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January 8, 2020

Engineers ‘push the envelope’ at The Buildings Show

“Engineers are capturing more of the construction industry through the building envelope,” said Gary Ruitenberg, P.Eng., after last month’s show in Toronto.

ACEC-SK presents awards of distinction

One new addition to the annual event was a Consulting Engineer of the Year Award presented by the provincial ministry of highways and infrastructure.

QED offers webinars on groundwater and soil sampling

The new series started last month and continues today with a presentation on best practices for collecting soil samples for VOC analysis.

Arup unveils two innovation labs in Toronto

The consulting engineering firm welcomed clients and partners to its new Toronto office for the unveiling of two ‘incubators’—Maker’s Lab and Pegasus Lab. » Read more

ACEC-Canada hires new executive assistant

Now based at the association’s national office in Ottawa, Jacky Ehombe has more than 12 years’ administrative experience in the public sector. » Read more

ASHRAE and SCC collaborate for sustainable built environments

The two organizations have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) formalization their shared commitment to ‘smart’ infrastructure. » Read more

IoT connectivity helps Metrolinx strike back at lightning

With Sigfox Canada’s deployment of lightning detection technology with IoT connectivity, the transit agency’s operators are alerted to shut off equipment. » Learn more

Festo’s SBRD offers smart optical inspections

A multi-camera approach may be required for analysis, tracking and verification tasks in the fields of automation and robotics. » Learn more

VOC sensor optional with Reliable Controls’ Smart-Sensor

If they are not detected and remediated, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) can prove harmful to building occupants’ health. » Learn more

A/E/C Project Management Bootcamp

January 21-22
Location: Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport
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ASHRAE Winter Conference

February 1-5
Location: Orlando, Fla.
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AHR Expo 2020

February 3-5
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.
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Vancouver CanBIM Event

February 4-5
Location: Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront
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FGIA Annual Conference

February 10-13
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
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CSC Building Expo

February 26
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
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Engineering Employment Event (E3)

February 27
Location: Windsor, Ont.
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Canadian Mechanical & Plumbing Expo (CMPX)

March 25-27
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
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CABA Smart Buildings Summit

May 3-5
Location: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
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FGIA Summer Conference

June 22-25
Location: Chicago, Ill.
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