Tag Archives: construction

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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An insulated house

Few homeowners would think of insulating their house when temperatures go into the twenties but good insulation is beneficial in both winter and summer. I am taking this opportunity to discuss some pros and cons to different types of green … Continue reading

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