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As the world increasingly embraces sustainable building practices, professionals in the construction industry are seeking specialized knowledge and skills to meet evolving demands. This week’s Blog explores UBC Forestry’s new online micro-certificates, their unique features, and the opportunities they create for professionals in the construction industry.
A First of its Kind, 3D Printed Affordable Housing Dwelling in Canada Achieves an Optimal Building Envelope
A new breakthrough project will not only provide affordable housing to those at risk of homelessness and elevate members of the community, but it is also a first of its kind project in Canada that sets the bar when it comes to building envelopes. This week’s Blog from Huntsman explores the project and what it brought to the table in terms of innovation and creativity.
As concrete and steel rise in price and clients set sustainability goals, PCL is leading the way in low-carbon, high-strength mass timber construction. This week’s Blog looks at some real-world examples of mass timber in action, and the benefits this sustainable building materials bring.
Huntsman Building Solutions has recently received product code compliance (NBC 2015) recognition from The Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) for its Radon Protection System. This week’s Blog takes a look at this system and what separates the Huntsman solution apart from the competition.
The IoT can help enable visibility throughout a project’s lifecycle and provides real-time data and insights into job site assets. This week’s Blog from Brickeye discusses how smart and connected sensors and devices allow developers, insurers, and general contractors can head off the many threats impacting their construction sites and mitigate the risk.
Huntsman Building Solutions provided Heatlok Soya HFO – the most effective air and vapour barrier, high R-value and weather resistant protection – for Montreal Social Housing ‘Îlot Rosemont’, one of the largest buildings project to date in Quebec. This week’s Blog takes a look at the project and at what Huntsman brought to the table.
Without growth, your business may struggle to survive in a competitive marketplace. But with so many different strategies and approaches, it can be difficult to know where to start. This week’s Blog explores several myths and mistakes when it comes spurring greater growth, and ways to avoid them.
Five Must Haves in Digital Consumer Experiences: Adding What Consumers Want Written by Lisa Apolinski, CMC A not so surprising fact – according to HubSpot, 65 per cent of consumers state that the experience they encounter on a website is a “very important” factor in recommending a brand. If that stat is not enough, HubSpot […]
Many leaders argue that their teams are just too busy to spend time discussing why a successful project went well. They just wrap up fast, then dive into the next project and rarely shared or discuss the unspoken insights and unwritten lessons learned from that project. This week’s Blog from Jake Mazulewicz shows us a new way by conducting an After Action Review.
While Indigenous people in Canada have certain constitutionally protected rights and governance structures, government and industry leaders have not always understood or respected these rights. This week’s Blog from Counsel Public Affairs explores a new training approach – Nibwaakaawin – that helps its clients fulfill their responsibilities to engage with Indigenous peoples and First Nations in Canada.