Over the years, 745 Thurlow has been the recipient of numerous prestigious regional, provincial, national and international awards for excellence in the areas of building management, design, sustainable practices, modernization upgrades and tenant service.
Here are just a few of the accolades received over the past few years.
2020 The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY), British Columbia and Canada
In May 2020, 745 Thurlow received BOMA’s The Outstanding Building of the Year Award in the 250,000 to 500,000 sf category. This certification recognized 745 Thurlow as the leader in its size based on seven criteria: Design; Community Impact; Tenant Relations; Energy Management & Conservation; Emergency Preparedness, Security Standards; Training of Building Personnel.
2019 BOMA BEST Gold
As part of QuadReal's commitment to wellness in the workplace, 745 Thurlow Street earned Fitwel certification from the Center for Active Design (CfAD). Fitwel is a building rating system that provides guidelines on how to design and operate healthier buildings. The entire tower participated in a QuadReal corporate pilot initiative and is one of the first buildings to be certified in Canada. QuadReal is also part of the Fitwel Advisory Council.
2019 ENERGY STAR Certification
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. Learn more here.
2018 RHF Accessibility Certified
The Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ (RHFAC) program encompassed the common areas of the tower, including: main floor lobby, the elevators, bathrooms & shower room, the underground parking and a roof-top garden level. Learn more here.
2018 LEED Platinum certification for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance
745 Thurlow Street has achieved ‘LEED PLATINUM – EB’ status, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings. The designation recognizes actions taken to promote sustainability and environmental stewardship with their tenants and operation practices. Learn more .
2017 LEED Gold certification for Canada CS
745 Thurlow was designed to achieve LEED Core and Shell Gold Certification and is among the first office buildings in downtown Vancouver to do so. LEED for Core & Shell development is a green building system that was designed to provide a set of performance criteria for certifying the sustainable design and construction of core and shell buildings. Broadly defined, core and shell construction covers base building elements such as the structure, envelope and building-level systems. Learn more .