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August 21, 2019
 
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Sustainable is Canada’s first Certified B Corp. architecture firm
 
Sustainable is Canada’s first Certified B Corp. architecture firm
 
Toronto-based architecture firm Sustainable is one of 230 Certified B Corporations in Canada and the country’s first architecture firm to receive the designation.
 
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New acute care hospital to be built in Newfoundland and Labrador
New acute care hospital to be built in Newfoundland and Labrador
 
Construction has started on a new acute care hospital in Corner Brook, N.L. The seven-storey, 55,742-m2 (600,000-sf) facility is designed by B+H Architects and Parkin Architects.
 
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Zero-energy residence inventories grow in 2018: Report
Zero-energy residence inventories grow in 2018: Report
 
The market for residential zero-energy buildings grew 59 per cent across Canada and the United States last year, according to a new report by Team Zero.
 
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Presenting IKO’s vapour permeable tapes
 
Presenting IKO’s vapour permeable tapes
 
IKO’s latest offering—the AquaBarrier Vapour Permeable Tapes (VP Tapes) are a durable, primerless, user-friendly solution ready to go to work, providing unmatched moisture protection.
 
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Triple-threat protection from fire, ballistics, and intruders with Keralite Safeguard
 
Triple-threat protection from fire, ballistics, and intruders with Keralite Safeguard
 
Vetrotech has introduced Keralite Safeguard, a fire-rated glass ceramic offering combined fire, impact, ballistic, and intrusion protection and designed to create a safe zone to mitigate the deadly effects of shooters and other intruders.
 
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Features
 
Fit for a champion: Metal design elements help redesigned gym go for gold
 
In November 2016, the Brantford Gymnastics Academy building, located in Brantford, Ont., was destroyed in a fire. For the new facility, the project team decided a custom-designed steel building would be the best option to meet insurance and safety requirements, given the material’s innate resistance to fire.
 
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High-density polyiso cover boards
 
Many architects, specifiers, and contractors include cover boards in conventional low-slope roof assemblies. It can help extend the life of a roof assembly by providing a tough, resilient layer for improved wind uplift resistance, increased impact resistance from construction/service traffic, and high compressive strength.
 
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CSC-DCC   News
 
Message from the President: Keys to communicating effectively
 
 
CSC Hamilton-Niagara co-hosts charity golf tournament
 
 
Edmonton Chapter to present on changes to the Alberta Building Code
 
 
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Fast + Epp building a hybrid mass timber office in Vancouver
 
 
Aging Calgary office building repurposed as multifamily tower
 
 
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