Trosifol™ World of Interlayers | October 2019
John Kooymans, BSc, P.Eng. | Principal

Laminated Glass News speaks to John Kooymans, Principal at RJC Engineers, to discuss his history and uncover his ideas and predictions for glazing in aesthetic and structural applications

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS, Canadian Property Management | October 2019
Scott Laing, BSc, LEED AP, P.Eng. | Associate

Scott Laing, an associate with RJC Engineers in Edmonton, sees all too often what can happen when a missed opportunity becomes a regret. Whether it’s holding on to old, inefficient windows, or the failure to anticipate that “early” first snowfall, building owners will find that even the slightest negligence today could end up costing...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS, Condo Business | October 2019
Philip Sarvinis, BASc, P.Eng. | Managing Principal

If there’s one guarantee in condo property management, it’s that nothing lasts forever. Over time, equipment will fail, assets will wear down, and vital systems will eventually need replacing. While there’s no avoiding the inevitable, there are tools to help condo stakeholders prepare for these big-ticket expenses.

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS, Canadian Property Management | September 2019
Dennis Gam, MEng, P.Eng. | Principal

For building owners and operators on the west coast of Canada, retrofitting for seismic resilience is nothing new. It refers to the modification of existing building structures to make them more resistant to strong ground motion and soil failure due to earthquakes.

Canadian Consulting Engineer | August/September 2019
Tibor Kokai, MSc, PhD, P.Eng. | Principal

Toronto continues to be the crane capital of North America. The most recent Rider Levett Bucknall Crane Index places the Ontario capital well above other cities on the construction front, a title Toronto has held since 2017. As towers continue to climb in the city, structural innovation also continues to grow and develop

Canadian Apartment Magazine | August 2019
Jeremy Horst, CET, LEED® AP | Principal

Toronto continues to be the crane capital of North America. The most recent Rider Levett Bucknall Crane Index places the Ontario capital well above other cities on the construction front, a title Toronto has held since 2017. As towers continue to climb in the city, structural innovation also continues to grow and develop

Award Magazine | August 2019
Fred Edwards, BSc, P.Eng., LEED® AP BD+C | Associate

As 2019 progresses, a host of experts who could be described as building envelope specialists are involved in a wide array of projects aimed at maximizing energy efficiency, as well as creating building exteriors that are esthetically pleasing.

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS, Canadian Property Management | June 2019
Kevin Zwaagstra, BSc, P.Eng. | Project Engineer

When it comes to building materials, there is truly no substitute for glass. Timeless and elegant, glass provides beauty and translucence to indoor spaces in a way no other material can.

Canadian Healthcare Facilities | Summer 2019
Michael Blackman, BASc, P.Eng., LEED® AP, FEC | Regional Manager; Principal

No two building retrofits are ever the same. This is particularly true in the healthcare sector where patient comfort, staffing schedules, health and safety standards, and critical equipment needs necessitate a tailored approach to each and every project.

Innovation Magazine | May-June 2019

The 20-metre diameter glass rotunda roof at the six-storey 1515 Douglas office development across from City Hall in Victoria provided an opportunity to develop a unique structural and architectural solution. RJC Engineers worked with D’Ambrosio Architecture + Urbanism to develop options and build three scale models.