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CMHC Technical Articles


06 February 2013
Location: Co-developed by the CMHC and the OAA
Provider: Co-developed by the CMHC and the OAA

The technical articles in this section are a joint project between Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and the Ontario Association of Architects.


  • The estimated reading time for each CMHC article is about 3 hours; the maximum time allowed for each article is 5 hours. Your transcript should reflect your actual reading time.
  • There are no limitations on the number of articles a member could report in a given ConEd Cycle, though each article may only be reported once.

Design and Construction

Buildings as Infrastructure
Integrated Design Process Guide
Planning and Brownfields
Solar Energy for Buildings
Taking an Integrated Approach to Sustainable Community Design...
Transit-Oriented Development: Canadian Case Studies
Water Sensitive Urban Design
What Housing Providers Expect (Demand!) from their Architects

Building Envelope

Air Pressure and the Building Envelope
Design Considerations for an Air Barrier System
Guidelines for Delivering Effective Air Barrier Systems
The Rain Screen Wall System

Please note: These articles have not been updated since first being published, and should not be regarded as containing current, up-to-date information. 

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