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The design of the two-storey building by Mackin Tanaka Architecture bridges tradition and modernity, its narrative unfolding through its form, structure, materials and relationship to site. Glazing is bird-friendly, and the building can be completely demountable at the end of its service life. All operating energy is met using hydroelectric power. The gymnasium on the second floor has a Sportec underlayment overlaid with Sportec UNI classic 4mm. Damtec wave flooring was installed as a resilient layer over the entire second floor. Sportec and Damtec supplied by Ideal Fit. Read more.
We engineer, manufacture and install Wood100® DLT, a 100% wood, no glue DLT. Available as stacked and cross laminated. Architects, engineers and builders are realising the potential of Wood100® DLT as a healthy, sustainable and energy efficient building product. Collaborating with architects on detail solutions across the design process guarantees quality control from start to finish. https://www.itimberf.com/
SABMag’s 2021 Directory of Sustainable Products and Services for Sustainable, High-Performance Building is organized by Product Category and by LEED Category. The Directory also offers a quick view of the structure of LEED, and is a quick reference for finding products. Examples of featured listings include:
Fantech: Make Fantech your source for high quality residential and commercial ventilation products. You’ll find a wide range of products to fit any application. Each one engineered for quality and dependability.
Daikin Applied: Daikin Applied designs and manufactures technologically advanced commercial HVAC systems for customers around the world. Our goal is to deliver superior air quality and energy efficiency to every solution with innovation in advanced technology, IoT, and next generation compressors.
Klimatrol Environmental Systems: Klimatrol, 25 Years providing Radiant Floor Heating and Cooling system. We use only the highest quality PEX pipe and provide field support to ensure your system is correctly installed. YOUR SOURCE FOR ULTIMATE COMFORT AND ENERGY SAVINGS.
Mitsubishi Electric Sales Canada Inc.: Designed specifically for the Canadian HVAC market, City Multi water-source system provides optimum occupant comfort while substantially minimizing installation costs and energy consumption with it’s 2-pipe VRF technology.
Building Lasting Change (BLC) , October 26-28, 2021, brings together green building experts and thought leaders to discuss the latest industry trends, ideas and innovations. This year’s online conference will focus on getting the sector to commit to concrete and sustainable climate action. Register.
Forbo’s Marmoleum Modular collection presents sustainable linoleum tiles in various sizes and designs that allows you to create stunning floor designs. The planks and tiles are created around visuals of wood, concrete, stone and marble and can be used to mix and match or on their own, both delivering a beautiful sustainable floor. Explore the Marmoleum Modular designs.
Check out the latest issue of Imagineering Magazine! It features precast concrete projects such as a large Amazon warehouse using insulated precast concrete panels, the West Calgary ring road and bridge system using NU girders, a condo and rental apartment complex using facetted exterior precast concrete panels, and a tower that integrates part of a heritage building and uses numerous types of precast concrete components. See the digital version here.
Owens Corning’s PINK NEXT GEN™ FIBERGLAS® enables up to 23% faster installation and has an advanced fibre technology which creates a tightly woven network of soft, fine fibres to form a super-resilient blanket of insulating micro-pockets. According to Owens Corning, the new insulation offers 99%-safer fire performance with no chemical fire retardants added, has no formaldehyde added, requires no hazardous chemicals mixed on-site, and is Underwriter Laboratories (UL) GREENGUARD certified for low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). Available in several R values and with a texture as soft as cotton, PINK NEXT GEN™ FIBERGLAS® has exceptional product recovery and improved stiffness, allowing it to fill standard cavities completely and staying put. www.owenscorning.ca/PINKNextGen
The book is a guide for people wanting to build a house, leading them through the important considerations of the building site including slope, soil type, bedrock, and other issues that may have an effect on the cost of construction; choosing an architect or home designer and how to prepare a space program; and building codes and regulations. It discusses details of construction such as excavation for the foundation, types of floor and wall construction methods, roofing options, alternatives for windows and doors, electrical and mechanical installations, and more. 102 pages with illustrations. Available on Amazon or from the publisher, authorHOUSE. email@example.com