Industry Links

Building Envelope Councils

National Building Envelope Council (NBEC)
Alberta Building Envelope Council (ABEC)
Manitoba Building Envelope Council (MB-BEC)
British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC)
Quebec Building Envelope Council (CEBQ/QBEC)
Building Envelope Council Ottawa Region (BECOR)

Universities and Colleges

University of Toronto - SCS

ETH Zurich master program in "Integrated building systems (MBS)


Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Ontario Building Code Act, 1992 (REGULATION 350/06)
Government of B.C. Building Envelope Program (CMHC)
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
Public Works & Government Services Canada (PWGSC)

Guidelines, Specifications, Standards and Codes

American National Standards Institute
Canadian Standards Association
Construction Specifications Canada (National)
Construction Specifications Canada Ottawa Chapter
Greening of Canada's NMS
International Organization for Standardization
National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Master Specification
NMS--Edit Professional
U.S. Department of Energy Building Energy Codes

Construction Research Organizations

Belgian Building Research Institute
Building Research Association of New Zealand
American Society of Civil Engineers
CSIRO Manufacturing & Infrastructure Technology
Institute for Research in Construction (IRC)
International Energy Agency (IEA)
National Research Council (NRC)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Building Envelopes Program

Specialty Construction Associations

American Concrete International
American Iron and Steel Institute
American Welding Society
Canadian Alarm and Security Association
Canadian Welding Bureau
Canadian Wood Council
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
Continental Automated Buildings Association
Council of Forest Industries
National Concrete Masonry Association
National Roofing Contractors Association
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
Portland Cement Association
Steel Deck Institute
Toronto Construction Association (TCA)

Specialty Associations

Ontario Association of Architects
Passive Buildings Canada
Professional Engineers Ontario