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Making sustainability real

Creating truly sustainable real estate portfolios includes developing strategies to lessen the impact on the planet. Turning strategies into reality is even more challenging. BGIS takes an operational view as our engineering-focused experts coordinate with on-site personnel to integrate energy and sustainability into every real estate activity – from leasing space, developing capital plans, implementing projects and delivering day-to-day services.

VALUE PROPOSITION

Move sustainability from a target to the everyday

Develop your sustainability strategy and make it happen

Work with our engineers and experts to develop a sustainability plan that will achieve your business goals and help reduce environmental impacts. We will execute your plan using our integrated in-house services to move to sustainable operations.

Transition energy management into daily operations

Reduce energy consumption using our proven energy management approach with our in-house expertise in engineering, project management, asset management and utility analysis to deliver technically-sound solutions and save you money.

Implement innovative net zero and low carbon solutions

Reduce GHG emissions using BGIS’s innovative solutions, with many that are easily implemented at a low cost. On average, our programs reduce GHG emissions by 1.5% annually for our clients.

Bring wellness to your people and your buildings

We develop strategies and programs to promote health and wellness in our client’s portfolios. BGIS leverages industry recognized metrics to drive increased awareness and health for clients and their customers.

SERVICES

Energy and Sustainability Services

Take advantage of BGIS’s advocacy for one of our core values – Living Sustainability – to implement sustainability and energy management in your real estate portfolio using our in-house engineering expertise.

  • Sustainability Services
  • Energy Services
  • Utility Management
  • Connected Buildings Programs
  • Indoor Environment
  • Wellness
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Remote Command Center

With over 1,500 facilities connected remotely to our Global BGIS Remote Command Center (RCC), BGIS has embraced remote operation of our clients' connected facilities. The RCC keeps essential spaces up and running by providing 24/7 remote monitoring and support of building automation systems using technology operated by experienced building engineering resources. Technology-enabled management of systems through measurement, analysis and diagnostics enhances the performance of your assets. The RCC also monitors energy usage at the asset level, which can be analyzed, compared to industry benchmarks and used to develop recommendations to reduce energy consumption and costs.

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Utility Management

BGIS’s advanced analytics provide insight into building and portfolio energy and utility consumption. Data is analyzed by our utility and energy experts and our Remote Command Center monitoring team to help us detect anomalies in utility usage that may indicate an issue in a facility, such as: water leakage, malfunctioning equipment, overbilling, etc.

We also deliver voluntary programs, such as EPA Energy Star building energy reporting.

BGIS uses data to optimize energy and utility consumption.

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WELL Programs

BGIS’s in house sustainability team works with clients to develop health and wellness programs for their team members, customers, and buildings. Leveraging industry recognized standards such as WELL and Fitwell, BGIS works collaboratively to prioritize best practices and customize programs to fit client specific portfolios and drive increased health and wellness.

Our team also delivers building and portfolio certifications for WELL, WELL Health and Safety, Fitwell, and LEED.

Our Experts

Meet Our Experts

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Greg Woodhouse, P.Eng., LEED® A.P. Associate Vice-President, Professional Services
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David Hewitt, P.Eng., LEED® A.P. Managing Director, Professional Services