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Sick building syndrome: When the air indoors hurts your health

As blogged on The Weather Network, we often talk about healthy living and quality of life but have you considered the quality of the air you breathe? Most of us spend up to 90% of our time indoors, according to many surveys. Add up the time you...

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Construction Links Network and ActiveConversion partner to bring next-gen online marketing technology to the construction, building and design industry

CALGARY, AB (July 15, 2019) - Construction Links Network and ActiveConversion are pleased to announce their partnership that will bring next-gen online marketing technology to the construction, building, and design industry.   Advertising clients...

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Commercial Real Estate: Construction industry slow to take up technology

As reported in the Vancouver Sun, a critical shortage of skilled workers is usually the main problem that keeps most of B.C.’s builders up at night, but there’s another issue that should also be at the top of their minds: technology. The...

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NTA joins the International Code Council’s family of solutions

Washington, DC – The International Code Council announced today that it has acquired NTA, a leading provider of testing services, product certification, inspection, engineering, off-site construction plan review, and code evaluation. The...

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Residential building permits stall, while commercial permits rise in Victoria

VICTORIA, BC (July 10, 2019) - Building permits eased nine per cent lower in May 2019 over the previous month with declines in both residential and non-residential permits. Total permits issued amounted to $71.2 million compared to $78.0 million in...

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Sprinkler system subsidies: Quebec increasing funding for seniors’ residences

As reported on CTV News, the provincial government is offering more cash and extending a deadline for private seniors' residences to install sprinkler systems. Five years ago 32 seniors died at the Residence Du Havre in L’Isle-Verte when fire...

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Expert: Southern California isn’t doing enough to fix earthquake-vulnerable buildings

As reported on NBC News, they’re common across Los Angeles — older, low-slung apartment buildings that have a parking lot tucked underneath. They’re also potentially dangerous in a powerful earthquake. Get 10x more qualified leads from your...

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Building permits issued by Canadian municipalities decline in May

Statistics Canada reports that following a record $9.5 billion in April, the value of permits issued by Canadian municipalities declined 13.0% to $8.2 billion in May. Increases in six provinces and all three territories were not enough to offset...

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Federal government to announce funding for unique veterans’ home in Ottawa

As reported on CBC News, the federal government will announce financial support for Canada's first home designed specifically for homeless veterans Tuesday, a month before construction is scheduled to start. Sales intelligence for the...

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