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Demystifying Tall Wood Buildings Webinar presented by Jack Keays

Demystifying Tall Wood Buildings Webinar presented by Jack Keays

Wood is a low-cost, efficient, and renewable structural material. Today, light wood frame is commonplace in construction up to six storeys tall, but code restrictions have not allowed taller wood buildings—until recently.  In Canada’s 2020 National Building Code, a...

Key changes to NFPA 101 “Life Safety Code” (2021 Edition)

Key changes to NFPA 101 “Life Safety Code” (2021 Edition)

NFPA has recently released the 2021 Edition of the NFPA 101 “Life Safety Code”. There are several modifications to the code to improve life safety based on new research and lessons learnt from recent fire incidents. Some of the key changes are highlighted below: Means...

Vortex Fire COVID-19 Update

Vortex Fire COVID-19 Update

At Vortex Fire, the well-being and safety of our team and their families are our top priorities. Following the unprecedented developments with COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Vortex Fire is instructing its employees to work from home. During this temporary arrangement, please...

Urban Toronto

Urban Toronto

Check out Vortex Fire's profile on UrbanToronto.ca, featuring some of our projects in the GTA.

Mass Timber Workshop: A Primer – Toronto

Mass Timber Workshop: A Primer – Toronto

Getting started with mass timber? Want to know more about the structural systems? This is the workshop for you! Come by and meet our Vortex Fire team and learn more from our Building Code Consultants about how we can help with your mass timber projects! We are the...

Hello Manitoba!

Hello Manitoba!

Hello Manitoba! We are very excited to announce our expansion into Manitoba! We look forward to assisting our existing clients and creating new long term partnerships from our Vortex Fire office in Winnipeg. From building code and fire safety engineering services, we...

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