This 1999 article discusses the building boom and building performance crisis in BC in the 1980s and 90s. From the article:
“Looking at the problem from a strictly technical standpoint, many people who have been exposed to the leaky condo crisis first hand can readily accept this brief, if oversimplified, explanation: Water Got In … and Made Things Bad! While clearly this phrase cannot do justice to an extremely complex situation involving a multitude of factors at work in the industry, a closer look at its two components reveals the fundamental physical mechanisms -and basic technology issues – that lie at the root of the leaky condo problem.”
Featured in the APEGBC Innovation Magazine: March 1999.