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

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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

VRCA – ZEBx: Deep Emissions Retrofit Dialogue Series: Best Practices for Large Buildings

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - ZEBx: Deep Emissions Retrofit Dialogue Series: Best Practices for Large Buildings The Deep Emission Retrofit Dialogue Series brings together the local building community to discuss emerging solutions and barriers related to building retrofits. Happening this Month: Best Practices for Large Buildings This event is a collaboration with the Building Owners and…  Read more

Passive House Canada – Tower Retrofit Symposium

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Passive House Canada - Tower Retrofit Symposium Across Canada, tall buildings are on the cusp of a major market shift, driven by our need to drastically reduce emissions and capture a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform deep energy retrofits. Building owners also need to reduce operating costs while providing high-performing homes and office space. Passive House…  Read more

Wood WORKS! BC – Understanding Fire Safety Design in Wood-Frame Buildings

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Wood WORKS! BC - Understanding Fire Safety Design in Wood-Frame Buildings This presentation will focus on the 2015 NBC allowances for light-frame wood buildings and the requirements for buildings which fall under the mid-rise provisions. Throughout the presentation, context will be provided by touching on fires test standards required and where designers can look for…  Read more

VRCA – MS Excel for Construction – Novice

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Microsoft Excel for Construction - Novice During this course, participants will learn the tools to help them better understand their business performance, examine profitability of various jobs and business areas, develop budgets, and examine business scenarios all through the use of Microsoft Excel. Date: September 22 & 29, 2021 Time:…  Read more

ICD High Performance Coatings – A Guide to Specifying Spandrel and Backpainted Glass

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ICD High Performance Coatings - A Guide to Specifying Spandrel and Backpainted Glass Glass coating chemistry selection can affect both anticipated aesthetic and performance project characteristics, while expectation of glass and coating configuration and operation vary widely within CSI MasterFormat Division 08 and 09 based on the detailing of performance, prescriptive, or proprietary types of…  Read more

Informa – BUILDEX Amplified

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Informa - BUILDEX Amplified To continue to connect and support our industry, BUILDEX Vancouver and BUILDEX Alberta will host in-person micro events in Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary and online educational programming from September 27 – 29. BUILDEX Vancouver will return face-to-face, February 16-17, 2022. All events will come together as BUILDEX Amplified. Date: September 27-29,…  Read more

VRCA – Lead to Succeed: Leadership Skills for Foremen

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Lead to Succeed: Leadership Skills for Foremen Lead to Succeed is an eight-hour interactive course designed to help you discover a more effective way of leading your team — starting with yourself. The course is broken into four 2-hour sections delivered twice weekly over two weeks, in which we will…  Read more