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  • News Buildings

    NIST tests could bolster fire safety for office buildings

    March 27, 2020 by CCE

    Engineers and technicians at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have investigated how fires cause office buildings’ floors to collapse, conducting tests that are hoped to lead to stronger building codes and improved design tools. The engineers

  • News Buildings

    Awards honour wood construction across Ontario

    March 2, 2020 by CCE

    On Feb. 26, during the Ontario Forest Industries Association’s (OFIA’s) 77th annual meeting and conference in downtown Toronto, the Canadian Wood Council’s (CWC’s) Wood Works! Program recognized the winners of the Ontario Wood Design Awards. “We’re happy to partner with

  • Feature Buildings

    351 Water Street – Award of Excellence

    December 2, 2016 by Stantec

    Jury Comments: “This project showed an innovative use of seawater in a geo-exchange system. It reduced the use of energy by 35 per cent, and helped to create a sustainable and healthy work environment. The approach was also respectful of the historical surroundings.”