Technical Publications
New - Just Released

CPCI Design Manual 5th Edition - Available Now

To facilitate and encourage continuous learning and education of precast concrete, CPCI is pleased to offer the CPCI Design Manual Precast Prestressed Concrete 5th Edition.

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Addenda and Errata

5-01 - Errata to Pages 7-35 and 7.37
5-02 - Errata to Page 7-35


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Architectural Precast Concrete Walls: Best Practice Guide

The purpose of this Best Practice Guide is to summarize the most current information and best practices in architectural precast concrete wall construction and to provide designers with an understanding of this construction system by illustrating recommended design details and site practices.

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Architectural Precast Concrete

New - Architectural Precast Concrete Walls: Best Practice Guide
New - Meeting and Exceeding Building Code Thermal Performance Requirements
CPCI Maintenance and Inspection Manual for Precast Concrete Building Enclosures
High Performing Precast Concrete Building Enclosures - Rain Control
Architectural Precast Concrete Repair Guide
Insulated Wall Panel Technical Guide
Architectural Precast Concrete Technical Guide
Colour and Texture Selection Guide


New - NRC - The ASTC Rating of Constructions with Precast Concrete Hollowcore Floors
New - NRC - The Transmission Loss of 203 mm Thick Prestressed Concrete Hollowcore Floors
New - NRC - Measurement of the vibration reduction index between concrete masonry walls and precast hollow core floors
Hollow Core Concrete Floors with Concrete Walls with Rigid Junctions



CPCI Past Conferences

CSCE Conference Papers and Presentations

Increasing the Durability and Resilience of Tall Buildings with Precast Concrete Enclosure Systems, RDH Building Science - June, 2016
CSCE 2016 Conference and Trade Show

TAC Conference Papers and Presentations

Canadian Experience with the North East Extreme Tee (NEXT) Beam Viaduct Replacement, Rita Seraderian, PCI Northeast - September 2017
Hodder Avenue Underpass: Innovative Use of Ultra High Performance Concrete for Rapid Bridge Construction, Philip Murray, Hatch - September 2016 
North Highway Connector Multi-Purpose Crossing, Bryce Hunter and Ben Haeusler, Stantec - September 2015

The Buildings Show/ Construct Canada Presentations

Architectural Precast Concrete presented by Nawkaw and Facade Systems, B.Fedchyshyn - December 2016
Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) and the new LEED 4.0, Lindita Bushi, Athena Sustainable Materials Institute - November 30, 2016
 Modern Building Enclosures: Implementing the New Energy Standards, Alex Luckachko, RDH Building Science - December 1, 2016
Architectural Precast and Graphic Concrete Presentation, Facade Systems - November 2016
Why Build Modular? Modular Construction Presentation, Medhat Ghabrial HGS LTD - December 2, 2015
The Canadian Precast Industry's Journey to Sustainable Product Labelling, Robert Burak, CPCI - December 2014
Defining the Direction of Change: Mission 2030 and the CPCI Sustainable Plant Program, Renée Gratton, Construction Resources Initiatives Council and Robert Burak, CPCI - December 2013
Hollowcore "The Fastest Floor in Town", Sonia Saari, Coreslab Structures Inc. and Robert Burak, CPCI - December 2012
Achieving Innovation Through the CPCI Infrastructure for Life Program, Robert Burak and Brian Hall, CPCI - December 4, 2013
Life-Cycle Assessment: Substantiating Sustainable Design for Commercial Buildings, Lindita Bushi, ASMI and Robert Burak, CPCI - November 30, 2011

CaGBC and RAIC Conference Papers and Presentations

CaGBC 2016 National Conference and Expo
RAIC 2016 Festival of Architecture

International Conference Presentations

CSG Group Conference: Overview of the Precast Industry in Canada, Clark Weber, Bluerock Engineering Ltd. - 2016 

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