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Vancouver, Canada With the growing interest in the Passive House standard for energy efficient buildings, European fenestration products are being used more frequently in North American jurisdictions.More+
Worldwide Over a decade ago, while performing warranty reviews and condition assessments, RDH began to find water-filled blisters under many new cold-applied membranes.More+
BC, Canada Do Demand-Side Measure (DSM) incentive programs work? RDH assisted BC Hydro in evaluating the impact of their Commercial New Construction Program.More+
Victoria, Canada Heritage designated buildings must balance the often competing priorities of heritage conservation and energy efficiency. The City of Victoria looked to RDH for help in developing an energy retrofit strategy for heritage buildings.More+
BC, Canada Recent changes in the building code have made it difficult for log home builders and building officials to confirm compliance with some of the prescriptive requirements of the building code.More+
BC, Canada Understanding how MURBs use energy is essential to developing strategies for reducing energy consumption and costs to building owners and occupants.More+