CSC Hamilton presents retaining wall education

On Thursday, October 16, CSC’s Hamilton/Niagara Chapter is presenting a luncheon discussion that looks at advances in retaining wall technologies.

Sponsored by Unilock Ltd., the education aspect of the event will be led by Eric Jonasson, P.Eng. (assistant manager of engineering design at Risi Stone Retaining Wall Systems). He will present on software programs that assist with retaining wall specifications, and explore recent product adjustments and design concepts.

The talk, along with lunch, takes place …

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CSC Edmonton: Why should you care about mechanical insulation?

The Edmonton Chapter of CSC is hosting a breakfast discussion on insulation for piping, ductwork, and equipment, exploring its connection to energy-efficient design.

The presentation is hosted by CSC member Steve Clayman, director of energy initiatives with Thermal Insulation Association of Canada (TIAC). He will examine how correctly specified and installed mechanical insulation impacts energy conservation, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and health and safety issues. Clayman will also speak about low- (or no-) cost approaches …

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CSC Edmonton course registration open

Registration is now open for CSC Edmonton courses starting in September.

Members can submit registration for the Principles Of Construction Documentation (PCD) course. This is a prerequisite for all CSC courses, and successful completion is required to achieve Certified Technical Representative (CTR), the Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA), and the Certified Specifications Practitioner (CSP) designations.

Also now open for registration are the Construction Contract Administration (CCA), Specifier 1, and Technical Representative (TR) courses.

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CSC Hamilton/Niagara: Making the Invisible Visible

September’s luncheon meeting of CSC’s Hamilton/Niagara Chapter will inform building consultants and owners about potential moisture-related issues that can become long-term concerns.

On Thursday, September 25, Philip Kingswood, a representative for Structural Monitoring Technology (SMT), will discuss the building monitoring technology used for investigating wall and roof performance. These technologies are also capable of monitoring:
● moisture content;
● condensation;
● dew point;
● thermo profiling;
● vapour pressure;

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