Sustainability Awards

& Achievements

With LEED® EB GOLD Certified in 2012, and currently seeking LEED® PLATINUM, the energy conservation mandate at 145 King West, has resulted in reduced operating costs.
This initiative also included, resource consumption and greenhouse gas emissions includes: low flow, upgraded washroom fixtures, drought tolerant landscaping, irrigation and cooling tower monitoring and deep lake cooling.
Our extensive recycling program, ensures optimal diversion of waste from landfills – we recycle it ALL!

LEED® Gold Certified

145 King Street West was awarded LEED Gold certification on June 23, 2012.

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) includes rating systems for existing buildings, new construction and commercial interiors among others. Originating in the US and managed in Canada by the Canada Green Building Council. LEED promotes a holistic approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health, which include sustainable site development, water efficiency, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental quality. For more information visit

BOMA Thank You For Certficate for the 2014 BOMA Toronto Earth Hour Challenge
By participating in the 2014 BOMA Toronto Earth Hour Challenge, 145 King Street West helped achieve an estimated 18,479 kWh or 13.7% reduction in electricity consumption from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on March 29, 2014, surpassing the City of Toronto’s average of 6% and Ontario’s 2.7%

BOMA BESt Level 2 Certified
BOMA is the Building Owners and Managers Association, and BESt stands for Building Environmental Standards. A Canadian certification program developed specifically for existing buildings, BOMA BESt evaluates and rates the environmental performance and management of existing office, retail, industrial and multi-family buildings.

The Program provides a consistent framework for owners and managers to critically assess six key areas of environmental performance and management:

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Waste Reduction and Site
  • Emissions and Effluents
  • Indoor Environment
  • Environmental Management System

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2012 Building of the Year in the 500,000 sq. ft. – 1 Million sq. ft. Category
The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards are the most prestigious and comprehensive programs of their kind in the commercial real estate industry recognizing quality in buildings and rewarding excellence in building management

During the competitions, all facets of a building’s operations are thoroughly evaluated. Buildings are judged on everything from community involvement and site management to environmental and “green” policies and procedures.

2012 TOBY winner at BOMA National Level
Winners at the local level receive an invitation to enter into the BOMA Canada National Awards along with a registration form, directly from BOMA CanadFa.

TOBY® winners are recognized in specific categories of building size or type. Judging is based on building standards, community impact, tenant relations, energy conservation, environmental, regulatory and sustainability, emergency preparedness & security standards and the training of building personnel.

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