On January 31, the Hamilton-Niagara Chapter of CSC will hold a luncheon meeting at the Royal Canadian Legion in Burlington, Ont. Russell Snow (W.R. Meadows of Canada) will present on “Selecting the Correct Underslab Membrane.”
Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) has announced the launch of the 5th annual “Tapping the Future” student design contest. The theme for this year’s competition is hospitality. Sponsored by the association’s Toronto and Grand Valley Chapters, the contest involves taking a physical space and demonstrating how it could be theoretically reimagined, enabling students to showcase their skills with architecture, building materials, and construction documentation.
It all started over breakfast with my friend and CSC colleague, Cathie Schneider, six years ago. I informed her of my intention to run for executive council, which meant my current role as the chair of the Grand Valley Chapter was going to be vacant. Cathie was the perfect successor.
On Tuesday, November 14, the Calgary Chapter of CSC is organizing a dinner meeting on the latest version (v4) of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. Lindsey Dru, BID, LEED AP (Herman Miller), will provide an overview of the rating system by using the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC’s) Vancouver office project as an example.
CSC is hosting its Principles of Construction Documentation (PCD) course from November 22 to 26 in Toronto. The association will also be running a Construction Contract Administrator (CCA) course from March 21 to 25, again in Toronto. The CSC Specifier course—held March 19 to 25—is also open for registration.
When we talk about ‘collaboration,’ we use a term that could have many meanings and inferences. There seem to be many different definitions when we search the Internet, depending on the scenario, but the basic sense is it involves working with others to produce something.
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