Architects can integrate solar arrays into building designs instead of adding them as an afterthought. As solar photovoltaic (PV) technology matures and design options expand, everything from the colour of frames to the tint of the glass can be selected.
Join the Calgary Chapter as they host a meeting on roof-mounted photovoltaic (PV) systems. The breakfast meeting will take place on Tuesday, January 8, from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Winston Golf and Country Club.
Thermoplastic membranes can meet a variety of different building requirements by offering a range of options in new construction, retrofit, and tear-off/reroofing situations. They also offer excellent resistance to UV degradation, and ozone and chemical exposure.
A revitalized and expanded recreational facility has opened in Oakville, Ont., to meet the needs of a diverse and growing community. Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, the Trafalgar Park Community Centre transforms a site that has been a community hub for more than 60 years.
Experiments conducted by RDH Building Science, National Research Council Canada (NRC), and a manufacturer of insulation materials have confirmed the presence of gaps between boards of insulation will cause a reduction in its R-value.
This Thursday, February 8, the Vancouver Chapter of CSC is holding a luncheon at Sandman Hotel from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Hamish Matheson (Roofing Contractors Association of B.C. [RCABC]), Josh Jensen (All Round Restorations), and Leonard M. Coughlin (Enercorp/Carlisle) are slated to present on single-ply roofing membranes.
For the past 50 years, the commercial roofing industry in North America has developed and adapted many roofing system options for low-slope buildings. Modified bitumen (mod-bit) membrane assemblies are well-suited to the Canadian climate, making the system a significant player in the commercial roofing marketplace.