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Pushing the Boundaries of Structural Glass

When it comes to building materials, there is truly no substitute for glass. Timeless and elegant, structural glass provides beauty and translucence to indoor spaces in a way no other material can.
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Rendering and Interactive Visualization

By definition, visualization technology is a technique for creating images, diagrams, or animations to communicate a message. But in essence, it’s so much more.
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Preparing for the Storm

Severe flooding in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario due to snowmelt and rain has turned a national spotlight on the impact of extreme weather events.
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Floods, Fires and Building Failures

Generally, the purpose of a forensic engineering investigation is to determine the root cause of a building failure and how it may be addressed, with the intent of improving the performance of the building.
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When it rains, it pours

On Aug. 7, 2018, 45 minutes of torrential rain caused extensive flooring within the Greater Toronto Area. With stormwater systems overwhelmed and property damages climbing, FirstOnSite Restoration was soon called to action.
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Let’s build something better together

The time is now to create Canada’s next generation of affordable housing across the country.
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Preserving Older Buildings

Heritage buildings, like all buildings, require continued and increasing maintenance as they age. Glade Schoenfeld of RJC Engineers provides conservation best practices to help heritage building owners avoid costly, irreparable damage.
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Proactive, Preventative Maintenance

Paul Fritze, a technical engineer and associate at RJC Engineers, provides strategies for saving money and extending the operating life of your building.
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Be part of Canada’s next generation of affordable rental housing

The affordable housing crisis is hurting many Canadians, from the country’s most vulnerable populations to middle-class people.
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Managing Tenant Insurance with InsureTech

More property managers are using InsureTech to track and monitor tenant insurance and ensure they're keeping incidents from happening in the first place.
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FirstOnSite’s 2018 in Review

2018 was a year of ever-increasing awareness for both companies like FirstOnSite and its clients due to disastrous weather causing emergency clean-up.
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Keeping up with the Building Code

As Canada moves to adopt a “net-zero energy ready” model by 2030, changes to the National Building Code will hold new property constructions and retrofits to more stringent energy usage guidelines.
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Debunking Common Misconceptions About Ontario’s Demand Response Program

Ontario’s demand response program, which pays large energy users to reduce consumption in emergency situations, recently reached an important milestone.
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Building the Global Reputation of Facility Management

The need for quality facility management is pervasive with aspects that touch all our lives – both personal and professional and yet the biggest challenge the
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Making rental properties better

More than 80 per cent of B.C.’s rental apartment buildings are older than 35 years and may not be as energy efficient as they could be.
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The Enigma of Air Vapour Barriers

How well do you know your air vapour barrier? Monitoring your air vapour barrier performance today can prevent significant headaches down the road.
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Solving Issues with Electrical System Power Quality

Shortly after a Canadian hospital invested in an energy-efficiency upgrade, the facility began experiencing significant issues with its critical equipment.