BC Wood – Architectural Wall Panels

Online

BC Wood Specialties Group - Architectural Wall Panels - From the West Coast Forest Floor to Project Site This presentation tells the story from the tree, specifically the Western Red Cedar, through sustainably managed processing into beautiful engineered wooden panels for exterior and interior walls, garage doors, and cabinet doors. Wood is warm and aesthetically…  Read more

Cascadia Windows & Doors – Navigating Emerging Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS)

Online

Cascadia Windows & Doors - Navigating Emerging Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS) More and more jurisdictions are implementing Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS) to help address the poor energy efficiency of buildings—a key contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and overall energy consumption. While some of these new standards may seem restrictive or simply adding costs,…  Read more

101st AIBC Annual Meeting

Online

The 101st Annual Meeting will be held online on August 20 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time. As well as conducting the necessary annual business of the Institute, this virtual meeting is an opportunity to learn more about how the AIBC has fulfilled its mandate over the past year, as well as upcoming plans and initiatives. Date: August 20…  Read more

Wood WORKS! BC – The Role of Certification in Mass Timber Construction

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Wood WORKS! BC - The Role of Certification in Mass Timber Construction Certified wood offers an excellent solution for building projects. When procured from responsibly managed forests, building with wood addresses climate change, conservation, and biodiversity, and provides renewable building materials with lower embodied carbon than traditional building materials. All this, and building with wood…  Read more

Passive House Canada – 320: Understanding Building Codes

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Passive House Canada - 320: Understanding Building Codes This 2-hour, online course will compare and contrast the proposed National Energy Code with the BC Energy Step Code, Passive House, and others. With proposed changes coming nationally and provincially, it will be important for all industry professionals and builders to understand the key differences between the…  Read more

Peikko Canada – Designing with Mass Timber Slabs and Composite Structures

Online

Peikko Canada - Designing with Mass Timber Slabs and Composite Structures 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…  Read more

Cascadia Windows & Doors – Fiberglass: Simple & Cost-Effective Solutions to Stringent Energy Code Requirements

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Cascadia Windows & Doors - Fiberglass: Simple & Cost-Effective Solutions to Stringent Energy Code Requirements Today, most existing – even modern – buildings have surprisingly low thermal performance from their building envelope. This increases the ever-growing, and unnecessary strain on the environment and our society’s energy infrastructure. Building codes and energy standards are incrementally becoming…  Read more

Passive House Canada – 120 Series

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Passive House Canada - 120 Series The 120 Course Series starts on September 1, 2020 and will be comprised of three courses: 120A, 120B, and 120C. Passive House certification ensures that you or your organization are expertly qualified to design high performance, highly efficient buildings to meet Canada’s national green building strategy. 120A: Passive House…  Read more

AIBC Council Meeting

Vancouver

If you’re interested in attending an AIBC Council Meeting, please confirm your attendance in advance by contacting Office of the CEO Manager Tracy Tough at ttough@aibc.ca. View Council Meetings Schedule, Agendas & Minutes.

Passive House Canada – 150C: Passive House Construction Training Course for Trades – Exam Preparation

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Passive House Canada - 150C: Passive House Construction Training Course for Trades - Exam Preparation The Passive House Trades exam is challenging, even for experienced building professionals. This one day exam preparation course is specifically designed for those who have completed courses 150A and 150B (or equivalent), and who wish to write the exam to…  Read more

Cascadia Windows & Doors – Effective Thermal Performance of the Building Enclosure – Exterior Walls

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Cascadia Windows & Doors - Effective Thermal Performance of the Building Enclosure - Exterior Walls Today, new buildings must meet the BC Step Code, ASHRAE 90.1 or National Energy Code for Buildings' requirements for thermal performance. This is a tough objective, since documented proof is required. Effective R-values must be met, not just nominal values,…  Read more