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Polytechnique Montréal creates sustainable engineering institute

L’institut de l’ingénierie durable et de l’économie carboneutre (IIDEC) will focus on environmental and social challenges associated with economic development.

Smith + Andersen appoints two associates, one senior associate

Based in Toronto and Ottawa, all three of them have been certified as LEED Green Associates by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).

HDR promotes transportation program management director

She joined the firm in 2006 with a background in civil and structural engineering. Since then, she has worked on large, complex highway projects.
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Solar heating helps balance buildings’ IAQ and energy efficiency

COVID-19 has engineers seeking to increase ventilation air intake without incurring a corresponding increase in energy costs and carbon emissions. » Read more

Leveraging BIM to improve project integration

As the industry continues to move forward with building information modelling (BIM) software, it is important to note it is not one-size-fits-all for engineers. » Read more

Aluminum’s advantages for bridges

Compared to steel and concrete, the initial costs of construction and installation are higher, but the ongoing costs of repairs and maintenance are lower. » Read more

CentreStack simplifies collaboration for AEC firms

As an alternative to virtual private networks (VPNs), it presents a company’s own file servers and familiar mapped drives as a private cloud for remote users. » Read more

Metasys 11.0 updates BAS features

The latest version of the Johnson Controls building automation system (BAS) boasts improved cybersecurity capabilities, among other upgrades. » Read more

Horn speaker migrates to IP network integration

TOA Canada’s new device is intended to better enable building managers to make live announcements in emergency situations. » Read more

Panel Building: Made Smarter

January 25
Location: Online
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ASHRAE Winter Conference

February 9-11
Location: Virtual
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FGIA Annual Conference

February 23-25
Location: Online
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