Thursday, May 23, 2019

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Legacy Building Solutions Blog: What you need to know about fabric and eco-friendly construction

Eco-friendly construction is more than just a trend or a marketing tool. When it comes to major assets like a building, focusing on energy efficiency and environmentally friendly construction can mean significant dollars saved over the life of the...

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London high school to be Canada’s first first carbon neutral school

    As reported on CTV News, as the push continues to shift our country towards clean growth, and combatting climate change, a London high school was at the centre of the movement Tuesday. Dignitaries joined school officials for a...

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This U.S. building code could topple California towers when the ‘Big One’ hits

    As reported in the National Post, I suppose my seismic anxiety should peak when I go to California. After all, the Golden State is famous for deadly earthquakes. But I felt strangely reassured when I stepped off the plane in San...

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A look at a Vancouver building project that is targeted at billionaires

    As reported in The Globe and Mail, a Vancouver developer has built an ultra-exclusive, three-unit, prime beach-front property in English Bay aimed at the international buyer who has so much extra cash to spare that they won’t...

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First all-female real estate development team breaks new ground in Canada

    May 22, 2019 (Toronto, ON) - For decades, real estate development has been a male-dominated industry. But as the momentum for gender equality builds across various sectors around the globe, a group of women in Toronto are making...

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This technology could save your home from flooding — if you’re OK with no basement

    As reported on CBC News, an Arnprior, Ont., company that manufactures special foundations for buildings in the far north says the technology could be a solution for homeowners facing repeated flooding here. Until now,...

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Building Smart: Introduction to Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)

This seminar is part of the “Building Smart by Designing for People” series that focuses on creating healthy, safe, adaptive and enriching living environment for building occupants. How do People Respond to Indoor Environmental Quality...

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Strong relationships with construction professionals set homeowners up for success

    Washington, D.C. – The theme for week 4 of Building Safety Month is “Construction Professionals and Homeowners: Partners in Safety,” which shines a light on how close cooperation with construction professionals, including...

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Statistics Canada – Building construction decreases 1.2% in March to $14.2 billion

    Statistics Canada reports that total investment in building construction decreased 1.2% in March to $14.2 billion. Losses in the residential sector (-2.0% to $9.4 billion) were partially offset by a small increase in the...

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