2022 Fitwel 2 Star Certification
Commerce Place has been recognized with a Fitwel 2 Star rating from the Centre for Active Design (CfAD). The award recognizes our efforts to promote building occupant health & well-being and creating an environment that further supports physical, mental and social health.
Fitwel is the world's leading certification system for buildings and communities that optimizes projects to support health. Generated by expert analysis of over 5,600 academic research studies, Fitwel is implementing a vision for a healthier future where all buildings and communities are enhanced to strengthen health and wellbeing. To learn more, click here.
2022 - Fitwel Viral Response Certified
Commerce Place, Edmonton achieved a Fitwel Viral Response Certification for our efforts to mitigate the spread of infectious respiratory diseases at the building.
2021 RHF Accessibility Certified
Commerce Place, Edmonton has achieved a certification level of RHF Accessibility Certified from the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ (RHFAC) program.
2021 ENERGY STAR Certified Building
The ENERGY STAR® symbol is the internationally recognized and trusted mark of high efficiency. The symbol means that a product, new home, building or industrial facility is certified as energy efficient.
ENERGY STAR Canada is a voluntary partnership between the Government of Canada and organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to promote energy efficiency.
ENERGY STAR makes it easy for Canadians to make energy efficient choices that help them save money on energy bills, increase their competitiveness, and fight climate change.
2019 - Gold Certification for LEED® EB (Existing Buildings).
In June 2019, Commerce Place received Gold Certification for LEED® EB. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) is a third-party certification program and an internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED® Canada EB:O&M is a building rating system administered by the Canada Green Building Council, a national non-profit organization.
The process helps building owners and operators to measure operations, improvements and maintenance on a consistent scale, with the goal of maximizing operational efficiency while minimizing environmental, resource and health impacts. Our Gold certification distinguishes Commerce Place as a leader in the real estate industry, reaching the second highest certification in this category.
2023 - BOMA BEST Platinum Certification.
In February 2023, Commerce Place received BOMA BEST Platinum certification. The BOMA BEST program is North America's largest certification program in recognition of environmental leadership within the commercial real estate industry. It was designed, developed and is administered by BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association) Canada. The most efficient buildings are certified Platinum as it is the highest distinction under the BOMA BEST program.