Author Archives: eatonkwan

About eatonkwan

Engineer by profession, interests lie in environmental development, LEED and sustainable development.

Earth, wind and fire

[Ed. note] This was an article that I had try for several years to get published and after thinking about it last night, some of the issues started to click for me and I am glad that I was able … Continue reading

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Politics 101

I do not usually use this platform as a place to discuss politics, I believe my other interests should stay far away from this column for fear of polluting what I talk about here regularly which is green technology. However, … Continue reading

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Another Page

In a few short days, I will be start another chapter in my life as I have chosen to join a general contractor. The type of work will be similar but I will be sitting across the table from consultants. … Continue reading

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Who ya gonna call?

Earlier in October, I listened with interest a story about the financial troubles plaguing a Toronto condominium corporation. Some of you know of my research in knowledge transmission and its importance in cultivating public awareness; I want to use this … Continue reading

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Combined products or old world craftsmanship.

As with many of my posts, this one came from a conversation I had with a colleague of mine. I had just saw a new building science product that combined an air/vapour barrier membrane adhered to a rigid exterior cement … Continue reading

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Nth degree of connectivity.

I want to begin this by saying I am not a Luddite, I love technology and the convenience they bring me. Owing to technology, I have eyeglasses that stay on my face and change colour when I am under the … Continue reading

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Green buildings deserve a reserve fund too…?

With a bit of free time on my hands during the Christmas holidays, I get to explore a new topic in green building that is close to my present sphere of knowledge. Reserve fund was one of the first things I … Continue reading

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