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Posted on June 2, 2017

Research + Education

Every year, the Passive House community comes from all over the world to gather at the International Passive House Conference. Although the Passive House movement originally started out as a construction concept for residential buildings in Central Europe (ref. Passipedia “Basics”), the standard has spread to all parts of the globe. This year’s theme “Passive […]

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Posted on February 17, 2016

Research + Education

Changes to the Building Code In 2009, amendments to the BC Building Code increased the maximum height of wood-frame residential construction from 4 to 6 stories. In 2015, the Ontario Building Code underwent similar revisions allowing for the construction of 6-story wood-frame residential and office buildings, with stairwells of non-combustible materials and combustion-resistant roofs. South […]

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Posted on January 22, 2015

RDH News

RDH’s Colin Shane will be presenting at the Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair on January 27th.

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Posted on August 13, 2014

Research + Education

Over a decade ago, while performing warranty reviews and condition assessments, RDH began to find water-filled blisters under many new cold-applied membranes.

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Posted on June 2, 2017

Research + Education

Every year, the Passive House community comes from all over the world to gather at the International Passive House Conference. Although the Passive House movement originally started out as a construction concept for residential buildings in Central Europe (ref. Passipedia “Basics”), the standard has spread to all parts of the globe. This year’s theme “Passive […]

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Posted on February 17, 2016

Research + Education

Changes to the Building Code In 2009, amendments to the BC Building Code increased the maximum height of wood-frame residential construction from 4 to 6 stories. In 2015, the Ontario Building Code underwent similar revisions allowing for the construction of 6-story wood-frame residential and office buildings, with stairwells of non-combustible materials and combustion-resistant roofs. South […]

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Posted on January 22, 2015

RDH News

RDH’s Colin Shane will be presenting at the Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair on January 27th.

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Posted on August 13, 2014

Research + Education

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+