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Only one week left: $225 for action-packed Green Building Festival pass

Time is running out to secure a full delegate pass for the October 8th Green Building Festival in downtown Toronto for only $225, including 5.5 continuing education hours for GBCI / LEED, OAA, OALA, OPPI, IDC and PEO!   Register today...

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Ontario Power Generation safely demolishes Nanticoke Powerhouse

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) safely demolished the powerhouse of the former Nanticoke Generating Station (GS), which was at one time the largest coal-fired plant in the world. The site on the north shore of Lake Erie has been transformed into...

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Engineering firm for evacuated Fort Sask condos had permit cancelled one year after condos were built

As reported in The Edmonton Journal, the engineering company for the ill-fated Fort Saskatchewan condominium complex had its engineering permit cancelled just one year after the recently evacuated condos were built. Residents of the 44-unit condo...

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Register Now: Webinar on October 10 – Designing Building Enclosures in Wood-Frame Multi-Unit Construction

Join us for this Building Smart seminar to learn about industry best practices for designing efficient, durable wood-frame building enclosures in new construction. Explore the latest edition of the Building Enclosure Design Guide now available...

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COMMAND Center Blog – Top 10 Reasons to Use COMMAND Center Sensors

Here’s why COMMAND Center’s easy-to-use, affordable, and self-powered sensors are the best option for concrete temperature and maturity monitoring applications.     10. Sensors read and record the temperature of freshly poured...

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Trans Mountain pipeline construction restarts with completion expected in 2022

As reported in the National Post, Trans Mountain Corp. has restarted construction on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the company said on Wednesday, a year after the contentious project stalled because of regulatory delays. The expanded...

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Is cross-laminated timber the concrete of the future?

As reported on, concrete, an essential building material, has for decades offered us the possibility of shaping our cities quickly and effectively, allowing them to rapidly expand into urban peripheries and reach heights previously...

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Prototype house is 3D-printed in just 12 hours

As blogged on New Atlas, the widespread adoption of 3D-printed construction seems more a case of when rather than if, and so far we've seen houses, a castle, and even a military barracks created using the promising tech. The latest notable...

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This warehouse is one of the world’s greenest industrial buildings

As blogged on, with its futuristic curved design and daylight-infused interior it doesn’t look like a typical warehouse. But the NewLogic III building, an office and warehouse space on the outskirts of the Dutch city of Tilburg,...

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