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

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Camino Systems – Cork Finishes: From the Forests to the Buildings

Online

Camino Systems - Cork Finishes: From the Forests to the Buildings Cork is where best-in-class design flexibility, comfort, environmental consciousness, and performance meet. Learn about sustainable cork forest practices, cork harvest and cork flooring and finishes manufacturing process. With new digital printing technology cork offers a wide range of natural products, with an exceptional level…  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

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Total Parking Solutions – New Innovative Systems for Sustainable and Efficient Space Planning (3-Part Series)

Total Parking Solution (Main office) 306-126 15th St E, Vancouver, British Columbia

Total Parking Solutions - New Innovative Systems for Sustainable and Efficient Space Planning (3-Part Series) Total Parking Solutions hosts monthly sessions for architects to explore space-efficient parking solutions from industry leaders. Covering systems like Parklifts, Car lifts, Turntables, and Swimming pools, these sessions emphasize safety, space optimization, and sustainability. Join the three-part series with case…  Read more

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Camino Systems – Cork Finishes: From the Forests to the Buildings

Online

Camino Systems - Cork Finishes: From the Forests to the Buildings Cork is where best-in-class design flexibility, comfort, environmental consciousness, and performance meet. Learn about sustainable cork forest practices, cork harvest and cork flooring and finishes manufacturing process. With new digital printing technology cork offers a wide range of natural products, with an exceptional level…  Read more