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Company:
EcoSpex Inc.
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Location:
  • 302-176 Larch St
  • CLARKSBURG, ON
  • N0H1J0
  • P.O. Box 286
  • CLARKSBURG, ON
  • N0H1J0

Contact Information

Telephone:
705-445-1256
Alternate Telephone:
Fax:
Email:
julie@ecospex.com
Year Established:
2002-05-01
Industries Classification:
541330  Engineering Services
541620  Environmental Consulting Services
541710  Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering and Life Sciences
541611  Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
Total Sales ($CDN):
$200,000 to $499,999
Updated on:
2015-05-27,  Industry Canada
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EcoSpex Inc.

Company Profile

EcoSpex is a premier support tool for sourcing third party verified green building products. We service design and construction industry professionals who utilize our extensive technical profiles on products to specify and select materials for green building projects. We offer manufacturers a range of services to help build industry credibility in their products and connect to industry professionals and associations searching for green building, water, clean technology, energy efficient, modern methods of construction materials (MMC), renewables, and low carbon products and systems. Company History: EcoSpex was incorporated in 2013 and founded by the Blue Wilderness Group Inc., a sustainability and green construction consultancy firm. The company?s online building products procurement platform originated over seven years ago and was co-developed with Building Research Establishment (BRE) UK up until 2012. Over this period, extensive market research and engagement with global construction industry, utility companies, and procurement professionals was conducted to determine tools to enable development of sustainable buildings. The result is a platform that solves the procurement issue of sourcing the best qualified building products efficiently and with greater assurance due to a robust, third-party verification process. EcoSpex?s platform streamlines the procurement process as a user-focused tool, it is tailored to specifiers, providing easy comparison, evaluation and cross-referencing of products to industry and sustainable building standards. The company has four business lines of which building product listings represent the primary service. 1) Online Product Listings ? three tiers of product listings including the Verified Enhanced Listing (VEL), a third-party verification assessment service that validates a product?s technical and environmental claims. 2) Upsell options to the supplier green building rating support showcase manufactures experience through a technical case study) and we offer a post verification report. 3) Education and Training ? sustainable material intelligence tool kit 4) Market intelligence ? detailed analytics from what specifiers are doing on the site offering manufacturers critical market insight. Funding Capacity The company is currently in year 2 of operations (early stage start up. Funding and investment has occurred from: ? The Ontario Centre of Excellence ? Blue Wilderness Management Group Inc. (Blue Wilderness) ? Building Research Establishment (BRE) UK ? National Research Council of Canada - Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC- IRAP) ? Public Works Government Services Canada (PWGSC) ? Province of Ontario ?Ministry of Innovation ? Ryerson University 2012-2014 (grant work)

Products/Services

  • Project Management Services Small firm dedicated in working on assignments that relate to sustainable planning and development. Specializing in project management. The development of sustainable communities and green building initiatives has been our core focus since 1997, a service that provides innovation and implementable solutions to municipalities, retail, developers, institutions, and building owners/occupants. We have been leaders in supporting the adoption of sustainable building practices by becoming an active member with the Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC) and become Professionally Accredited (AP) in the Leadership in Energy Efficient Design Program (LEED) in the US in 1999. She is planning on taking the Canadian LEED exam to further learn the adaptations. -Project management (Implementation) -Green Build Assessment & framework -Sustainable and Nature Base Tourism Strategy Planning -Policy Formulation and process -Development of Green Policies and Practices for Accommodation Sector -LEED application & process, grant applications -Tourism Inventory Resource Assessment (ranking natural corridor and sites) -Expertise in Provincial Park and Ministry of Natural Resources Policy/development -First Nations negotiations capital infrastructure

  • LEED Building Process Assist with Design Team, Engineers, Planners throught the LEED process. Act as a project lead on sourcing green building materials.

  • Sustainable Strategic Planning Plan, Develop, and deliver Sustainable Strategic Plans for Corporate and Government Organizations.

  • EcoSpex Canada visit www.bluewildernessgroup.com for EcoSpex Updates. Since December 2004 Blue Wilderness Management Group Inc. and Digicon Information Inc., as well as a handful of dedicated professionals, have been working diligently seeking input and direction to develop an “EcoSpex Canada”, a guide to innovative eco preferable products and materials for the construction industry specifically tailored to the needs of consumers and specifiers. EcoSpex Canadians intended to house product data that will organize and publish the ‘green’ properties of building materials and components used for construction. As you are aware, the green building industry represents one of the fastest-growing industry segments in Canada. We have reached out to industry stakeholders to guide us in developing our workplan, research, and format .EcoSpex Canada: A clear format to developing a Sustainable Building Industry. This "on line project managment tool" will include the guideline construction specifications; environmental screening criteria for suppliers and manufactures, the directory will be functional in several ways and focus on the residential and commercial segments (incorporate the credit intents for each spec to include: LEED for Buildings and LEED for Homes as well as the BuildGreen Alberta credits). Internet will be ready to launch in fall 2007, with at least 1000 screened manufactures by 2008.

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