The BLK2GO is a wireless handheld imaging laser scanner that captures 3D environments while the user is in motion, and continuously creates a digital representation of reality in the form of 3D point clouds.
The Government of Canada has committed to invest $4.1 million to construct The Arbour, the 10-storey, $134-million, mass-timber building project at George Brown College’s Waterfront Campus in Toronto. The funding is part of the Green Construction through Wood Program (GCWood) launched by Natural Resources Canada. It’s the first project funded through…
The province’s vision for the site is a destination that could include sport and entertainment landmarks, public spaces and parks, recreational facilities, as well as retail.
The new St. Paul’s – to be constructed at a new site at 1002 Station Street in Vancouver’s False Creek Flats, 3km from the current hospital site on Burrard Street – will have capacity for up to 548 beds, which includes 115 net new beds.
The ADA & ROHS compliant capacitive touch switches offer colour selectable LED illumination for improved visibility.
The NBI is an organization driving better energy performance in commercial buildings.
The suite of products optimizes a BIM team’s efficiency by automating manual work, unlocking insights for analysis and seamless sharing of Revit data across the entire project team.
The HVAC industry’s first split-system mechanical dehumidifier using a compact, energy-efficient counter-flow heat exchanger for dedicated humidity control.
New York now joins cities like Toronto, Denver, San Francisco, and Portland, Oregon in making green roofs a requirement.
The book zeroes in on the enhancements needed in the design and construction of buildings and lifeline systems (communications, electric power, water, transportation) to support a community’s social stability, economic vitality, and environmental sustainability.
The successful proponent will be announced in 2020, with construction to start months later.
The heritage-designated South Tower will be retained and restored, making it the first high-rise in Toronto to be totally retained in an adaptive re-use project.
Building Smart Cities takes into consideration that physical design and technology can be used to support diversity, creativity, intellectual stimulation, and true productivity for all citizens.
Introducing software and hardware systems to connect city operations and empower citizens takes small steps, collaboration and a foundation of trust.
Vancouver-based SWICH Services Inc., a company that sources energy and emission friendly technologies from around the world, has released its Arena Guide Go Green framework for rinks, providing information for arena operators on how to improve facility performance.
B.C. has obtained permission from the National Research Council to use the encapsulated mass-timber construction provisions from the 2020 National Building Code through a jurisdiction-specific regulation.
“The Canadian building industry and governments now have proof to make the changes needed to create Canada’s low carbon building stock and avoid creating buildings that will become a liability in a carbon constrained economy.”
B+H Architects’ proposed design for the new 22-storey Patient Support Centre (PSC) located on The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) campus in Toronto will comply with Toronto’s Tier 2 Building Standards.
The work will include the installation of heat pump technology that will use ocean water from Sydney Harbour to provide heating and cooling to the entire campus.
“Taking this to an international level not only means more effective collaboration on global projects, but allows designers and contractors working on all kinds of building works to have clearer and more efficient information management.”
Government investing $3.9 million toward the construction of the Sifton Properties’ Helio building, a mixed-use, multi-unit residential high-rise in the West 5 sustainable community, a projected $57,608,500 project.
CanBIM, the business voice of Canada’s BIM community, is encouraging responses from building industry professionals across the country.
The new e-HSC provides engineers a more powerful, serviceable, and efficient solution for a wide range of critical HVAC applications.
Johnson Controls extended the capacity range of its magnetic bearing centrifugal chiller to include chillers beyond 1,000 tons.
The AC Smart 5 provides an intuitive way to monitor and control LG air conditioning units and LG RT DOAS.
Users can now check the operating status and performance of their boiler system, or multiple boilers systems simultaneously in real time via a mobile app.
Wireless technology enables the TPE3 to connect with up to four single TPE3 pumps.
The team of Calgary-based Gibbs Gage Architects and KPMB Architects of Toronto were awarded the project.
A core feature of the Rob and Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study & Research Building, attached to the Schulich School of Business, is a dramatic glass solar chimney that rises 27 metres to provide passive natural ventilation for the entire building.
The energy savings is generated mainly from recovering compressor waste heat to provide water heating for the indoor pool and using exhaust air to preheat incoming outdoor air.