Supporting the Art of Hannah Emmett

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Hannah Emmett, a local Nova Scotian artist, entered a portrait illustration in the MacGillivray Law Protest Art Contest in Spring 2018, honouring Viola Desmond. For those of you who don’t know, Viola Desmond was a businesswoman from Halifax, Nova Scotia, who … Read More

Stainless Steel Corrosion

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Stainless Steel Corrosion is a complex subject and an in-depth discussion is beyond the scope of this blog. The focus here is on several high-level considerations for exterior exposed stainless steel used for architectural purposes in the North American market. An excellent resource … Read More

Nova Scotia SPCA

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Scientext™ Technical Writing Ltd. is a proud and continuing sponsor of a kennel at the Nova Scotia SPCA in Halifax, part of their ‘Sponsor a Kennel Program’; helping out those who cannot speak for themselves is something we strongly support! … Read More

Remembrance Day 2014

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For our freedom, on Remembrance Day we remember; for the support we too often take for granted, we remember; for the people to whom we turn when crisis strikes, we remember; for the lives and minds sacrificed, we remember; for … Read More

Words to the Wise

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Notes Taken at the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council 65th Annual Gala Event | Truro, NS, June 25, 2014 Chris Hadfield: Goals shape, consciously or subconsciously, all the little decisions every day that, when gathered all together, lead you step by … Read More

Building Science and Commissioning

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On 14 April 2014, we attended a Sustainable Building Envelope Design and Construction presentation by Scott Armstrong, MMM Group, in Halifax. Well attended, Scott covered a number of key issues, including thermal bridging, thermal modelling (discrepancies between actual versus design values), window … Read More