exchange tower 2015 scorecard

At Exchange Tower, we are committed to providing the highest quality commercial office space while bringing responsible environmental solutions and innovative energy-saving strategies to our tenants. This is evident by both the environmental programs that we support and the green amenities that we offer at the building.

Exchange Tower is certified Gold in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED® EB:OM) rating system. As part of LEED® Gold certification, the building has well-established Green Cleaning and Sustainable Purchasing Programs, and an Ecozone in the parking garage. The Ecozone features three Electric Vehicle (EV) charging spaces for electric or hybrid vehicles. Additionally, the building offers bike parking and provides tenants with access to a bike repair and maintenance toolkit. At Exchange Tower, over 92% of building occupants use a sustainable form of transportation to travel to or from the building.

Exchange Tower is BOMA 360 designated through BOMA International. This international designation recognizes excellence in six aspects of property management and operations, including Building Operations & Management; Life Safety, Security & Risk Management; Training & Education; Energy; Environment & Sustainability; and Tenant Relations & Community Involvement.

2015 performance highlights. 12% electricity % savings 2015 vs. 2011. 26% GHG % savings 2015 vs. 2011.

Green amenities and highlights at the building include:

  • Annual Earth Hour participant
  • Annually report to Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) survey
  • Bike parking & maintenance facilities
  • BOMA 360 Pilot Participant
  • Contributes to LEED® CI Certification in tenant spaces
  • Ecozone in parking garage with EV charging stations
  • FSC Certified paper products
  • Tenant Energy Portal to provide electricity consumption data to tenants
  • Waste diversion rate of 74%
  • Winner of “Lowest Energy Intensity Award” (over 500,000 sq/ft) in Regional “Greening Greater Toronto” 2012 Awards

Notes:
1. Percent Savings 2011 vs. 2015 calculations are based on absolute values. The data is not normalized for weather, occupancy or any changes in building operation.