Our Strategic Partners - Outstanding expertise in the building industry
Our greatest strengths have always been the quality of our services, our integrity and transparency. In addition to our team of professionals, we work in collaboration with a network of proficient and trustworthy partners to provide comprehensive services.
Our reputation is built on our dedication and the contributions we've made to the development of the sustainable building industry. EcoSpex’s partners were chosen for their respective expertise in verifications, technical and environmental specifications. Each partner is well-known and respected leader in their fields, bringing extensive networks and deep knowledge and will be instrumental in expanding EcoSpex internationally.
Manufacturers and the AEC community will value the independence and scientific objectivity of EcoSpex. Our in-house and extended team of consultants are as passionate as they are qualified. EcoSpex is leading the way in delivering sustainability and innovation into the built environment by working with experts in their known disciplines.
Building Research Establishment (BRE)
In the early stages of EcoSpex development (October 2010 - April 2013) entered into a joint venture partnership with Building Research Establishment (BRE) UK and Blue Wilderness Management Group Inc. (founder of EcoSpex) to develop the intellectual property and infrastructure. BRE technical material team and IT provided critical expertise to enhance and extend the functionality of EcoSpex to be better positioned for the North American and Global markets. With 90 years of expertise, BRE is a world-leading research, certification and consultancy group which delivers sustainability and innovation into the built environment and beyond.
Digicon Information Inc.
In 2006 a partnership began with Digicon Information Inc., a well-respected leader of publication and consulting services specializing in all aspects of technical construction specification documentation and product data development in North America. This has allowed EcoSpex to seamlessly integrate with the standards recommended for use in North America by the Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) and Construction Specifications Institute (CSI). Further, Digicon is a North American leader in producing 3-part specifications. Digicon is also responsible for delivering 3-part specs for Verified Enhanced Listings (VELs for EcoSpex.
Mindscape Innovations Inc.
Located in Waterloo Ontario, Canada, was founded in 2006 to help clients pursue opportunities to use energy better and have expertise in the area of green bulding and green building rating systems and is one of EcoSpex contractors responsible for verifying product manufacturers compliance for LEEDv4 as well as alignment to other rating programs. Mindscape is Internationally Recognized in Sustainable Building Design and has been awarded as an industry leader in sustainable building design and verification. They wrote the book on green buildings (literally) and can help manufactureres/suppliers succeed with LEED®, ENERGY STAR®, GREEN SEAL®, and more.
Light House Sustainable Building Centre
In 2013, Vancouver based Light House Sustainable Building Centre became an EcoSpex strategic partner delivering technical outreach and education to suppliers and design and construction profesionals in British Columbia, Alberta and the US. Light House is a not-for-profit company dedicated to advancing green building and sustainable regions. Additionally they deliver research, advisory and project management services to businesses, policy makers and the real estate and construction industries. Their projects cut across all scales of building and development, from buildings to regions, and across the residential, institutional, commercial, and industrial sectors.
Sustainable Architecture & Building [SABMag]
In 2013, EcoSpex welcomes Sustainable Architecture & Building [SABMag] as a strategic partner providing Canada’s outstanding green building images. Green Building images are provided in EcoSpex, where we provide credit to the Architect firm and the photographer. Sustainable Architecture & Building [SABMag] covers sustainable design of Canada commercial and institutional buildings, and is distributed quarterly to 15,000 design and building professionals, building managers, construction specifiers and product suppliers. Their ecoHouse Canada covers Canadian green homebuilding, and is distributed to 9,000 builders, renovators, architects, and product suppliers.
Fall of 2013 - EcoSpex is working with Ecospecifier, Australia, home of the Planet's Leading Certified and Verified Sustainable Products. Ecospecifier.com.au has over 8,000 sustainable products, materials and technologies, making it one of the worl'd most expansive sustainable knowledge bases. As a Leading Global Source of life-cycle assessed product information, ecospecifier.com.au links independent information with a powerful search interface.
Our Channel Partners
Channel partners are helping EcoSpex gain traction by providing marketplace outreach. Having a diversity of expertise and consultation with industry partners, associations, academics and researchers are noted.