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November 2, 2016
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ACEC conference hears how global issues are shaping construction activity

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-Canada National leadership conference in Ottawa heard wide ranging views on global economic trends, the Liberal government, and whether it's wise to build big bridges. » Read More

ASHRAE issues new Energy Standard 90.1

The new version of the widely used standard includes many technical changes for the building envelope, mechanical design, and energy modelling » Read More

Old buildings in Vancouver still need seismic upgrades

A B.C. newspaper has published an investigative article about the risks of a major earthquake to older buildings in Vancouver. » Read More
 
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Ottawa office building wins first LEED v4 Gold certification for an existing building

The 14-storey, multi-tenant building on Albert Street was constructed in 1975. Since then it has undergone several major retrofits and was already operating efficiently. » read more

World's most accurate clock holds time for GPS

The "Sapphire Clock" is so stable it will only lose or gain one second every 40 million years. » read more

First Nations meet to discuss improving infrastructure

The Assembly of First Nations is convening a national Housing and Infrastructure Forum over the next few days in Winnipeg. » read more
 
 
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