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The Future of Canada’s Low-carbon Energy-efficient Buildings

In November, the Paris Agreement came into force with the opening of the Conference of the Parties (COP) 22 meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco. The nations that have signed on represent more than 55 per cent of the world’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. One such signatory is Canada, which has joined the global community in striving to keeping the global temperature rise this century below 1.5 C (2.7 F).
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New standard for building guards from CSA Group

We use them every day, even if we do not notice them most of the time. When we go to work, head up a flight of stairs, or stand on a balcony, building guards are there. They are built structures most people take for granted, but their failure could have catastrophic results.
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FEATURE

Using Acetylated Wood For Structural Applications

Most architects and engineers have historically defaulted to steel and concrete when designing tall buildings, bridges, and other towering structures. Over the past few years, however, commercial designers have begun to reconsider the suitability of wood as a structural building material.
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