#BrightenLives: Archive for 2018

Thawing Permafrost in Canada’s Arctic

Posted: December 5, 2018

Thawing permafrost can have a major impact on the environment, our communities as well as existing infrastructure. Anticipating & understanding permafrost thaw is crucial to mitigating risks & managing outcomes.

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Shine On – Lighting

Posted: November 8, 2018

It’s one of the most powerfully affecting elements of a space, so it’s no surprise that designers & engineers put so much time & thought into lighting.

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More Than Just A Building

Posted: September 18, 2018

Multi-unit residential buildings can provide residents with flexibility, convenience & a sense of community.

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Mind Your Footprint – Sustainable Design

Posted: July 24, 2018

There are a number of factors influencing the need for sustainable design strategies apart from our natural environment.

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Elevating Home Control & Communication Systems

Posted: May 4, 2018

Forward-thinking electrical engineers are elevating home control & communication systems to a new level.

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Residential Building Trends in Vancouver

Posted: March 12, 2018

Demographics, affordability, opportunity and the increased focus on energy efficiency amongst various stakeholders are the strongest factors driving trends in the multi-residential market.

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Coming Together – Energy Management

Posted: February 20, 2018

Transparency, benchmarking & standards are taking energy management in a new direction.

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Passive House Design

Posted: January 16, 2018

Passive House, although considered to be one of the most demanding energy-based standards in the design and construction industry, can provide building owners with both a positive monetary and social return on their investment.

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