The NRC conducted experiments with ceiling tiles to evaluating their formaldehyde removal efficiency in typical Canadian indoor conditions.
Category: Health, Safety and Wellbeing
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.
The National Research Council’s Construction Research Centre offers integrated solutions and services for safer built environments.
The NRC has taken a leadership role to address outstanding issues related to pyrrhotite found in the concrete foundations of some Canadian homes.
The National Research Council (NRC) has developed and validated a practical tool to measure formaldehyde emissions from existing indoor surfaces in homes.
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.
Proposals introducing a new occupancy that will allow small home-type care under Part 9 of the National Building Code (NBC) are at the final stage of development.
The National Research Council of Canada partnered with Health Canada on research to obtain formaldehyde emissions data from composite wood and laminated products.
The NRC initiated a study on the in-situ impacts of two ventilation systems with various indoor mixing scenarios. The project involved a side-by-side testing of the NRC’s Twin Test Houses.
The NRC is working on a number of initiatives to support a national effort to mitigate the risk posed by wildland fires.