Friday, May 25, 2018

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Alberta to allow wireless electricity control in new homes

Alberta is the first province to update its building code to allow for wireless electricity control in new residential construction and held an event Tuesday to showcase the change. The province issued an electrical safety information...

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BOMA Québec launches a new friendly competition in energy performance for commercial buildings in Québec

Montréal, May 23, 2018 — BOMA Québec is proud to announce the launch of the Building Energy Challenge (BEC). This friendly competition is aimed at reducing the energy consumption and GHG emissions of Québec’s commercial, institutional and...

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Mohawk College helps set new standard for green building innovation with second Zero Carbon Building – Design certification in Canada

May 23, 2018 – Hamilton, ON – Mohawk College has been awarded Zero Carbon Building – Design certification from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) for the Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation. The Joyce Centre is the second...

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Registration is open for the 2018 International Code Council Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo

Washington, D.C. – Registration is now open for the 2018 International Code Council Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo, which will be held on October 21-31, 2018, in Richmond, Va. This important building industry event offers educational...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up May 19, 2018

Below are links to the top news items posted on the Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by Construction Links Network.   Best Regards, Arnie Gess, President   Sign-up to receive the Weekly Round...

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Grenfell fire inquiry recommends overhaul of U.K. building rules

LONDON — Britain’s building safety systems are a lax and confused mess in need of a major overhaul and much tougher enforcement, an investigator commissioned after the Grenfell Tower disaster reported on Thursday, but she did not recommend...

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EllisDon launches strategic collaboration report ahead of Mohawk College’s Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation grand opening

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May, 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, EllisDon launched 'The Journey to Net-Zero', a lessons-learned report for Mohawk College's Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation as the project nears completion. The industry report is a...

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LNG Canada committed to start construction on the $40 billion liquefied natural gas export project in Kitimat this year

The chief executive of the LNG Canada project on British Columbia's northern coast said on Tuesday that the company was committed to starting construction on the $40 billion liquefied natural gas export project this year. An investment decision...

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GBCI Canada announces its first Board of Directors

May 15, 2018 – (OTTAWA, ON) – Green Business Certification Inc. Canada (GBCI Canada) has announced its inaugural Board of Directors. GBCI Canada is a joint venture between GBCI and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and was created to...

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