The Globe and Mail is reporting that Canada Post is about to open - in north Scarborough - Canada's largest industrial building to meet national design standards for a zero-carbon building.
A soon-to-open $470-million Canada Post parcel sorting centre sets a high-water mark for sustainability: It’s the country’s largest industrial project so far to meet national design standards for a zero-carbon building.
With a tight building envelope, high-efficiency lighting, occupancy sensors and solar rooftop panels, the 585,000-square-foot facility meets Canada Green Building Council design criteria for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The Albert Jackson Processing Centre in east Toronto also stands out for historical reasons – it is named after the man believed to be Canada’s first Black letter carrier.
Read the full article at the Globe and Mail.