Tag Archives: Climate Change

A framework for climate resilient performance standard of commercial roofs

The National Research Council Canada (NRC) is working to integrate climate resiliency into building and infrastructure design, guides, and codes. In this article, the authors present a framework for climate-resilient design of commercial roofs that will become part of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) A123.26, Performance Requirements for Climate Resilience of Low Slope Membrane Roofing Systems.

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Ottawa student wins AIA design competition

A Carleton University student is one of the winners of the INNOVATION 2030/Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten for Students design competition. The winning projects embraced this year’s challenge of carbon-neutral design while also addressing climate change adaptability and resilience in the built environment.

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