Faculty of EngineeringThe University of Western Ontario

The Three Little Pigs Research Project at
The Insurance Research Lab for Better Homes

The Insurance Research Lab for Better Homes is a multi-million dollar state of the art research facility to examine all aspects of house construction.  Novel experiments on extreme wind effects, moisture penetration, energy efficiency and mould growth are being performed.  The ultimate aim of the research is to improve construction techniques to make our communities more resilient to natural hazards and more energy efficient in the coming decades.




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Contact Info

Randy Van Straaten

Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Lab, UWO
Tel: (519)495-4575
email: rvanstra@uwo.ca