Passive House Canada – Passive House Canada Conference 2024

University of Victoria 3800 Finnerty Road, Victoria, BC

Passive House Canada - Passive House Canada Conference 2024 Join us in-person or online on June 17 – 19th, 2024 for over 20 hours of Passive House content! Passive House is rapidly transforming the building sector. From techniques and materials to federal green building policies and municipal standards, Passive House has evolved beyond its own…  Read more

Clearing the Air: Radon Fundamentals for Architects

Online

Architects play a pivotal role in designing safe indoor environments. This presentation will discuss radon testing, understanding when and where to test for radon, and different testing methods and interpretation of results. Mitigation strategies will also be discussed including assessing effective ways to reduce radon levels and the key components for successful mitigation. The session…  Read more

BC Wood – Factory Pre-finishing of Exterior Building Materials, a Sustainable Practice: In Person Lunch & Learn + Factory Tour

Woodtone, 8007 Aitken Rd., Chilliwack, B.C., V2R 4H5 8007 Aitken Rd., Chilliwack, British Columbia

BC Wood Specialties Group - Factory Pre-finishing of Exterior Building Materials, a Sustainable Practice: In Person Lunch & Learn + Factory Tour This in-person lunch and learn presentation identifies causes for on-site exterior paint failure issues and how these factors can be eliminated through factory pre-finishing. Then examines the factory coating process for pre-finished exterior…  Read more

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Next Level Stormwater Management – Green Roof NutsN’Bolts: A-Z of Essential and Practical Tips to Achieve Success

Online

Next Level Stormwater Management - Green Roof NutsN’Bolts: A-Z of Essential and Practical Tips to Achieve Success In this journey, the series navigates through the complete green roof process; from recognizing opportunities, to planning, material selection, system design, specifications and drawings, construction and maintenance. This is a 3-part series over three weeks in June 2024:…  Read more

Peikko – Advanced Mass Timber Design with Hybrid Beams

Online Vancouver, British Columbia

Peikko - Advanced Mass Timber Design with Hybrid Beams During this session, we will outline how composite beams can significantly reduce floor-to-floor height and minimize the carbon footprint of a building by doing more with less materials. We will also examine how composite beams utilized in mass timber projects can reduce total floor thickness by…  Read more

Township of Langley – Builder Forum Series: Zero Carbon Step Code 201

Online

Township of Langley - Builder Forum Series: Zero Carbon Step Code 201 The Township of Langley will be hosting an on-line builder forum to share information related to the implementation of the Zero Carbon Step Code in Part 9 and the overheating requirements as per BC Building Code 2024. Tom Giltenan will present on implementing…  Read more

K2 Stone – Building with Natural Stone Materials

Online

K2 Stone - Building with Natural Stone Materials | Sustainably Sourced Building Materials Within North America Building with natural stone materials - What are they? Where do they come from? How are they produced and where can they be incorporated onto the building envelope? The outcome of this course it to identify common stone masonry…  Read more

Cascadia Windows & Doors – An Active Approach to Passive House Windows

Online

Cascadia Windows & Doors - An Active Approach to Passive House Windows As the focus on building energy performance continues to grow in many jurisdictions across North America, the interest in the Passive House standard is growing as well. For the uninitiated, this standard can seem daunting, especially when it comes to incorporating manufactured components,…  Read more

RAIC – The Role of the Architect in Contract Administration

Online Vancouver, British Columbia

RAIC - The Role of the Architect in Contract Administration The role of the architect in contract administration is clearly outlined in the Canadian Handbook of Practice for Architects. However, there is a conflict of interest that most architects and construction lawyers have been aware of for many years, that arises as a result of…  Read more

RAIC – Design Professional Contracting Risks

Online

RAIC - Design Professional Contracting Risks The third and final webinar offering as part of RAIC’s collaborative webinar series with the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers (CCCL) is titled Design Professional Contracting Risks. The webinar will explore topics such as the architect’s role in administering contracts, scope of services, payment, responsibility for changes, errors, and…  Read more