Passive House Canada – 120A: Passive House Design and Construction

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Passive House Canada - 120A: Passive House Design and Construction Passive House Design and Construction (120A) covers the technical, economic and policy elements of Passive House buildings. Participants will learn how to apply Passive House principles in the context of building physics, windows and mechanical systems. Numerous case studies, both domestic and international, will be…  Read more

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Unique Versatile – Influence of SARS-CoV-2 on Designing Functional Spaces Utilizing Tile

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Unique Versatile - Influence of SARS-CoV-2 on Designing Functional Spaces Utilizing Tile SARS-CoV-2 has changed the way we live and we have to adapt to those changes. This training explores how the pandemic has impacted architectural design, identifies some of the trending issues and associated specifications, and finally explores what the future may look like…  Read more

VRCA – Construction Specifications 101

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Construction Specifications 101 This is an interactive half-day seminar that will cover the fundamentals of interpreting construction specifications. The seminar will deal with the basics of reading and interpreting both the general and technical specifications. Date: July 6, 2022 Time: 7 - 11 a.m. Location: Online Cost: $145 (Members) / $215…  Read more

Passive House Canada – 90: Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings

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Passive House Canada - 90: Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings An Introduction to the Passive House High Performance Buildings provides an overview of the core principles of Passive House design and building energy efficiency regulations in Canada. The course also covers the history of energy efficient buildings, energy consumption data and environmental impact,…  Read more

VRCA – Bluebeam Revu Basics

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Bluebeam Revu Basics These sessions provide the knowledge and skills to create, edit, markup, and collaborate on architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) documents using Bluebeam Revu. Create and navigate smart, information-rich document sets from converted Microsoft Office and CAD files. Annotate drawings with customizable markup and measurement tools, and work…  Read more

Cascadia Windows & Doors – Tackling Window Pain

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Cascadia Windows & Doors - Tackling Window Pain: Understanding the Benefits of High-Performance Fenestration As jurisdictions across North America introduce more stringent building energy performance standards (BEPS)—such as the BC Step Code and Seattle 2018 update—developers, architects, and contractors are left wondering the best way to meet the new benchmarks while controlling costs. This balance…  Read more

Cascadia Windows & Doors – Mind the Gap: Better Exterior Wall Performance Through Cladding Attachments

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Cascadia Windows & Doors - Mind the Gap: Better Exterior Wall Performance Through Cladding Attachments Many North American jurisdictions are moving beyond ASHRAE performance requirements for exterior wall assemblies, shifting instead to a holistic, building energy performance standard (BEPS) approach. While this evolution offers benefits—such as design flexibility and lower operating costs—it also requires a…  Read more

JRS Engineering – Airtightness Testing

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JRS Engineering - Airtightness Testing The BC Energy Step Code came into effect in December 2017. Numerous municipalities have already adopted the code and many others have shown interest and are studying it. Airtightness testing is a mandatory requirement of the BC Energy Step Code. This presentation introduces the concept of airtightness testing, testing standards,…  Read more

BC Wood – Ventilated Doors – Next Generation

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BC Wood - Ventilated Doors - Next Generation: Maximizing Indoor Environmental Quality Between Enclosed Spaces As buildings are increasingly designed for environmental, occupant health, and well-being in mind, there is a growing requirement for ventilation openings between enclosed spaces. Ventilation pathways are notorious for transmitting sound, and there is also the challenge of creating airflow…  Read more

VRCA – Microsoft 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: July 20 & 27, 2022 Time: 10…  Read more