WalterFedy has long been a provider of architectural and engineering solutions, continually evolving to meet their customers’ changing needs. Since their inception in 1951, WalterFedy has grown from a small engineering office into a multidisciplinary practice encompassing architecture; civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering, sustainable and interior design, and construction and project management.
Business Type: Professional, scientific and technical services
40% GHG reduction commitment from 2010 (absolute)
Emissions: WalterFedy has been tracking their emissions since 2010. The graph below displays their emissions data thus far.
Notable GHG Reduction and Sustainability Projects
“We believe working with other organizations, including those such as REEP and RAIN will help us come up with new projects and ways to encourage engagement.”
WalterFedy has a Green Team which consists of people from every department, including: Architectural, Business Development, Civil, Contract Administration, Electrical, Mechanical, Structural and upper management. WalterFedy’s Green Team members are passionate about the environment, whether it be energy conservation, water protection and water usage reduction, commuting sustainably, waste management or having as little negative impact on the environment as possible.
“Talking to staff one-on-one really improves staff engagement and participation.”
In addition to recycling paper, cardboard, plastic, glass, and metals, WalterFedy has implemented an organic waste collection program to further minimize the amount of waste sent to landfills. Starting in April 2012, Waste Management Canada has been providing organic waste collection services for WalterFedy. Included are two 64 gallon carts, which are picked up and emptied once per week.
KW Chamber of Commerce Environment & Sustainability Award (2016)
Office Certified Silver LEED for Commercial Interiors
Additional Information and Pictures
See below for photos of our rain garden and permeable pavers as well as our most recent garbage pick-up for Earth Day!