15.5 million

residential, commercial & institutional

buildings in Canada[1]

$81.6 billion

invested

in infrastructure assets in Canada in 2020[2]

2x faster

warming of Canada’s climate

than global average[3] has negative impacts on infrastructure

Resources

CSA Group standards, research, policy briefs, and other resources

Leverage the resources CSA Group and its volunteer members developed to provide you with information, guidance, best practices, and requirements to help improve climate resiliency of buildings and infrastructure in Canada.

Research report

Development of a Geotechnical Design Standard for Buildings in Canada

Research report

Climate Change Adaptation for Dams

Research report

Climate Change Adaptation of Masonry Materials, Design, and Construction

Industry perspective

Links between the UN SDGs and CSA 478:19 Durability in Buildings

Industry perspective

Link between the UN SDGs and CSA S501:14 Moderating the effects of permafrost degradation on existing building foundations

Research report

Towards a Guideline for Assessing Climate Change Vulnerabilities of Northern Airports

Research report

Use Category for Preservative-Treated Wood in Northern Regions Containing Permafrost

Research report

Investigating Standards for Small Water and Wastewater Systems in Canada’s North

Research report

Structural Design of Wastewater Treatment Plants

CSA A123.26:21

Performance requirements for climate resilience of low slope membrane roofing systems

AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440-11 (R2016)

NAFS - North American fenestration standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights

CSA A440S1:19

Canadian Supplement to AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440-11, NAFS - North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights

CAN/CSA-A440-00/A440.1 (R2005)

Windows/User Selection Guide to CSA Standard CAN/CSA-A440-00, Windows

CSA A500:16 (R2021)

Building guards

CSA S6:19

Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code

CSA S6.1:19

Commentary on CSA S6:19, Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code

CSA S478:19

Durability in buildings

CSA S500:21

Thermosyphon foundations for buildings in permafrost regions

CSA S501:21

Moderating the effects of permafrost degradation on existing building foundations

CSA S502:21

Managing changing snow load risks for buildings in Canada's North

CSA S520:22

Design and construction of low-rise residential and small buildings to resist high wind

CSA S900.1:18

Climate change adaptation for wastewater treatment plants

CSA S900.2.21

Structural design of wastewater treatment plants

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