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Tendering, new ASHRAE, New 2010 NBC, BIM, mould, etc. at Construct Canada

November 29, 2010
By Canadian Consulting Engineer

Canada's largest construction show, Construct Canada, is being held next week, Wednesday, December 1-3.

Canada’s largest construction show, Construct Canada, is being held next week, Wednesday, December 1-3.

The 22nd annual conference will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre South Building downtown. The conference is being held concurrently with PM Expo, Concrete Canada, and the National GreenBuilding Conference.

There will be over 1,000 exhibits this year and educational sessions featuring 450 speakers.

Seminars will cover a wide range of topics. Following are just a few highlights. To see a full list, click here.




8.45 a.m. – International Business Program: Export Opportunities for Canadian Companies

9.00 a.m. – Make the Growing Number of P3 Projects Part of Your Business Strategy

9.00 a.m. – Significant Changes in the 2010 National Building Codes Affecting Part 9 Buildings

9.00 a.m. – How to Produce “Greener” Concrete

10.30 a.m. – What is BIM, Who is Adopting It, and How Will it Affect Your Bottom Line?

10.30 a.m. – Update on New ASHRAE Standards for High Performance and Greener Buildings

10.30 a.m. – Geoexchange: the Costs, Savings and Installation of Geothermal Earth Energy

1.00 p.m. – Results and Applications from the Living Building Challenge

1.00 p.m. – Mould, Moisture and Related Building Envelope Failures

2.30 p.m. – Solar Rooftop PV for Commercial Building Owners: Is this Really a Good Income Opportunity



9.00 a.m. – Tendering Do’s and Don’ts

9.00 a.m. – Office Lighting: the Latest in Energy and Higher Performance, Technology and Applications

10.30 a.m. – Retro-commissioning: a Key to Achieving Best-in-Class Building Performance

10.30 a.m. – A New ADR Initiative That Will Significantly Reduce Litigation Costs

1.00 p.m. – When Does a Green Roof Make Sense? What Have We Learned About Green, White, and High Performance Roofs?

1.00 p.m. – Future Proofing Your Building

2.30 p.m. – Advanced Research for ICF and Thermal Mass

2.30 p.m. – Sound Control: Acoustic Techniques for Commercial and Residential Environments


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