Canadian Centre for Housing Technology
The Canadian Centre for Housing Technology is Canada's unique research, assessment and demonstration resource for innovative technology in housing. Built in 1998, the Canadian Centre for Housing Technology (CCHT) is jointly operated by the National Research Council, Natural Resources Canada, and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. CCHT's mission is to accelerate the development of new technologies and their acceptance in the marketplace.
Canadian Construction Association
Members join the CCA through their local or provincial construction associations and are entitled to numerous membership benefits including standard documents, construction guides, as well as updates on federal public policy and regulatory requirements. Across Canada, CCA represents more than 20,000 members firms drawn from 63 local and provincial integrated partner associations. CCA gives voice to the public policy, legal and standards development goals of contractors, suppliers and allied business professionals working in, or with, Canada’s non-residential construction industry.
Canadian Institute of Steel Construction
The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is Canada’s voice for the steel construction industry. The CISC promotes dialogue, collaboration and commerce between industry stakeholders – advancing the benefits of steel to the consulting community, builders and buyers, academia and government. The CISC represents a diverse community of steel manufacturers, fabricators and constructors, engineers and architects, owners and developers, educators and students.
Cement Association of Canada
The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) represents five cement companies with clinker and cement manufacturing facilities across Canada. They strive to maintain a sustainable industry as well as promote and enhance the economic, environmental and societal benefits of building with concrete–cement’s end product. The CAC advances the industry’s position as a proactive partner in addressing society’s sustainability and climate change challenges.
CSA Group (Canadian Standards Association)
CSA Group is a global organization dedicated to safety, social good, and sustainability, and a leader in safety and environmental certification around the world including Canada, the U.S, Europe, and Asia. CSA Group is comprised of two organizations: Standards Development and Testing, Inspection, & Certification
National Institute of Building Sciences (USA)
The National Institute of Building Sciences successfully brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests, and regulatory agencies to identify and resolve problems and potential problems that hamper the construction of safe, affordable structures for housing, commerce and industry throughout the United States. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1974, the Institute is a non-profit, non-governmental organization.
National Research Council Canada (Construction Innovation)
The National Research Council (NRC) is the Government of Canada's largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development, and fulfilling government mandates.
Ontario General Contractor's Association
Through strong alliances with the Ontario Association of Architects, the Consulting Engineers of Ontario and the Canadian Construction Association, the OGCA advocates for the construction industry at all levels of government and keeps our members abreast of what is happening in the industry.
Building Construction by
Publication Date: 2017-01-12
This book provides comprehensive understanding in general and complex concepts in construction .Construction, Principles, Materials and Systems is a comprehensive and fully illustrated introduction to construction methods and materials. It's informed by a core philosophy that sufficient grounding in the principles and science of construction is the best way to equip today's designers and constructors to respond successfully to rapid changes in the built environment.
Estimating in Building Construction by
Publication Date: 2010-01-06
An update of the proven estimating text by Frank Dagostino, Estimating in Building Construction, provides everything you need for a course in Estimating. It combines sound coverage of principles with step-by-step procedures to help students learn concepts more easily. Ideal for construction, architecture, and engineering students, it reflects the popular approach of tracing a complete project's progress. Added in this edition is a discussion of computers in estimating, different types of estimates (e.g., square foot, project comparison, and assembly estimating), how to determine labor productivity, and how to determine labor burden.
Fundamentals of Building Construction by
Publication Date: 2013-10-14
Now in its sixth edition, this bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction. Emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frame, masonry bearing wall, steel frame, and reinforced concrete construction, the new edition includes new information on building materials properties; the latest on "pre-engineered" building components and sustainability issues; and reflects the latest building codes and standards.
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