The Canada Green Building Council visits the Convention Centre

Sustainability

Canada Green Building Council (Québec Section) in collaboration with the Bâtiment Vert et Intelligent network (BVI), visited the Québec City Convention Centre’s expansion on February 17 to experience firsthand an eco-friendly facility.

The visit drew close to 60 people interested in eco-friendly and sustainable infrastructures with noteworthy architecture. During the visit, guests were able to meet with professionnals responsible for the expansion. Marc Poirier, Building Manager at the Convention Centre, Cathy Dumas, associate architect at ABCP Architecture, Julien Jean-Charland, engineer LEED AP BD+C at CIMA+ and Charles Rodrigue, engineer LEED AP and project manager for Pomerleau.

The Convention Centre submitted its expansion for LEED Canada CI (gold level) certification. Among other efforts, the use of over 75% recycled materials makes the expansion a particularly sustainable venue.

Learn more on the Convention Centre’s green building and sustainable practices.

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