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June 2019

BCBEC & Engineers and Geoscientists BC present a Half-Day Seminar: High Performance Energy Retrofits for Existing Buildings

June 20, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Italian Cultural Centre Society, 3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V5M 3E4 Canada
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Time:    7:30 AM –   8:30 AM  Registration and Breakfast    8:30 AM –   8:45 AM  Introduction from BCBEC and Engineers and Geoscientists BC    8:45 AM –   9:45 AM  Pursuing Passive: NYC Large Scale Retrofit Study by Yetush Frank, Building Energy Exchange    9:45 AM –10:00 AM  Coffee Break 10:00 AM –10:30 AM  Zero Emissions Building Retrofit Action Plan by Micah Lang, City of Vancouver 10:30 AM –11:30 AM  Higher Performance Buildings by David Taguchi and Ryan McNamara, RDH Building Science Inc. 11:30 AM –12:00 PM …

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September 2019

BCBEC Vancouver Luncheon – Simple is Best: How to Achieve High Performance Construction Economically

September 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Italian Cultural Centre Society, 3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V5M 3E4 Canada
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ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Rod Nadeau, Vidorra Developments Ltd. Rod Nadeau is one of the Principals of Vidorra Developments, Whistler. He has worked in the development and construction industry since 1979. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration and Accounting from Concordia. Rod is the founding President of the Sea to Sky Chapter of the CHBA, he has been involved in the R2000 program building several demonstration homes including an EnviroHome and an R2000 MURB in 2003, a member of the…

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October 2019

BCBEC Vancouver Luncheon – Meeting Increased Energy Demands with Aluminum Window Wall

October 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Italian Cultural Centre Society, 3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V5M 3E4 Canada
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ABOUT THE PRESENTERS: Amber Mengede, Technical Manager, Starline WindowsNFRC Certified Simulator Amber attended BCIT in 2012 to take the Architectural and Building Engineering Technology (ABET) Program. Amber completed the program with honours and was awarded both the VRCA's Economics / Construction Operations Award and placed first place for the "Most Professional" category in the Construction Institute of Canada Bid Completion. Upon graduation Amber worked for a window company as a Project Manager and Technical Sales Rep and joined Starline Windows…

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November 2019

2019 BCBEC Conference & AGM: Adapting to Change – Building Resilient Enclosures

November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, 39 Smithe Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3 Canada
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Friday, November 8th, 2019 JW Marriott Parq 39 Smithe Street Vancouver, BC 7:00 am – 5:00 pm   Click here for Directions:  Getting to the Conference   BCBEC invites you to stay connected, current and inspired! In our pursuit to build higher, faster and more cost-effectively, we must adapt to changes in the building envelope industry: changes in building regulations, performance requirements, construction methods, climate conditions and more. This year’s conference provides a platform for industry-wide dialogue on these challenges as…

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2019 BCBEC CONFERENCE & AGM SPEAKERS

November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, 39 Smithe Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3 Canada
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ADAPTING TO CHANGE – BUILDING RESILIENT ENCLOSURES Friday, November 8th, 2018 JW Marriott Parq 39 Smithe Street Vancouver, BC 7:00 am – 5:00 pm     2019 BCBEC CONFERENCE & AGM Program: Click on picture for larger view (pdf)     2019 BCBEC CONFERENCE & AGM Presentations: Follow this link for PDF files from this event: 2019 Conference & AGM Presentations     Speakers' Bios and Detailed Conference Presentation Summaries:   Elyse Henderson, M.SC., CMVP, LEED Green Associate | Energy…

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2019 BCBEC CONFERENCE & AGM PRESENTATIONS

November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, 39 Smithe Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3 Canada
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PRESENTATIONS: Modular Construction for Energy-Efficiency, Affordable Housing: Case Studies & Lessons Learned   Elyse Henderson RDH Building Science Inc. Nov 2019 Mass Timber for Building Envelope Performance on the Path Towards Zero Carbon Emissions   Eric Wood Morrison Hershfield Limited Nov 2019 SFU's New Engineering Building: A Case Study of Durability and Resiliency Using Insulated Precast concrete Panels   Harold Louwerse Morrison Hershfield Limited Nov 2019 Building Envelope Acoustics: Common Challenges and Industry Best Practices   Banda Logawa BKL Consultants…

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January 2020

Vancouver Luncheon Seminar: Below Grade Waterproofing Systems

January 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Italian Cultural Centre Society, 3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V5M 3E4 Canada
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ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Philippe Henry, Owner/OperatorESP Engineered Site Products Ltd. With a background in science, sustainability and education, Philippe Henry entered the construction industry with an innate sensitivity to environmental stewardship and a strong focus on doing things right the first time. He believes that incorporating high quality materials and services integrated to a systematic quality assurance program translates into best practices for the industry. He draws from his diverse expertise to educate designers on novel technologies and services with…

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February 2020

2020 Half-Day Workshop: Building Smart for High Performance Buildings

February 25, 2020

NEW VIDEO OF WORKSHOP NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE   Presented by the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC) and BC Housing Join local and international industry experts as they share the latest research results, case studies, as well as successful design and construction practices. Learn about government initiatives to support more efficient, functional and resilient buildings. The event will provide opportunities for discussions about current issues facing industry practitioners such as: cost effective and energy efficient homes indoor air quality and…

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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
Online Webinar,

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
Online Webinar,

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

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

January 28 @ 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 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar,

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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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October 2021

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

October 8 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar,

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 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar,

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 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar,

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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