How green real estate can help build a more sustainable future

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Rene Demers, senior vice-president of commercial banking and private banking, real estate, National Bank of Canada. The bank’s new head office in Montreal aims for LEED Gold and WELL Silver certifications.Supplied

It’s not always

The housing crisis plus other letters, Aug. 18: ‘The best thing I can do to provide for my children in the distant future is to buy real estate and rent it out’

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A for sale sign is displayed outside a home in Toronto in December, 2021.CARLOS OSORIO/Reuters

Pain points

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