Year: 2010

Rethinking Roofing: The Fifth Facade

SAB Mag – In the world of Industrial, Commercial and Institutional [ICI] construction, the vast majority of buildings have flat roofs that are often not in view. Yet they exist in the harshest of environments – baked under blazing sun, exposed to wind, rain and snow, walked upon by various trades with little concern for the integrity of the membrane.

Rethinking Roofing Article

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Hugh Garner Housing Co-operative will boast largest residential green roof in Canada

Daily Commercial News – The eight-storey Hugh Garner Housing Co-operative, located in the heart of Toronto’s Cabbagetown, has officially opened the second phase of what will be the largest residential green roof project in Canada. The co-op celebrated the opening of its 8,000-square-foot south roof, a barrier-free garden open to the building’s 300 residents.

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Art Gallery of Ontario Makes Impact

Canadian Wall & Ceiling Journal – The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), the tenth largest art gallery in North America, received 47 percent more gallery space and a complete redesign after eight years of planning and building. The $276 million project was finally finished in November 2008 and saw over sixty thousand visitors during its opening day.

Canadian Wall & Ceiling Journal

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Toronto Construction Association – Best of the Best Award for Outstanding Safety Performance

We are pleased to announce that Flynn Canada’s Toronto branch was the very proud recipient of the Toronto Construction Association’s prestigious “Best of the Best: Outstanding Safety Performance 2010 Award”.

The branch was awarded this great honor based on it’s continued commitment to workplace safety.  Flynn was acknowledged as a company that ensures that workplace safety is paramount and a company that goes above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to safety.  The branch’s strong leadership role in safety and it’s enviable safety track record were also excellent criteria met to win the award.

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