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March 21, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
About the Presenter: Gilbert Larocque
Gilbert Larocque is a registered professional engineer in BC and Ontario, and is a member of the Bar of British Columbia. He has over 30 years of engineering experience gained in the fields of aviation, project and program management, construction and building envelope.
Gilbert provides guidance, and deals with professional and ethical practice-related issues within the professions of engineering and geoscience, including matters of practice overlap with other professions. He also provides staff support to numerous internal APEGBC and external committees, task forces and groups dealing with professional practice issues, including the Building Codes Committee, Building Enclosure Committee, Consulting Practice Committee, Temporary Structures Committee, Certified Professional Committee, Certified Professional Advisory Working Group, Sewerage Guidelines Task Force, Joint APEGBC / ASTTBC Board and the Environmental Operator Classification Program Classification and Certification Project. He also supports the Division of Environmental Professionals and the Municipal Engineers Division, and works closely with the Architectural Institute of British Columbia, the Ministry of Health, WorkSafe BC and the BC Safety Authority.
About the topic:
This past October 2012, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia issued the Practice Guidelines – Building Enclosure Engineering Services (available athttp://www.apeg.bc.ca) for use by APEGBC members and licensees. The presentation will discuss the history and rationale that led to the publication of the guidelines, and provide an overview of their contents and use. The logic and contents of the guidelines should be of interest to practitioners and building code authorities.