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Release of Updated CCDC Contracts, Forms and Guides

The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) develops, produces, and reviews standard construction contracts, forms and guides. On December 14, 2020, the CCDC published a new version of the CCDC 2 ‘Stipulated Price Contract’.

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Why the IEA Pathway to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Should Include 5th Generation District Energy Systems

The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently published a report entitled “Net Zero by 2050 – A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector” that has caused some ripples within the industry and construction sectors. We thought it was worthwhile to pick out some of the highlights in the report as they relate to the commercial and residential sector. One of the key takeaways is that 50% of heating demand is to be provided by heat pumps by 2045. A great way for efficiently implementing heat pumps is through 5th Generation District Energy (also known as Ambient-temperature District Energy), pioneered by Pinchin.

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Webinar Recording: Regulatory Updates for Confined Space in Manitoba

During this webinar we will review the 2019 amendments to Part 15 of the Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health regulation and how they impact your workplace. We’ll provide you with steps on how to conduct a hazard assessment and implementing controls for the hazards that may be present.

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Pinchin Recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day

During the month of June, we honour National Indigenous History Month and on June 21st we recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day – held around the summer solstice (the longest day…

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Pinchin Protects The Honey Bee

The week of June 21-27 is annual Pollinator Week, which is celebrated internationally in support of pollinator health. It is a time to celebrate pollinators, such as the honey bee,…

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Webinar Recording: Wildfire Indoor Air Quality: Managing Smoke in Occupied Buildings

In this 1-hr webinar, Pinchin’s Indoor Environmental Quality experts, Heather Swail and Molly Mastel address why and how wildfire smoke is becoming a yearly threat, and how to best prepare your people and places for the upcoming season.

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Webinar Recording: Updates to Environmental Permitting for Development in the City of Surrey

Pinchin’s Environmental Science experts, Brennan Anstey & Jeremy Nilson hosted a 1-hr webinar about the City of Surrey’s recently released new terms of reference and application guidelines for the Sensitive Ecosystem…

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