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October 2020

2020 BCBEC Half-Day Webinar & AGM: Built Environment in the New World

October 30, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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2020 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM VIDEO AND PRESENTATIONS Follow this link for 2020 BCBEC Half-Day Webinar Video and Presentations     Please Note: Considering the new environment and the impact that COVID-19 has had in our regular program, BCBEC has decided to reduce the cost of the membership. In the 2020-21 year we will be providing online sessions in lieu of our regular luncheons during this COVID-19 period.   Friday, October 30th, 2020 Online Webinar8:30 am - 12:00 pm…

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2020 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM SPEAKERS

October 30, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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2020 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM VIDEO AND PRESENTATIONS Follow this link for 2020 BCBEC Half-Day Webinar Video and Presentations     BUILT ENVIRONMENT IN THE NEW WORLD Friday, October 30th, 2020 Online Webinar   2020 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM FLYER: Click on picture for larger view (pdf)   2020 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM PROGRAM: Click on picture for larger view (pdf)   Speakers' Bios and Detailed HALF-DAY WEBINAR Presentation Summaries: Iain Walker Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Dr.…

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2020 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM VIDEO AND PRESENTATIONS

October 30, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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2020 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM VIDEO Oct 2020 Buildings and Air Quality in the Age of COVID and Wildfires Iain Walker Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oct 2020 The importance of embodied carbon in the context of high performance buildings and the decarbonization of electrical energy grids Philippe St-Jean Oct 2020 Resilient Building Design for Projected Morphed Climate Data: Lifetime Thermal Comfort and Energy Demand Mohammad Fakoor RJC Engineers Oct 2020 The Delicate Moisture Balance David Hill Eneready Products Ltd.…

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November 2020

Online Webinar: Navigating Emerging Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS)

November 26, 2020 @ 11:45 am - 1:45 pm
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                        11:45 am    Registration, housekeeping 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm    Presentation    1:00 pm - 1:30 pm    Q&A    1:30 pm - 1:45 pm    Webinar still open, general discussion among attendees                           1:45 pm    Webinar Ends   ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Michael Bousfield, Technical DirectorCascadia Windows & Doors Michael Bousfield, Technical Director at Cascadia Windows & Doors, is one of North America’s most well-versed technologists in fiberglass window and door technology. Involved in developing the world’s first Passive House certified fiberglass window as well as the world’s first fiberglass window…

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January 2021

BC Housing Presents Building Smart: Improved Earthquake Performance and Resilience for New Buildings

January 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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How do we build better performing buildings to minimize the financial burden, community disruption and reduce recovery time after an earthquake? We all want buildings that are habitable and functional post-earthquake. Explore options to improve seismic resilience. This starts at the schematic design phase, while being mindful of costs and building performance parameters. Discussion topics will include: Structural design consideration for new buildings by code for earthquakes Review of possible revisions to Part 4 in the next National Building Code…

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Online Webinar: Embodied Carbon – The Blind Spot of the Building Industry

January 28, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
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                        11:45 am    Registration, housekeeping 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm    Presentation (approx. 40-45 min.) followed by Q&A    1:00 pm - 1:15 pm   Webinar still open, general discussion among attendees                           1:15 pm    Webinar Ends   ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Anthony Pak, P.Eng., MSc Principal at Priopta and Founder of CLF Vancouver Anthony is the Principal at Priopta, a leading firm with deep expertise in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for buildings. Priopta empowers architects and engineers with the data and knowledge they need to reduce embodied carbon.…

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March 2021

2021 Half-Day Workshop – Building Smart with Pre-Fab Construction

March 3, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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BCBEC, BC Housing and WoodWorks! BC present the 2021 Half-Day Workshop: Building Smart with Pre-Fab Construction The design and construction sectors are undergoing transformative change to address increasing energy performance, affordability and productivity. Wood products and systems increasingly play a role by providing practical solutions to address these and other considerations. This webinar brings together experts who are incorporating best practices in wood, performance and design for the future. If you have been wondering if there is a future for…

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April 2021

Online Webinar: Fluid Applied Roofing

April 8, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
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ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Kyle Tusim, Architectural Specialist Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance Kyle is a design specialist who works with design professionals by understanding concepts, interpreting them and aligning solutions effectively. Kyle has over a decade experience as a senior superintendent and leverages his construction experience to assist designers with practical solutions.   ABOUT THE TOPIC: An introduction to the basics of fluid applied roofing technology, including technical data and examples of restoration projects using fluid applied membranes.   REGISTRATION:…

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May 2021

Online Webinar – Design and Coordination: The potential impacts of design decisions on the building thermal performance

May 20, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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ABOUT THE PRESENTERS: Sophie Mercier, P.Eng. Principal, Evoke Buildings Engineering Sophie is a building envelope specialist with a 22 year history of working collaboratively and successfully with industry partners. Sophie brings strong technical skills in building science, materials, value engineering and integration of sustainable and energy efficient designs. This allows her to deliver balanced and relevant building envelope solutions, especially at the early stage of new construction projects where compliance with the Energy Step Code is considered.   Adrian Politano,…

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June 2021

Online Webinar: Material shortage – daily changes and the effect on the industry at large

