The new branch office in Calgary for the fire protection engineering firm follows an expansion into Montreal earlier this year.
The new branch office is located at the Laval headquarters of the company’s partner, forensic engineering specialists, CEP-Sintra.
FlexHead products have been used in a wide array of structure types, including commercial, industrial, institutional, cleanroom, cold storage, and more.
The insulation is classified as noncombustible under CAN4-S114-2005 testing.
James Golinveaux has joined the company as president and CEO, succeeding Kevin Ortyl who served as CEO for 10 years.
In designing upgrades to the fire protection systems for a casino surveillance operations room, WSP evaluated various advanced systems for suppression and detection.
The new CAN/ULC-S1001 standard sets out the testing required to ensure that fire protection and
life safety systems work in concert. It will be included in the new version of the National Building Code.
The tallest timber tower in the world is under construction at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. The 18-storey Brock Commons Student Residence will be 53 metres tall when it is completed in 2017. The $51-million building is located…
Site specific rules were developed for the design of the Wood Innovation and Design Centre in Prince George, B.C. to ensure the structure would safely withstand fire.
The Government of Manitoba is undertaking a major program of installing fire sprinklers in all hospitals and its licensed residential institutions. More than half the licensed care homes in Manitoba do not have sprinklers. Among hospitals, 27 have full sprinkler…
The sprawling precast stores and distribution centres seen across Canada present challenges for fire protection owing to the contents and equipment they contain.