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PRIMARY WORK: Provides services in architectural design; building technology and materials; low-cost building; environmental engineering; research and testing services; and studies the trends, economies, and availability of resources. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and industrial contracts. PUBLICATIONS: Bimonthly technical bulletins, notes, manuals, and proceedings. TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF THE STATE OF SAO PAULO (IPI) Cidade Un~versitaria Arm ano Salles de Oliveria Caixa Postal 7141 055008 Sao Paulo CONTACT: Henrique Silveira de Almeida, Director Superintendent MISSION: To advance building practices through the technical services of a government research laboratory. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in civil engineering, construction, building technology, materials, building physics, and structural loads; provides testing and analysis support; designs scientific equipment. SOURCE OF FINANCES: State of Sao Paulo, government, contract services, and grants. PUBLICATIONS: Technical notes, results of research, and annual lists of publications. CANADA CANAI)A MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION 682 Montreal Road Ottawa, Ontario KLA 0P7 CONTACT: D. A. Stewart, Director, Research Division MISSION: To promote the construction of new houses, the repair and modernization of existing housing, and the improvement of housing and living conditions. PRIMARY WORK: Plans and undertakes research directed at understanding the conditions and relationships affecting the supply and demand for housing in Canada, along with its quality and affordability; provides external incentives which support independent research and scholarship in the field of housing. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, books, statistical publications, and bibliographies on housing and community development. 91
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CANADIAN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT lNSTITUIE (CMI), CANADIAN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTED (CCMDI) 5799 Yonge St. Suite 901 Toronto, Ontario M2M 3V3 CONTACT: David Judge, President and Executive Director MISSION: To coordinate and promote construction industry management development and training programs. PRIMARY WORK: Provides link to industry and academia by coordinating management programs, consultation services, and information dissemination activities. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Construction and housing associations and government. PUBLICATIONS: Course/program catalogue, newsletter, and software directory. CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION (CISC) 201 Consumers Road Suite 300 Willowdale, Ontario M2J 4G8 CONTACT: Hugh A. Krentz, President MISSION: To provide technical and marketing services for improving the efficiency and economy of structural steel. PRIMARY WORK: Develops and disseminates technology on steel construction, including computer design aids, computer programs, training, and information. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Member fees. PUBLICATIONS: Technical standards and recommendations, research reports, bibliographies, proceedings, recommended practices, and other specialty publications. CENTER FOR BUILDING STUDIES 1455 de Maisonneuve Boulevard W Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8 CONTACT: Paul Fazio, Director MISSION: To provide research and teaching services. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in building environment, building structures, construction management, and building structures; offers undergraduate and graduate studies in building · ~ eng~neermg. 92
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SOURCE OF FINANCES: University, government, and research contracts. PUBLICATIONS: Proceedings and specialty publications. CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN MASONRY (CRDM) 105 4528 6A Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 4B2 CONTACT: Emlyn L. Jessop, Director General MISSION: To promote the advancement of masonry science and practice. PRIMARY WORK: Performs masonry research, development, and testing for processes and field application. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Consulting and testing fees, membership fees, and research grants. PUBLICATIONS: Technical standards, research reports, bibliographies, and specialty publications. CLAY BRICK ASSOCIATION OF CANADA (CBAC) 1 Sparks Avenue Willowdale, Ontario M2H 2W1 CONTACT: John F. Cutler, Managing Director MISSION: To promote the advancement of clay brick use. PRIMARY WORK: Provides technical assistance and engineering support to manufacturers, represents member companies, and promotes quality assurance of clay brick. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Member fees. PUBLICATIONS: Specialty publications. INSTI11111: FOR RESEARCH IN CONSTRUCTION, NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA Montreal Road Ottawa, Ontario KLA OR6 CONTACT: George Seaden, Director MISSION: To serve as the national building research laboratory to provide improved technology to the construction industry. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in fire performance; building materials, services, and structures; geotechnical engineering; noise and vibration; codes and standards; information 93
