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Recently, buepoint consulting chose to expand to Victoria to handle a high demand in structural engineering services. The aim was to reduce our travel time, make it easy for us and cost effective for you. This Victoria home office helps us remain extremely competitive in the marketplace. To accommodate various work commitments, our Victoria office operates on flexible hours, 0900am to 0500pm Monday to Friday
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I’m always interested in building envelope although this isn’t my area of expertise. Practice and advice vary greatly from builder to builder but the real difficulty comes in assessing best practices for the home’s climate.
Preventing moisture from getting trapped in the building envelope is key to constructing long-lasting homes that stay dry and comfortable. Most of the construction details that help to keep a home dry are simple to install. Designed to provide builders and homeowners the construction guidelines they need to protect their homes against damaging moisture infiltration, the Build a Better Home program from APA encourages better building practices for the key elements of a residential structure: roofs, walls, and the foundation.
Everyone in the lower mainland “knows” a significant earthquake is coming, but has anyone thought much about it?
What a Worst-Case Scenario Earthquake Would Look Like in Vancouver
CanadaWe asked some experts what’ll go down in the aftermath of a really, really big one.
Although I wouldn’t suggest that just anyone can do it, or that you should do this without adequate design, but maybe timber framing is up your alley.