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  • News Buildings

    Interview: ASHRAE makes progress on net-zero retrofit for new HQ

    May 1, 2020 by CCE

    Darryl K. Boyce, based in Kemptville, Ont., has had the fortune to lead ASHRAE as president during a particularly eventful term. No, we’re not referring to the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced him to self-isolate after a trip home from the

  • More industry events reorganized during pandemic

    April 15, 2020 by CCE

    Here is an update on how upcoming industry events are being reorganized during the global COVID-19 pandemic: – The newly established Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance’s (FGIA’s) Summer Conference, planned for June 22 to 25 in Chicago, Ill., is being

  • News Buildings

    Edmonton’s Manulife Place to be modernized

    January 14, 2020 by CCE

    Manulife Investment Management announced today plans for a $30-million redevelopment of Manulife Place, the 36-storey downtown Edmonton tower it jointly owns with Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo). The building currently comprises 745,000 sf of offices and 103,000 sf of retail

  • Glass, glazing and fenestration industries form alliance

    January 3, 2020 by CCE

    As of Jan. 1, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA)—which represents more than 300 producers of glass, glazing and curtain wall products for commercial and residential construction—and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) have officially combined into one organization, the

  • University of Lethbridge’s Science Commons uses passive energy design

    November 21, 2019 by CCE

    Stantec and KPMB Architects recently completed the Science Commons, a new academic building for Alberta’s University of Lethbridge, which uses light harvesting systems and passive energy design to achieve a projected energy use reduction of 53%. The $280-million, 413,000-sf Science

  • News

    Top Glass Conference and Exhibits

    February 26, 2019 by Doug Picklyk

    Top Glass is Canada’s industry event for the commercial glazing industry. Hosted by Glass Canada magazine, Top Glass brings glazing contractors, curtain wall manufacturers, storefront fabricators, architects and building engineers together for a day of education, networking and review of

  • Glazing that harvests solar energy comes closer to reality

    October 24, 2015 by CCE

    The idea that glazing and windows in buildings could be fitted with devices that could generate solar power has been around for a few years. If the technology can be successfully developed, it could help to make buildings self-sustaining. The