Why Architectural Sheet Metal: Design for Longevity and Durability

By Morrison Hershfield|March 17, 2017

Learn how to better assess existing sheet metal flashings and properly design new joints.

A year in development, the course is separated into three distinct segments:

Morrison Hershfield Welcomes Alex Chang

By Morrison Hershfield|January 13, 2017

Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Alex Chang, Architect AIBC, P.Eng., PMP, LEED AP BD+C to our Building Envelope Consulting team as a Senior Architect and Engineer.

Hassalo on Eighth Wins ENR Northwest 2016 Best Projects Award

By Morrison Hershfield|December 22, 2016

Hassalo on Eighth has won a 2016 Best Projects Award from Engineering News-Record in the Residential/Hospitality category for ENR’s Northwest Region.

North East Transit Garage Wins 2016 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

By Morrison Hershfield|December 02, 2016

Prime consultant Morrison Hershfield and lead design architect gh3 were honored at the Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence ceremony

Rick Ziegler Receives the Horowitz Award from RCI, Inc.

By Morrison Hershfield|August 02, 2016

Morrison Hershfield’s Rick Ziegler has recently received RCI, Inc.’s 2016 Richard M. Horowitz Memorial Award for his article titled Achieving Building Enclosure Performance Through Energy Modeling and Commissioning. RCI, Inc. is an international association of building envelope consultants. Members specialize in design, investigation, repair, and management of roofing, exterior wall, and waterproofing systems.

The award is presented for the best technical article of the year published in RCI’s technical journal, Interface.

Four Team Members receive BECx Certifications

By Morrison Hershfield|April 19, 2016

In order to continue providing our clients with outstanding specialty Building Envelope Commissioning services, several Morrison Hershfield staff have received both their accreditation as Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider (BECxP), and Commissioning Authority + Building Enclosure Knowledge Requirements (CxA+BE) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The Basics: Building Envelope Commissioning

By Morrison Hershfield|April 05, 2016

The A/E/C industry is continuing to recognize the significant impact of the building envelope on the performance, durability, energy use, and sustainability of the building. As such, the principles of Commissioning are being applied to confirm the quality of the design and construction of the envelope.

Video: Building Energy Optimization Tool

By Morrison Hershfield|March 21, 2016

Morrison Hershfield has developed an energy optimization tool (demonstrated below) to empower you and your project team in meeting your energy targets while enabling your design vision.

Publication: Pushing the Envelope

By Morrison Hershfield|December 18, 2015

The article Pushing the Envelope by Morrison Hershfield's building science specialists Stevan Vinci and Jamie McKay was published in Canadian Property Management: GTA & Beyond.

Dan Dahl Receives NFPA Committee Service Award

By Morrison Hershfield|October 27, 2015

Congratulations to Morrison Hershfield’s Dan Dahl for receiving the Committee Service Award, presented by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

Technical Paper: BEST4 Conference Produces Three Papers on Building Performance

By Morrison Hershfield|July 21, 2015

Morrison Hershfield staff published three papers this April at the BEST4 Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. The quartet of Christian Cianfrone, Patrick Roppel, Radu Postole and Neil Norris worked alongside other subject matter experts presented the following:

Publication: Optimizing Building Envelope Renewals

By Morrison Hershfield|July 17, 2015

Principal and Building Science Specialist Patrick Roppel, M.A.Sc., P.Eng. published the following article, "Optimizing Building Envelope Renewals," in the May/June 2015 edition of Construction Business.

Attend our Workshop to Learn How to Calculate the Real R-Value of Your Envelope

By Morrison Hershfield|June 25, 2015

Building Energy Specialist Christian Cianfrone will be presenting and delivering a thermal bridging workshop at the ASHRAE EM Conference in Atlanta on Monday, September 28th. As a pre-conference workshop, those who are not attending the ASHRAE conference are still welcome to register and attend.

Publication: Confused Spaces & the Building Envelope

By Morrison Hershfield|May 26, 2015

Project Manager Daniel Martis, P.Eng., LEED AP recently was published in the Spring 2015 edition of Condo Manager magazine. An excerpt of his article, entitled "Confused spaces & the building envelope: A case study" appears below:

Morrison Hershfield Honored with Award of Excellence for Building Envelope Thermal Bridging Guide

By Morrison Hershfield|April 24, 2015

Morrison Hershfield was honored with an Award of Excellence in the Soft Engineering category for our Building Envelope Thermal Bridging (BETB) Guide from the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – British Columbia (ACEC-BC) at their 26th annual Awards for Engineering Excellence Gala.

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