Industry Articles

The articles listed below provide insight into common structural challenges and other building restoration, safety and maintenance issues. We hope that you find them interesting and informative.


Moisture Management for Exterior Wall Systems (.pdf)
National Research Council Canada’s Institute for Research in Construction

Selecting Residential Window Glazing for Optimum Energy Performance (.pdf)
National Research Council Canada’s Institute for Research in Construction

Repairs to Restore Serviceability in Concrete Structures (.pdf)
National Research Council Canada’s Institute for Research in Construction

Energy-Efficient Roof Designs with Single-Ply Membranes (.pdf)
RCI - International association of specialists in roofing, waterproofing and exterior wall systems

Identifying Building Envelope Problems (.pdf)
RCI - International association of specialists in roofing, waterproofing and exterior wall systems

Field assessment of the effect of different spectrally selective low emissivity glass coatings on the energy consumption in residential application in cold climates (.pdf)
Canadian Centre for Housing Technology

Repair of Deteriorated Balcony Slabs (.pdf)
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Exterior Wall Rehabilitation and Performance Improvements (.pdf)
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Reducing Maintenance, Operating and Electrical Costs in a High Rise Condominium (.pdf)
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

 

Useful Links

Canadian Centre for Housing Technology – Directory of Publications

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation – Directory of Publications pertaining to Highrises and Multiples

National Research Council Canada’s Institute for Research in Construction – Directory of Publications

National Research Council Canada’s Building Envelope and Structure Research Programs

RCI - International association of specialists in roofing, waterproofing and exterior wall systems – Directory of Publications