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August 19, 2020
 
News Briefs
 
Heritage Ottawa approves new design for Chateau Laurier addition
 
Heritage Ottawa approves new design for Chateau Laurier addition
 
Heritage Ottawa and Capital Hotel, the owner of Fairmont Chateau Laurier, have agreed on a design for an addition to the historic hotel.
 
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World’s first Passive House hospital is a step closer to certification
 
World’s first Passive House hospital is a step closer to certification
 
The world’s first Passive House hospital is a step closer to certification after an airtightness test for the building was successful.
 
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Winnipeg’s Siloam Mission opens a new centre
 
Winnipeg’s Siloam Mission opens a new centre
 
The humanitarian organization has opened a new facility offering expanded and integrated services for those experiencing homelessness.
 
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Optimizing field services with extended reality
 
Optimizing field services with extended reality
 
Extended reality (XR) technology blends the real world with the virtual through mixed reality (MR) technologies. It has vast application potential for construction field services teams.
 
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#WaybackWednesday: Revisiting Hamilton’s Joyce Centre zero-carbon building
 
#WaybackWednesday: Revisiting Hamilton’s Joyce Centre zero-carbon building
 
The Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation, Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ont., is one of the first net-zero-energy institutional buildings in the region.
 
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Features
 
Measuring wood’s moisture content
 
In today’s construction world, where there is more knowledge about moisture-related issues and their causes and effects, it makes sense to take advantage of highly advanced wood moisture metres and data logging tools that are capable of giving a fast, easy, and accurate picture of conditions in wood and the surrounding environment.
 
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The greening of insulation materials
 
The federal government has stipulated thermal insulations with hydrofluorocarbon blowing agents must have a global warming potential of 150 or less by the end of 2020. It is, therefore, important for architects and specification writers to understand these new requirements and update their master specifications and technical documents accordingly.
 
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CSC-DCC   News
 
Message from the president: Navigating the COVID crisis
 
 
CSC Toronto scholarship helps remove financial barrier
 
 
Winnipeg Chapter ready for tee time
 
 
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Trump reimposes tariffs on aluminum imports
 
 
Katerra is North America’s largest mass timber producer
 
 
Nova Scotia selects three finalists for new art gallery design
 
 
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