Issue 17 - May | June 2009

 

Richmond Olympic Oval

Mechanical and structural marvel gives lesson in resource conservation

The Richmond Olympic Oval is the largest structure to be built for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games to be held in Vancouver and Whistler BC. The Oval has been designed to accommodate the Olympic long track speed-skating events with seating for 8,000 spectators, before being transformed into a multi-sports training and recreation facility after » Read more

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Armstrong Ceiling
Autodesk
BASF Canada
BC MON
Benjamin Moore
BRAC Systems
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Centaur Products
CISC
CPCI
Cloverdale Paints

Durabond
Enbridge Gas Distribution
Ice Kube Systems
InterfaceFLOR
Inline Fiberglass Ltd.
McGill Architectural Products
Mitsubishi
Murox
New Society Publishers
Nora Systems
PPG Industries coatings

Reliable Controls
Roxul
Soprema
Tate Access Floors
Thermapan
Thermotech Fiberglass
Tremco
VicWest

Western Archrib
WRCLA 
ZCL composites inc.








Dockside Green      

Materials, technologies, and buildings make a green community

Dockside Green is a 120,000 m2 multi-phase, mixed use development on a brownfield site in Victoria. The site is close to the city centre and connected to  » Read more

New Lighting Technology:

A Progress Report

The search for sustainable lighting solutions is transforming traditional practices and attitudes as the industry navigates the challenges and opportunities presented by outdated infrastructure,  » Read more









 

 

Southbrook Vineyards                                                                               

Organic wine making needs a sustainably-designed building

Southbrook Vineyards is located on a 60-hectare estate in the heart of Ontario wine country. The project includes a production winery and a new 750 square metre facility in a separate pavilion housing retail, hospitality and administrative areas.  » Read more

 



Roofing Systems

Types for sustainable building

Considerations to stay with conventional installation methods of roofing in order to keep initial cost low can no longer stand against improved installation methods and new products that provide » Read more

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Recommended Reading

As an avid reader of books and other  texts on all things environmental, I have been offered the opportunity by SABMag to write a series of reviews highlighting the works that I consider essential to » Read more