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2012 BCBEC Conference & AGM
Dealing With The Elements

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
900 Canada Place Way
Vancouver, BC

This one-day conference by the BC Building Envelope Council will explore current elements in building enclosures design. The conference will focus on integrated energy efficient wall solutions, window systems and related regulatory issues. Local experts will discuss themes such as energy efficiency requirements, ventilation guidelines in residential construction, energy rating of windows, lateral load requirements for houses and design consideration for mid-rise wood-frame buildings.


2012 BCBEC Conference & AGM Information:
(Updated September 10, 2012)


Conference Presentations:

Choosing Windows: Balancing U-Values, SHGC, Comfort and Energy



Brittany Hanam
RDH Building Engineering Ltd.

Wind and Perimeter Flashing Uplift


Josh Jenson
JRS Engineering


Passivhaus in B.C. - Principles and Applications


Guido Wimmers
Building Evolution


Lydia Dürfeld
Dürfeld Constructors


Equilibrium Project



Allan Dobie
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation


The New Code and a New Future for Buildings in Vancouver



David Ramslie
City of Vancouver

The Challenge of Global Warming



Dr. Andrew Weaver
University of Victoria


Understanding the Role of the Consultant on Construction Projects - An Update on the Consultant's Legal Responsibilities



Samantha Ip and Oliver Hansen
Clark Wilson LLP

Structural and Hygrothermal Field Monitoring of Thick Continuously Insulated Wall Assemblies Utilized in a Multi-Story Residential Building



Gary Parsons
Dow Building Solutions


Lateral Bracing Requirements Part 9,
BC Building Code 2012



Murray Frank
Constructive Home Solutions Inc.







Funding Partners:


Gold Sponsor:




BCIT Building Science Centre of Excellence and Building Science Graduate Program

Cascadia Windows

CGC Inc.

Dow Building Solutions


Mainline Backflow Products Inc.

Powerhouse Building Solutions Inc.


Roxul Inc.

Sika Canada Inc.

Skyline Building Systems Inc.

SMT Research

Soprema Canada




AIBC and RCI Course Credits:

During the online registration process, the attendee(s) will have the option to enter an AIBC Number and/or RCI Number for Course Credits. At this time the amount of course credits has yet to be determined.

BCBEC will have the forms for course credits available to attendees at the Conference & AGM.



To register for this event online: Register Online NOW!



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endorsement or certification of competence is implied or expressly stated.

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