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- Ottawa, Ontario

The NRC is working on a number of initiatives to support a national effort to mitigate the risk posed by wildland fires.
Topic: Climate resilience and sustainability, Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

The NRC initiated a study on the in-situ impacts of two ventilation systems with various indoor mixing scenarios. The project involved a side-by-side testing of the NRC’s Twin Test Houses.
Topic: Building materials, Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

To achieve resilient building structures there is a need to provide information for the design of new and existing structures to mitigate the anticipated effects of changing climate loads in the future.
Topic: Climate resilience and sustainability, Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

NRC researchers assessed the performance of a novel dual core heat/energy recovery system through a side-by-side comparative testing at the Canadian Centre for Housing Technology (CCHT) twin houses.
Topic: Building materials, Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

In a partnership with Health Canada, the National Research Council tested chemical emissions of air fresheners, scented wax products (candles, wax melt), personal care products (nail polish, sunscreen spray, body lotion), and household products (cleaning spray, spray paint, paint thinner, and varnish).
Topic: Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

NRC researchers tested and challenged two novel dual core technologies in environmental chambers which simulated realistic conditions identified in the north.
Topic: Climate resilience and sustainability, Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

The NRC is your partner of choice.
Topic: Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

The NRC is currently conducting research to generate information for the development of guidelines to address overheating in buildings arising from extreme heat events as may occur from a changing climate.
Topic: Climate resilience and sustainability, Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

The NRC has been working on a multi-year study to develop safe and cost-effective solutions to minimize the health risks from radon gas exposure in Canadian homes.
Topic: Housing research
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- Ottawa,

Seminar presentations covered topics including the code development system, building envelope, lighting, heating ventilation and air conditioning, service water heating, electrical, performance compliance and the long-term energy strategy.
Topic: Building codes, regulations and standards, Housing research