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Building Excellence® Magazine

  • Tiny Houses
    October 3, 2016

    Where do tiny houses fit in the regulatory context? A discussion paper prepared by CMHI staff for the Provincial-Territorial-Municipal Working Group on Tiny Homes identifies several factors to consider.

  • Certification
    November 13, 2015

    The label plays a key role in the municipal building inspection. It signifies to the inspector that the factory-constructed parts of the building meet local requirements.

  • Smart Security
    November 10, 2015

    Let’s take a look at what you need to know about deadbolt systems available today and also some of the newest innovations.

  • Student Design Showcase – Aviation Education Facility
    November 5, 2015

    "Prefabrication will make the construction much easier and faster than traditional construction."--Maria Martinez

  • Student Design Showcase – Abbeyfield House
    November 5, 2015

    "As Abbeyfield is a seniors’ housing project, we paid special attention to the people and created our design to better suit their needs."