Video: Making federal buildings more energy efficient

As the government's real estate expert, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is implementing greening initiatives in our buildings across the country. We have over 100 buildings that meet the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, an international green building rating system.

Transcript: Making federal buildings more energy efficient

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(Text on screen: Public Services and Procurement Canada)

[Shot of four photos. One of a building with solar panels, second outside detail of a building, third a roof top terrace with plants and trees and lastly a building with lots of windows. Text animates on screen.]

(Text on screen: Going Green at PSPC)

[Shot of a building with solar panels affixed to the side.]

[Shot of the West block roof with a glass roof.]

(Text on screen: At PSPC, we have over 100 buildings that meet the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.)

[Shot of two employees wearing hard hats and examining a brick wall.]

(Text on screen: We are making our federal buildings more energy efficient and sustainable.)

[Shot of building roof top terrace with plants and trees.]

(Text on screen: Here are four examples:)

[Shot of glass building.]

(Text on screen: Place Victoria, Gatineau, Quebec, LEED Platinum certification, Triple pane windows.)

[Close-up shot of large circular ceiling lights.]

(Text on screen: High-efficiency lighting system)

[Shot of a building with many windows.]

(Text on screen: Greenstone Building, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, LEED Gold certification, Glass curtain wall collects solar power)

[Shot of the interior of a building. Sunlight is coming through the windows.]

(Text on screen: Hot water heated by solar energy)

[Shot of a large building with diagonal metal panels on the front.]

(Text on screen: Normand Maurice Building, Montreal, Quebec, LEED Gold certification, Geothermal wells used to heat and cool building)

[Detail shot the diagonal metal panels.]

(Text on screen: Louvered sun shades shut out excessive sunlight in summer)

[Shot of a building with three large angular solar panels on the roof.]

(Text on screen: Jean Canfield Building, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, LEED Gold certification, Solar panels skewed 45 degrees to optimize solar exposure)

[Shot of the same building in the evening.]

(Text on screen: Stormwater management incorporated into design)

[Shot of an indoor plant wall.]

[Shot of the interior of a building with many windows.]

(Text on screen: Together, we are taking action on sustainability by making our federal buildings more energy efficient.)

(Text on screen: Check us out: facebook.com/PSPC.SPAC, instagram.com/pspc_spac, twitter.com/pspc_spac, youtube.com/PWGSCanada)

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(Public Services and Procurement Canada signature)

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