A first in downtown Montreal - Tour AIMIA obtains LEED®c Canada CS Gold certification

MONTREAL, June 11, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Tour AIMIA, built by the Kevric Real Estate Corporation, has received the LEED®C Canada CS Gold certification. A category "A" office building located in Square Victoria in the heart of the International District, it is the first new office building of its category in downtown Montreal to receive the LEED Canada CS Gold certification from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). Kevric obtained this certification for the environmental measures it took during construction as well as for the numerous key elements that contribute to the building's energy efficiency.

"Congratulations to Kevric Real Estate on the LEED Gold certification of its Tour AIMIA building," says Thomas Mueller, President and CEO of the Canada Green Building Council. "By investing in a green building and implementing energy efficiency, waste diversion and air quality throughout the process, this building stands to positively impact its owners and provide a healthier, more productive environment for its occupants."

For Richard Hylands, president of Kevric, "this certification speaks to the quality of what the Tour AIMIA has to offer. It was important for Kevric that the building's construction and management of energy and air quality be inspiring examples and a source of pride for its occupants. The certification shows it is possible to do a great deal for our environment when constructing a major building in the heart of downtown Montreal."

Click here to learn more about Tour AIMIA's LEED®C Canada CS Gold certification.

SOURCE Kevric Real Estate Corporation

Image with caption: "The Tour AIMIA is the first building in downtown Montreal to earn the LEED® Canada CS Gold certification. (CNW Group/Kevric Real Estate Corporation)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150611_C9561_PHOTO_EN_43496.jpg

Image with caption: "Kevric Real Estate Corporation (CNW Group/Kevric Real Estate Corporation)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150611_C9561_PHOTO_EN_43498.jpg

For further information:

Émilie Dutil-Bruneau, 514-843-2370, edutilbruneau@national.ca

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