted Open during innovation
  • Edmonton Tower opens the door to a greener core
  • Winning the war against the invisible enemy - radon
  • Energy Benchmarking: Edmonton's big buildings lead the transition to a low carbon future
  • Sustainability surrounds Stantec's new home in ICE District
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Alberta Focus Spring 2016

  • Red Deer's St. Joseph's High School
  • Edmonton's borwnfield redevelopment program
  • Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium
  • Collaboration & creativity lead to Practical Sustainability
  • Local News + Events
  • And more!
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Alberta Focus Spring 2015

  • PCL Building One
  • Alberta greenhouse: first LEED Gold greenhouse in Canada!
  • Mosaic Centre: taking stock of the construction process
  • Brookfield Place Calgary
  • Local News + Events
  • And more!

Alberta Focus Fall 2014

  • Edmonton Remand Centre
  • South Calgary Fire Station No.5
  • Lafarge walks sustainability talk
  • SAIT Polytechnic Innovation research pioneers high-tech greenhouse
  • Local News + Events
  • And more!

Alberta Focus Spring 2014

  • Eastgate offices for Environment Canada
  • Telus Spark Science Centre
  • Building a greener Alberta for future and current generations
  • SAIT Polytechnic shows leadership in green building industry
  • Local News + Events
  • And more!

Alberta Focus Fall 2013

  • Edmonton International Airport
  • EP3 School reaches Gold standard
  • Case study: EPCOR 1931 Heritage Building
  • Centre in the Park Community Centre - Sherwood Park, AB
  • Local News + Events
  • And more!

Alberta Focus Spring 2013

  • Science on Display, Energy environment experiential learning
  • Green building plan: Edmonton sets course for energy and GHG reductions
  • Quality infrastructure: the backbone of Alberta's economy
  • Local News + Events
  • And more!