June 17, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
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ABOUT THE PANELISTS: Josh Jensen, AScT, CHI, RRO, RRC – Partner/General Manager All Round Restorations Ltd. (Contractor) Josh has been in the building enclosure industry for 18 years. He spent over 14 years at JRS Engineering Ltd. and was the head of the roofing division before he moved to the contracting side of the industry. He has been with All Round Restorations since 2018.   Dave Metzler, President Cascade Aqua-Tech (Distributor) Dave joined Cascade Aqua-Tech 24 years ago. He worked…

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September 2021

BC Housing presents Building Knowledge – Best Practices for Accessory Dwelling Units

September 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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In many communities across BC, there continues to be an increased demand for rental housing and housing diversity. Despite the introduction of policies and zoning that support secondary suites and accessory dwelling units (ADUs), there has been a slow uptake of these housing options. A recent report Accessory Dwelling Units: Case Studies and Best Practices from BC Communities conducted by WCS Engagement and Planning, and BC Housing, examined the main barriers limiting the construction of this built form in B.C.’s…

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October 2021

2021 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM: BUILDING RE-IMAGINED

October 8, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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2021 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM VIDEO AND PRESENTATIONS Follow this link for 2021 BCBEC Half-Day Webinar Video and Presentations     BUILDING RE-IMAGINEDOnline Webinar   BCBEC invites you to stay connected, current — and inspired! In this time of pandemic, it is more important than ever to stay connected to existing clients. As our world changes around us, there is an ever-increasing emphasis on energy demand and building envelope performance. In response, we have prepared an exciting program and…

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2021 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM SPEAKERS & PRESENTATIONS

October 8, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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BUILDING RE-IMAGINED Friday, October 8th, 2021 Online Webinar   2021 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM FLYER: Click on picture for larger view (pdf)   2021 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM PROGRAM: Click on picture for larger view (pdf)   Speakers' Bios and Presentation Summaries: 8:45 - 9:25 AMPresentation: High Performance Wall Assemblies – Setting a Higher Bar More stringent energy codes and a desire for high performance wall construction is challenging the industry to re-think the status quo. In an…

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2021 BCBEC Half-Day Webinar & AGM Video & Presentations

October 8, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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2021 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM VIDEO Session 1:  00:03:09 Session 2:  00:58:02 Session 3:  01:44:44 Session 4:  02:28:58 AGM:           03:11:15 Oct 2021 2021 BCBEC HALF-DAY WEBINAR & AGM PROGRAM: Click on picture for larger view (pdf)   Page Updated October 14, 2021 1:00 pm  

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November 2021

The Future of Construction is….Prefabrication! Hosted by Wood WORKS! BC

November 16, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, 900 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5 Canada
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ATTEND IN PERSON FOR NETWORKING AND MEALS; ATTEND VIRTUALLY FOR IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO THE SESSION RECORDING!   About this event The future of construction is increasingly moving toward more advanced prefabrication systems. Labour shortages, building performance expectations and regulations, new materials, and the growing ability to integrate the design process directly with the manufacturing facilities, is enabling buildings to be built smarter, faster, better performing and, more cost-effectively. This workshop will bring together manufacturers, end-users, contractors, and researchers to highlight…

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Online Webinar: Beneath the Façade-Life Cycle Costs for High Performance Exteriors

November 18, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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ABOUT THE PRESENTERS: John M. Garbin John M. Garbin is the President/Chief Executive Officer of the EIFS Council of Canada (ECC), a national association that represents the EIFS industry stakeholders in Canada. The ECC serves as the “official voice” for the EIFS industry with a mandate to provide for its advancement and growth, through advocacy, education and marketing. John was recruited to take the helm of the ECC in 2007, having spent three decades in executive management positions with three…

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December 2021

Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia Present THE ROLE OF BUILDING ENCLOSURE IN AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO DEEP RETROFITS

December 7, 2021 @ 8:50 am - 11:00 am
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This webinar will provide an overview of the role of building enclosure within an integrated process for delivering energy and emissions reductions in existing Part 3 buildings. The webinar will present an overarching approach to deep retrofits that encourages practitioners to consider all of a building's systems, needs and priorities in a holistic way. It will introduce and present linkages between the holistic approach and the impending Engineers and Geoscientists BC Practice Advisory on Climate Change Considerations for Building Enclosure…

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February 2022

Online Webinar: The Next Generation of Gas Heating, presented by Building Energy Solutions and FortisBC

February 24 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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ABOUT THE PRESENTERS: Mila Barbour is a Program Manager for the Innovative Technologies team on FortisBC’s Conservation & Energy Management department where she is responsible to lead the identification and evaluation of new emerging technologies to support emission reduction opportunities for FortisBC customers. Mila is a graduate from the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business Marketing & Sales Management program and has over 11 years of project management experience, leading a diverse range of projects and programs in…

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March 2022

Online Webinar: Making the Case for a Strata Energy Advisor Program

March 31 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
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Webinar Schedule: 11:45 am - 12:00 pm    Login, Housekeeping 12:00 pm -    1:00 pm    Webinar, Including Q&A    1:00 pm -    1:15 pm    Virtual Networking, Additional Q&A                               1:15 pm    Webinar Ends   ABOUT THE PRESENTERS: Lisa Westerhoff, PrincipalIntegral Group With over ten years of industry experience, Lisa Westerhoff leads the Sustainability Policy and Planning team at Integral Group in Vancouver, where she works with local governments, universities, developers, and industry organizations to create policies and strategies for a low-carbon built environment. Lisa holds a Ph.D. in urban…

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