Michael A. Lacasse, Ph.D. P.Eng

Senior Research Officer, Team leader – Low-carbon assets through life cycle assessment , Construction Research Centre (CONST), National Research Council Canada

Dr. Michael A. Lacasse is a Senior Research Officer in the Construction Research Center of the National Research Council Canada having over 30 years’ experience as a building engineer and over a decade, has been team leader to the Facades Systems group. Accordingly, he has overseen work over a broad range of building research, including the weathertightness and moisture response of walls, development of methods to assess durability of building components, and resilience of building enclosures to the effects of climate change.

He is a CIB board member (International Council for Research & Innovation in Building & Construction), acts coordinator for CIB W080 on ”Prediction of Service Life of Building Materials & Components”, and chairs ISO TC59 SC14 on “Design Life of Buildings”.

He supports the work of the National Building Code of Canada’s committee on “Environmental separation” and the Canadian Standards Association committee CSA S478 “Guideline on Durability in Buildings”.


Keynote tittle in Rakennusfysiikka 2023: The Importance of Building Physics to Life Cycle Assessments


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See ResearchGate profile at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Lacasse

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See Google Scholar profile at https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=8t80jEQAAAAJ&hl=en

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