Insight into Roof Design, Energy Performance, Longevity and Environmental Impact

A roofing system’s primary function is to protect the building from water infiltration and weather damage and to do this effectively for as long as
facilities management

B&M celebrates 10 years of Facilities Management at CMHR

Black & McDonald’s facilities management team has been instrumental to operations at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights since it opened ten years ago.
Integrated Project Delivery

Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

According to RJC's Jeff Rabinovitch, employing the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) method will help limit needless oversights and keep the project on track.

Revolutionizing Parking Lot Paving

An X-Ray Before You Operate: Introducing the World’s Most Innovative Solution to Pavement Deficiencies and Land Surveying They say that first impressions last a lifetime;
MJW Team fleet vehicle on site

Maintaining Garbage Rooms in Multi-Residential Buildings

Waste disposal systems in multi-residential buildings are under a great amount of pressure. Every day, residents pack their garbage down the interconnecting metal chutes which
The Gateway Building

Timber Hybrid Building Technology

The Gateway Building at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is a stunning example of what can be achieved using innovative building solutions like the CREE Timber Hybrid System.
Preparing an emergency plan.

Ensuring Preparedness: Make Remediation Response a Building Priority

Canada’s four distinct seasons make building maintenance a never-ending cycle of problems, often involving water. Building managers face difficult yearly challenges. Establishing a plan in

Built to Serve and Endure

Given the range of uses community centres fulfill, a lot goes into their planning and design. Often, mass timber plays a central role.
heritage roofs rjc

Restoring Heritage Roofs

For heritage building owners, knowing when and how to address an aging roof system begins with having knowledge of the original materials and the best practices used to restore them.

Don’t Let Curveballs Slow Down Construction

As buildings became taller and more complicated, the engagement of trades in the design-assist process is more integral than ever.
decarbonizing MURBs

Decarbonizing Existing Multi-Unit Residential Buildings

Mohammed Fakoor, Associate at RJC Engineers, discusses the importance of decarbonizing existing MURBs on Canada's path to net zero.

2023 marks the 10-year anniversary of the launch of Canadian content in ENERGY STAR® Portfolio

Natural Resources Canada Developed and released in 2000 by the United States (US) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager is the industry standard

Winter Property Disasters: Knowing the risks, preventing the damage

Canadian winters are unkind to residential and commercial properties. Over several months, harsh temperatures, severe storms, freezing rain, and accumulating ice and snow can push

Saving Time, Money and Frustration: Effective Cleaning for Waste Control Systems

The cleaning of waste control systems is a specialized industry requiring licensing by the Ministry of Environment (MOE). Finding a contractor who knows what they

When Redevelopment Projects go Awry

Bernardo Garcia Ramirez, Design Engineer with RJC Engineers, shares five tips for getting redevelopment projects back on track after encountering the unexpected.

Helping to build a barrier-free Canada

More than six million Canadians live with a disability¹. In everyday life, they may have fewer options when accessing transportation services, communicating with others, or

Parkades in the EV Era

Building Code requirements may soon be changing to address design loads for parkades, particularly as electric pick-ups and SUVs begin flooding the market.