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Leaky Condos

Leaky Condos, Rainscreening, and Buying an Older Condo in Vancouver

There are very few expensive risks in the real estate market here in Vancouver. Buying into a building with a bad envelope or leaky condo is one of those few extremely expensive risks here in Vancouver. Why there are Leaky Condos in Vancouver Here in Canada, the federal government changed the building codes in the early 1980s to increase the Energy Efficiency of buildings in response to the energy crises of the 1970s and 1980s. Basically, the federal government mandated that between 1981 and 1999 buildings should have airtight or sealed walls. Traditional building technology in Canada allows for breathable…

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