Green Building

Greening Buildings, Greening the future.

Greening the future.

At Menkes, we care about how our communities affect the environment. As a member of the Canada Green Building Council, we are dedicated to building a green and sustainable future, and we strive to ensure that our projects are constructed to the highest standards to reduce energy consumption and emit less pollution.

Menkes builds office, industrial & retail properties that combine attractive architecture with practical, effective technology to provide highly efficient workplaces that help keep employees happy, healthy and productive. Our Commercial division has been recognized for its ongoing dedication to sustainable green building development and management with numerous sustainability awards and accolades, including LEED Platinum certification at 25 York Street, LEED Platinum at 4711 Yonge Street, BOMA BEST certifications and Earth Awards across our portfolio, and many more.

Our office, industrial & retail buildings include numerous green features to reduce greenhouse emissions, minimize operating expenses, and provide ultimate year-round comfort for employees, including:

  • Raised floor cold air delivery
  • Deep lake water cooling
  • Perimeter radiant panels
  • Waste reduction and recycling

Menkes residential communities are built to offer homeowners an energy efficient and more economical lifestyle. Our single family homes and condominiums boast features such as:

  • Superior insulation
  • High quality heating and cooling systems
  • “Smart” hydro meters
  • Energy saving windows and doors
  • High-pressure, low-flow showerheads and faucets in bathrooms
  • Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) paints and adhesives