Flood damage / Guides

As our climate adapts to human carbon emissions, homes have to change
Lifestyle and environment

Changing homes in a changing climate

...floodplains). Thinking historically, flooding and water damage is clearly becoming a much larger issue. From the 1940s until about the year 2000, fire was one...

smart sewage backup device
Plumbing and water heaters

Sewage backup flood prevention and water leak notification on your device - our products of the month

...damage prevention on your devices: Inflotrolix has another flood-prevention product called the NOWA 360® that detects flooding from appliances such as washing...

Flooded streets impervious surfaces - Calgary Alberta
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Rainwater management and water-permeable surfaces

...damage city infrastructure as well as present a greater flood risk for cities along the coast and even inland cities with water ways that are prone to flooding....

Real estate

Real estate

...flooding Stay away from flood plains Backyard privacy and greenery Sun exposure: for interior quality of life, also for a garden if that's your thing. C...

Ecohome's Kenogami House 'The Most Resilient Home in North America'
Concept and design

Resilient design features for new home construction

...flood protection: Basement flooding is one of the more common catastrophes a homeowner can face, even though they could have been easily avoided in most cases...

Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Renovation Loans
Grants and incentives

0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020

...flood insurance program to assist homeowners located in high-risk flood zones that don’t currently have adequate insurance protection. Invest $150 million to ...

Smart homes: Remotely control and monitor your energy consumption
Efficient home design

Smart homes: efficiency, comfort & convenience at our fingertips

...damage. Even Captain Jean-Luc Picard would be impressed with some of the remotely-operated features and automated protections that are now available. Many of ...

Slab-on-grade construction technical guide
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade technical guide

...flood damage, which is favourably looked upon by insurance companies and can be reflected in your premiums. Basements can also be susceptible to Radon gas infil...

Exterior damp proofing and drainage mat to protect basements from wate
Insulation and soundproofing

Best practices for basement insulation in new home construction

...damage. Different types of insulation are included at different points in wall assemblies. For details and characteristics of different materials, see our pag...

Rendering of River District Sustainable housing development In Vancouv
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Vancouver developer leads the way to more sustainable communities

...damaged but were still rendered uninhabitable because of flooded basements and heating systems that no longer worked. The added durability measures taken at Riv...