Canadian Consulting Engineer

Contents, August-September 2011 Volume 52, No. 5

Cover: Talisman Centre, Calgary. Photograph courtesy Williams Engineering. See story page 30.

August 1, 2011   Canadian Consulting Engineer

Cover: Talisman Centre, Calgary. Photograph courtesy Williams Engineering. See story page 30.

features

A Calgary Icon.

The Talisman Centre in Calgary has a major upgrade, including a high-tech tensile roof and HVAC upgrades on a grand scale.

By Lana Winterfield, Williams Engineering Canada 30

 

 

Drama Scenes.

Vancouver has managed to convert the 1950s-era Queen Elizabeth Theatre into a venue with excellent acoustics — for both rock bands and opera.

By Bronwen Parsons 36

 

 

Stuck in Neutral.

We know how to build more energy efficient buildings. So what’s holding us back?

By Lee Norton, P.Eng. 43

 

 

Learning to Say No.

All managers face a dilemma between wanting to be liked, and wanting to be respected.

By Andrew Steeves, P.Eng. 49

 

 

 

on topic

Computers

 

 

Autodesk’s Building Design Suites.

By Rita Wong, P.Eng. 18

 

 

Standards

 

 

Commissioning for Integrated Systems: new CSA Standard Z320.

by Peter Kenter 20

 

 

Standards

 

 

ASHRAE’s revised Standard 100, Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings

By Jessica Krippendorf 24

 

 

Lighting

 

 

One By One. Addressable lighting systems.

By Paul Boken, Mulvey & Banani 28

 

 

Engineers & the Law

 

 

Prequalifying Bidders.

By Draen Bulat, Miller Thomson LLP 46

 

 

Finance

 

 

Individual Pension Plans.

By Andrew Bay and Jeff Thorsteinson Investors Group 47

 

 

departments

Comment 4

Up Front 6

ACEC Review 13

Products / Fire & Security 52

Advertiser Index 53

Human Edge 54

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2011 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards!

 


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