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systems; provides testing services through contract research; performs advisory services; undertakes technology transfer activities. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and contract research. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, publication series, and specialty technical publications. PUBLIC WORKS CANADA (PWC) Ottawa, Ontario KlA OM8 CONTACT: Romeo LeBlanc, Minister of Public Works MISSION: To provide property and operations management; administration of fire prevention and emergency preparedness, construction and realty technology development, and administration of technical expertise. PRIMARY WORK: Directs government building construction programs; purchases and leases buildings; constructs and maintains roads and bridges; manages federal lands; performs building research to advance its mission. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Parliament and government contracts. PUBLICATIONS: Technical publications on a variety of subjects and annual listing of publications. ONTARIO BUILDINGS BRANCH 777 Bay Street 2nd Floor Toronto, Ontario MSG 2E5 CONTACT: David Hodgson, Director MISSION: To develop and administer an effective regulatory system for the building industry in Ontario. PRIMARY WORK: Develops and administers the Ontario Building Code, maintains the building industry regulatory system for Ontario, develops a code assessment framework for rational evaluation of existing and new code reqliirements, develops and implements educational courses for municipalities and industry, and computerizes building code and reference standards. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Ontario government. PUBLICATIONS: Ontario Building Code, Building Action Newsletter, Guide and Illustrations for Building Code, and Building Industry Regulatory Reform in Ontario: A Proposal for a Building Code Assessment Framework. 94
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ONTARIO RESEARCH FOUNDATION Sheridan Park Research Community Mississauga, Ontario LSK 1B3 CONTACT: Lou Bruno, Manager, Energy Systems Centre MISSION: To provide technical services to industry and government on a contract or fee basis. PRIMARY WORK: Conducts research and development in building sciences, engineering, materials, and environment; assists clients in developing better products through product and process optimization, productivity improvements, and innovation. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Research and development contracts. PUBLICATIONS: Technical reports and specialty publications. UNDERWRITERS' LABORATORIES OF CANADA (ULC) 7 Crouse Road Scarborough, Ontario M1R 3A9 CONTACT: G. L. Topple, Corporate Secretary MISSION: To provide authoritative information to inspection authorities and others with regard to products, systems, and constructions having a bearing on fire, accident, or property hazards. PRIMARY WORK: Certification, testing, and standards. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Self-supporting. PUBLICATIONS: ULC list of equipment and materials: Volume I "General" and Volume II "Building Construction." UNIVERSITY OF MONTREAL, FACULTY OF DEVELOPMENT BP 6128, Succ. A Montreal, Quebec CONTACT: Colin H. Davidson, Dean MISSION: To advance building practices through research. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in building science and technology, the environment, urban planning, and man and the environment; offers education in architecture, landscape architecture, industrial design, and town planning. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University. PUBLICATIONS: Quarterly and biannual journals, research reports, and periodic reports. 95
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CALGARY UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING 2500 University Drive, NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 CONTACT: M. A. Sargious, Acting Head MISSION: Education and research to support advances in technology. PRIMARY WORK: Undertakes research in structures and solid mechanics, materials science, transportation engineering, water resources engineering, and geotechnical engineering. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Province of Alberta, research grants, and contracts. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports series, specialty publications on research results, and papers in referred journals. NEW BRUNSWICK UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING (UNB/CE) P.O. Box 4400 Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B SA3 CONTACT: F. R. Wilson, Dean of Engineering MISSION: Education and building research services. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on concrete, steel, geotechnical engineering, environmental and sanitary engineering, hydrology, and water engineering. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government ~ants, tuition fees, and research contracts. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and specialty reports. WATERLOO I5NIVERSIlY, WATERLOO CONSTRUCTION COUNCIL (UVV/WCC) Department of Civil Engineering University of Waterloo Waterloo, Ontario N21 3G1 CONTACT: R. W. Cockf~eld, Director MISSION: To serve building industry organizations through research. PRIMARY WORK: Provides research and trading in construction management, methods, and equipment. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and member dues. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, technical papers published in journals, and manuals. 96
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