Cast in Place Balcony Thermal Breaks - with Sarah Boila

  • March 19, 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion St, Winnipeg, MB R2H 0T1
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Presentation Overview:

Balconies are known to introduce a weak point in a building’s envelope by allowing heat to dissipate to the exterior environment. Most solutions to this problem are currently too cost-prohibitive to see wide spread use in the North American building industry. Through a partnership between the UofM and Red River College, research was carried out to determine the thermal and structural performance of a novel, cast-in-place balcony thermal break. The results showed immense potential to lower a building’s heating needs using the newly developed system. The results of the study will be reviewed and discussed.


Speaker Bio's:


Sarah Boila

Sarah grew up in Winnipeg and attended the University of Manitoba where she completed her B.Sc. C.E. while competing for the Bison track and field team. Most recently, Sarah completed her M.Sc. C.E. She is currently working with Crosier Kilgour & Partners ltd.



Tuesday March 19th, 2019

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm (registration starts 2:30)

Members $0 / Future Members $20

Event Location: Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion St

Room TBD

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