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How a 19th-century solution to heat homes is helping the world cut emissions

  The world spends about 15% of its energy on heat. Most of that comes from burning fossil fuels in homes and businesses. Cutting emissions from space heating remains one of the biggest challenges if we are to reach zero emissions and...

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Ontario Home Builders’ Association welcomes the industry to the 2018 annual conference

  TORONTO, July 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Home Builders' Association returns to Canada's capital for the OHBA 2018 Conference, September 23-25, 2018. Hosted by the Greater Ottawa Home Builders' Association, delegates from across...

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Can we solve the world’s energy crisis with wooden buildings?

  Urbanization and the rapid growth in population are driving the global energy demand higher. Keeping up with the demand for energy remains as one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. Buildings are constantly being erected to...

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Building in Prince George recognized as the most airtight industrial building in North America

  The Wood Innovation Research Lab in Prince George, appears to be nothing more than a modern cedar and black-metal building, but look past the cladding and you’ll find an engineering feat that has earned it the recognition as the most...

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Drones gather real-time data on construction sites to create 3D aerial maps

  The use of drones commercially is skyrocketing around the globe with brand new ideas popping up in different countries. Companies like Matternet want to make peer-to-peer drone delivery common and Amazon wants to send your packages...

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Ecolomondo has completed the acquisition of the site for its latest TDP turnkey facility

  MONTREAL, July 16, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Ecolomondo Corporation (TSXV: ECM) (the "Company" or "Ecolomondo") is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of the site to build its latest Thermal Decomposition ("TDP")...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up July 14, 2018

Below are links to the top news items posted on the Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by Construction Links Network.   Best Regards, Arnie Gess, President   Save time -...

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Silica in Construction: Hazards & Control Measures

Courtesy of T. Harris Environmental Management:   In recent years, to protect workers in the construction industry against exposure to hazardous chemicals, the Ministry of Labour removed the exemption to Ontario Regulation 833 that...

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ISH Shanghai & CIHE returns with an elevated sourcing experience for the East and Central China market

  ISH Shanghai & CIHE, the sister show of ISH China & CIHE in Beijing, will return to Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 3 – 5 September 2018 as the show cements its position as the most influential HVAC and home comfort...

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