Highrises and Multiples
CMHC's Highrise and Multiples Innovation Group examines and promotes research concerning highrise construction, operation, maintenance and repair. From technical fact sheets to best practices guides, we can help.
In This Section:
- Better Buildings Case Studies
These case studies feature improvements to multi-unit housing buildings of interest to building owners and managers.
- Innovative Buildings Case Studies
Multi-family case studies highlight technology, more sustainable design and construction processes, financing or other areas which improve the housing sector.
- Waste Management — Construction, Renovation and Demolition
Examples of profitable efforts made by residential builders during construction, renovation and demolition (CRD) to reduce the amount of waste generated and to divert it from landfill by recycling.
- Water and Energy Saving Tips for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings
Ideas on reducing energy and water costs in multi-unit residential buildings.
- Healthy Highrise
Understanding and improving the performance of multi-level apartment buildings.
- Low Impact Housing
Examples of residential, single and multiple-unit, buildings from around the world that use innovative concepts, components and systems to minimize their impact on the environment.
- Continuing Education for Architects
The following technical articles are a joint project between CMHC, and the Architects' Associations of New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Quebec.