Construction Canada Magazine
The latest interactive, digital edition of Construction Canada is now available. It allows you to search for specific topics, e-mail articles to colleagues, print pages and click on web links to access detailed information about products and services.
Click HERE to begin reading the March 2013 issue.
Some of what you will find inside this issue:
8 LEEDing Opportunities for Glass and Glazing
The specification of glazing systems should be based as much on thermal and solar benefits as it is on esthetics and cost. This article looks at how glass can contribute to projects seeking points under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.
30 Critical Considerations for Replacing a Flat Roof
There are many options available when renewing a roof. However, certain changes can have unexpected consequences, and owners and designers have many factors to weigh.
48 Older Masonry Buildings
Adding insulation to old masonry walls from the inside can make them colder and wetter on the outside. Using computer models, engineers can assess deterioration risks to the brick, metal anchors, or framing.
68 Specifying New Dehumidifier Technologies for Pools
Respiratory problems can potentially stem from poor air quality in indoor swimming pool facilities. Technological HVAC breakthroughs are providing new systems with less of an environmental and health impact, while simultaneously saving operators money.