The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
FRAM Building Group

FRAM Building Group

February 19, 2015 11:14 ET

Reflections Condominium Earns Sustainability Gold

NORTH YORK, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 18, 2015) -

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FRAM Building Group and The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd. are proud to announce that Reflections Condominium has earned a LEED-NC Gold Certification from the Canadian Green Building Council. The newly completed Reflections Condo is the first residential building completed at The Shops at Don Mills in North York, along the western portion of the successful Lifestyle Commercial Center.

LEED's certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) exceeds the standard Ontario Building Code requirements and the City of Toronto Green Standards. It is a Certification validated by third party independent review of the building design and construction practices. Reflections Condo is one of a very select few condo developments in the GTA to receive this certification.

"This achievement is a reflection of the developers', board of directors' and local community's desire for sustainable construction practices," said Fred Serrafero, vice president, development and construction, FRAM Building Group, at a recent LEED-NC Gold plaque unveiling in the Reflections Condo lobby entrance with condo board directors, design consultants, property manager and the developer in attendance.

Also present at the event, Philip Ristevski, manager, development, Cadillac Fairview, added: "We have long been committed to environmental sustainability and Reflections Condo was designed with green thinking built into every detail."

Among its numerous green attributes Reflections Condo features:

  • Energy savings of 40 per cent over industry standards
  • 30 per cent water use reduction with water-saving fixtures
  • 50 per cent water use reduction for Landscape Irrigation
  • Low-emitting paint, adhesives and carpets
  • Automated tri-sorter for recyclables and organics
  • 18 per cent of materials with recycled content
  • More than 90 per cent of construction waste material was diverted from landfill
  • Reduction of exterior light pollution at night
  • Enhanced mechanical system balancing and commissioning

Reflections is one of three condos being developed by the FRAM and Cadillac Fairview partnership along with LIvLofts and Flaire at The Shops of Don Mills.

About The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd.

The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited is one of North America's largest owners, operators and developers of commercial real estate. Cadillac Fairview focuses on developing and managing high quality office, retail and mixed-use properties in Canada and the United States, as well as international investments in real estate companies and investment funds.

With a portfolio valued at more than $23 billion, Cadillac Fairview and its affiliates own and manage nearly 44 million square feet of leasable space at 73 properties across North America, including some of Canada's landmark developments, such as Toronto-Dominion Centre, Toronto Eaton Centre, Pacific Centre and Chinook Centre. Cadillac Fairview is wholly-owned by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, which invests to secure the retirement income of 303,000 active and retired teachers in Ontario.

About FRAM Building Group

The FRAM Building Group is renowned for their creativity in master-planning, designing and building premier residential communities in Ontario as well as select cities in the United States. A family company with building roots dating back five generations, FRAM was founded over 30 years ago by John Giannone, Chairman and Founder.

To date FRAM has successfully built over 12,000 residences.

FRAM Building Group takes pride in its accomplishments and its organization. It believes that its experience provides it with the innovative strength and unique ability to utilize the most advanced construction techniques and to identify trends needed to meet the specialized demands of today's homeowners. As a highly respected developer, the consistent delivery of superior quality and craftsmanship continue to earn FRAM top awards. Along with its group of highly motivated management and construction professionals, FRAM has maintained its leadership position, having designed and created internationally-acclaimed, sought-after communities such as Port Credit Village on Lake Ontario.

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