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October 2018

BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Penticton, BC

October 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre, 21 Lakeshore Drive W
Penticton, BC V2A 7M5 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Cranbrook, BC

October 3, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort Cranbrook, 209 Van Horne Street South
Cranbrook, BC V1C 6R9 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia present PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES: WHOLE BUILDING ENERGY MODELLING

October 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:15 pm

The Joint Architectural Institute of BC and Engineers Geoscientists BC Professional Practice Guidelines, Whole Building Energy Modelling Services has been released and constitutes the standard of practice to be followed in the provision of energy modelling services by engineers and architects on all types and sizes of buildings. These guidelines provide guidance on the provision of services pertaining to building energy performance modelling and analysis, including but not limited to the responsibilities of members of a design team providing building…

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BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Nanaimo, BC

October 11, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Western Dorchester Hotel, 70 Church St
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5H4 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Kamloops, BC

October 16, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre, 1250 Rogers Way
Kamloops, BC V1S 1N5 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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Engineers and Geoscientists BC 2018 Conference & AGM

October 18, 2018 - October 20, 2018
Vancouver Convention Centre East, 1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0C3 Canada
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The 2018 Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 18-20, 2018. The conference and AGM will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre East and will be the venue for two days of professional development sessions, networking opportunities, the President’s Awards Gala, an exhibitor tradeshow, followed by the 99th Annual General Meeting of Engineers and Geoscientists BC. For any questions about the 2018 annual conference and AGM please contact: ac2018@egbc.ca Conference, Sponsorship and…

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BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Vancouver, BC

October 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brix Studio, 102-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z8 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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November 2018

BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Kelowna, BC

November 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kelowna Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre, 2170 Harvey Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6G8 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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2018 Wood Solutions Conference

November 6, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre West – Level 1, 1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3 Canada
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Wood WORKS! BC Present: The Wood Solutions Conference is dedicated to design and construction with wood products and building systems, including mass timber.  This one-day educational event will showcase wood uses in commercial, institutional, industrial and multi-unit residential construction through specifically designed seminar streams, featuring new and current topics and an interactive trade show.  A keynote lunchtime speaker and an evening networking reception provide exciting networking opportunities with industry leaders and peers.   Learn about the newest innovations and trends in…

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BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Abbotsford, BC

November 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Quality Hotel & Conference Centre Abbotsford, 36035 North Parallel Road
Abbotsford, BC V3G 2C6 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Burnaby, BC

November 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Delta Hotels Burnaby Conference Centre, 4331 Dominion Street
Burnaby, BC V5G 1C7 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Vancouver, BC

November 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Italian Cultural Centre Society, 3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V5M 3E4 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Victoria, BC

November 22, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street
Victoria, BC V8W 3M7 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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Passive House Presents – 110: Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings – New Westminster

November 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Room S1620, Douglas College, 700 Royal Ave.
New Westminster, BC V3M 5Z5 Canada
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In August 2017 the Federal Government released Build Smart – Canada’s Building Strategy, providing a pathway for Canada to build drastically better buildings. This policy initiative aims to make high-performance energy-efficient buildings the norm by 2030. The international Passive House Standard is identified as one way to achieve that target. Becoming trained in Passive House design and construction, and/or becoming a certified Passive House professional will position professionals for future building expectations and help to lead the way in the…

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December 2018

BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Vancouver, BC

December 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brix Studio, 102-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z8 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Surrey, BC

December 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Surrey Arts Centre – Studio Theatre, 13750 - 88th Avenue
Surrey, BC V3W 3L1 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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January 2019

BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Vancouver, BC

January 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brix Studio, 102-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z8 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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February 2019

BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes – Vancouver, BC

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brix Studio, 102-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z8 Canada
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Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements. This session will explore a variety of approaches to comply for each of the coming changes. The focus will be on the requirements that apply to single family and low-rise residential buildings. The seminar was…

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May 2019

BCIT Building Science Open House

May 8 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
High-Performance Buildings Lab, BCIT Burnaby Campus, 3700 Willingdon Ave
Burnaby, V5G 3H2 Canada
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We would like to invite all members of BCBEC to attend the BCIT Building Science Open House. The BCIT Building Science class of 2019 will hold their Open House on Wednesday, May 8 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The graduating students will be displaying their Term Projects in the High-Performance Building Lab (Building NW3) located just off of Canada Way east of Willingdon Avenue in Burnaby (maps below). Come and meet the graduating students, share beverages and snacks, and…

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BC Housing Presents: Building Smart with Insulating Walls and Roofs

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brix Studio, 102-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z8 Canada
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How do you attach cladding over exterior insulation? Do unvented roofs work? Is spray foam the solution? Join the authors of BC Housing’s guide to R22+ effective walls and guide to R30+ effective roofs for a morning of learning about how to insulate wood-frame walls and roofs.   Presenters will discuss methods for building higher R-value assemblies to provide attendees with the information necessary to meet increasingly stringent energy code requirements. The presentation will focus on wood-frame assemblies for low-rise…

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