Canadian Consulting Engineer

Environmental assessments take their toll – see March-April issue

The March-April issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer is now posted on-line and in a digital edition.

April 10, 2009   Canadian Consulting Engineer

The March-April issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer is now posted on-line and in a digital edition.

The cover story is “Showing Off at Exhibition Place,” detailing a site on Toronto’s waterfront that is working towards being totally self-sufficient in terms of its energy use by next year.

Another feature is “A Long and Winding Road.” Why is the environmental assessment process so complicated in Canada? Despite governments pouring dollars into infrastructure, the tangled review process could still stop “shovels going into the ground.”

The Business column is on “Tax Breaks for Doing Research,” which explains how consulting engineers could tap into some government incentives.

Engineers and the Law is about “LEED and Penalty Clauses,” and what are the risks to the consulting engineer when a building doesn’t match up to its promise as a green design.

Plus lots more …

<a href=”http://www.ccemag.com/”>CCE March-April 2009</a>

 

 


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