The Centre for Construction and Engineering Technologies at George Brown College, Toronto, in co-operation with a manufacturer is studying the performance of continuous air barrier, vapour retarder, and fibreglass insulation products.
The fast-growing University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) Philosophy department will be moving to a new home this July: the North Building Phase B is a 19,510-m2 (210,000-sf), six-story addition to the existing building on UTM campus.
Heritage Ottawa has slammed the latest designs for a new seven-storey addition at the rear of the Château Laurier hotel in downtown Ottawa. The preservation group is “gravely concerned the City of Ottawa may be on track to approve what would be the most disgraceful act of heritage vandalism of our generation.”
Innovators will test their smart city technologies in test-beds across Toronto, through the first-ever Urban Pilot Program (UPPlift). Designed and delivered by Urban Living Futures, the program focuses on bridging the gap between emergent smart city technologies and building and infrastructure operators seeking innovations to enhance the city’s liveability.
Carleton University in Ottawa has released a new energy master plan, part of a strategy for reducing current energy and water consumption and ensuring the highest possible conservation levels are maintained as the campus evolves.