Looking back on Women’s History Month, we’d like to spotlight France Sigouin, P.Eng. who joined Cion’s team last September.
As Women’s History Month comes to an end, it is important to recognize and honour the leading women in Canadian architecture and engineering.
The proper application of control joints in brick veneers isn’t a new topic, however, given the frequency of brick cladding failures we encounter, we thought it would be helpful to review the principles of control joint design and the related consequences of ineffective design.
When it rains, it pours: Why condominium corporations should enlist an engineer to best prepare for emergencies
Condominium corporations tend to rely on the engineer who is familiar with their building, often from previous services, so having immediate access to resources familiar with the building can be critical to reaching a timely resolution.
The negative effects of climate change have become more apparent over time. As a result, building standards have shifted to prepare for events such as floods, extreme heat, wildfires, and more, which come with a host of issues on their own.
Here is a list of steps a condo manger or unit owner can take before hiring a professional to identify and correct the issue of odour between condominium units.
One of the complexities in dealing with odour transfer between condominium units is that there are very few building standards, laws or legal precedents that specifically deal with odour.