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CEP-Sintra shares its knowledge with the insurance industry in FranceCEP-Sintra is pleased to announce that Patrick Bigras, a forensic Fire Investigator who joined the firm in 2016, has just returned from Nantes, France where he was a support instructor for a fire investigation training session focused at the insurance industry as well as the police force representatives. The week-long session concentrated on fire propagation.

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Early failure of cabinetry: Is it always the user's fault?Whether it is kitchens or bathrooms, we have all experienced or heard of damages to cabinets linked to humidity. As an example, let's just consider cabinet panels that swell or coating shell (veneer or thermoplastic) that delaminates. This type of degradation usually occurs as a result of long term usage, when the cabinetry components "get old". However, there are many cases where this type of millwork suffers from premature degradation. For instance, when similar damages are visible over multiple units of a building/condominium, it seems obvious that they are not independent and isolated cases.