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Canadian Property Management

Preparing for the Perils of Winter

Waterproofing, managing heat loss, snow removal, and other seasonal considerations when you are preparing your building for winter.
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Canadian Property Management

Upgrading for Seismic Resilience

Dennis Gam, MEng, P.Eng., Principal at RJC Engineers explains what all buildings owners need to know about achieving seismic resilience.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

When Corrosion Leads to Structural Distress

Valuable tips from RJC's Jeremy Horst to extend the life of your older stock apartment building.
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Canadian Property Management

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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Canadian Property Management

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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Canadian Property Management

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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CondoBusiness

Preventing Plaza Deck Deterioration

Nigel Parker, Structural Engineer and Associate at RJC Engineers in Toronto, offers advice for preventing condominium podium and plaza deck deterioration.
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Canadian Property Management

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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Design Quarterly

Restoration of St Andrews Wesley United Church begins

St Andrews Wesley United Church, one of Vancouver’s most prominent landmark churches, will undergo a major seismic upgrade and heritage restoration.
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Canadian Property Management

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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Canadian Property Management

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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CondoBusiness

Addressing Condensation in Condo Properties

While winter can bring all manner of property maintenance issues, few can cause as many headaches (or large repair bills) as unchecked condensation.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Damage Down Below

When water damage is left unchecked in elevator pits, damage caused by water can add up to significant safety risks and expensive repairs.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

The Realities of Healthcare Retrofits

In healthcare, patient comfort, staff schedules, health and safety standards, and critical equipment needs demand a tailored approach to every retrofit.
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CondoBusiness

Making Your Podium Deck a Priority

Costs and logistics can make a podium deck project seem intimidating. But with the right team and a strategic approach, it can yield lasting benefits.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

The Art of Saving Lives

RJC Engineers' suicide prevention barriers for the Edmonton City Centre East parking garage have garnered industry recognition for their function and beauty.
climate resiliency

Canadian Apartment Magazine

A Property for All Seasons

It's important to determine a property's ability to withstand the elements before it's put to the test, yet many property managers and owners keep climate resiliency low on their list of priorities.