The Costliest Disaster in Canadian History

Leaky Condo Disaster

The Costliest Disaster in Canadian History In its zeal to torque stories about Fort Mac, the Canadian media has forgotten the actual largest disaster in Canada with headlines like this: “Fort McMurray wildfire estimated to be costliest disaster in Canada”. Dropping the word “natural” makes the headline of this article (and many others) inaccurate. The … Read more

Is it a quirk of fate that the Sheraton Guildford Hotel leaks?

For many years the home builders association has been holding seminars for homebuyers at the Sheraton Guildford Hotel. Leaky Surrey hotel at centre of lawsuit -Ted Colley, Surrey Now – Published: Tuesday, August 26, 2008 As a co-founder of the Coalition of Leaky Condo Owners, I along with some of my concerned colleagues attended these … Read more

About Leaky Condos; the truth…

This is a follow up to this previous post which you might want to read as a backgrounder. The control of rain penetration relies on the exterior layer (the wall cladding) of the building envelope assembly to resist all rain penetration.  This requirement has always been a requirement of the building code no matter what the envelope … Read more

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