Construction Innovation

Volume 17, Number 3 September 2012

Material and Building Envelope Engineering

Long-term performance of Vacuum Insulation Panels in the Canadian climate

The search for next-generation insulating materials.

Building Regulations

Fall 2012 public review of proposed changes to the 2010 National Codes

Public review to take place on National Codes website.

Fire Research

Fires overhead: improving firefighting tactics for commercial roofs

Study to show which tactic is most effective.

Intelligent Building Operations

Health and well-being through residential windows

Architectural daylighting may be the answer.

Civil Engineering and Urban Applications

Enhancing the blast performance of critical infrastructure

Increasing structural robustness to reduce risk of failure.

Intelligent Building Operations

Contaminants from attached garages

Retrofitting garages with sustainable, energy-efficient, and healthy options.