The NRC has two new test facilities designed for research and validation of innovative housing and grid technologies, the Semi-detached Twin Test House Facility and the Microgrid Testbed Facility.
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The National Research Council’s Construction Research Centre program offers integrated solutions and services to validate new technologies and improve building regulations.
The National Research Council’s Construction Research Centre offers integrated solutions and services for safer built environments.
Health Canada and the National Research Council of Canada are looking for people to participate in an upcoming study looking at indoor air quality in newly built homes and how it changes over time.
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The National Research Council’s High Performance Building program offers integrated solutions and services from prototype to market acceptance.
The National Research Council’s Building Regulations for Market Access program offers integrated solutions and services to design and build better buildings.
To adapt to Canada’s constantly changing construction landscape, the industry—from manufacturers to builders to building owners—requires better, safer, energy-efficient and more affordable construction materials and technology.
With Canada on track to become one of the largest construction markets in the world by 2020, demand for wood buildings between 5 and 12 storeys in height continues to increase. Pilot projects have demonstrated that significant economic benefits can be realized from using wood in mid-rise buildings, including lower construction costs and less construction time.
This is a special issue of Construction Innovation, highlighting the fire research facilities and projects of NRC Construction. The research projects are reported in a series of articles in this issue. An outline of the Fire Research facilities is included[…..]