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

Passive House Canada – 150: Passive House Construction Training Course for Trades

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Passive House Canada - 150: Passive House Construction Training Course for Trades This three-part course teaches practical Passive House building techniques and theory about this high-performance building standard. This course includes online lectures and hands-on workshop experience, incorporating actual building of Passive House elements relevant to the Canadian construction industry. Topics covered include: Passive House…  Read more

Passive House Canada – 150A: Passive House Construction Training Course for Trades Theoretical

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Passive House Canada - 150A: Passive House Construction Training Course for Trades Theoretical This online three-day course teaches the theory of Passive House building techniques and prepares participants for the Certified Passive House Tradesperson exam. It is delivered as live online classes, incorporating actual building of Passive House details relevant to the Canadian construction industry.…  Read more

BC Wood – Fire Retardant Wood Products & Applications

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BC Wood Specialties Group - Fire Retardant Wood Products & Applications Wood is becoming an attractive and viable option again for use in residential, commercial and high rise applications, and additionally as exterior use under recent fire code and WUI (Wildland Urban Interface) regulation updates. We will look specifically at wood products that increase fire…  Read more

BC Wood – The Truth About Wood

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BC Wood Specialties Group - The Truth About Wood: The Environmental Benefits of Specifying Certified Sustainable Wood Products Forests play an important role in our lives. On the negative, they can be a significant source of global greenhouse emissions and a contributor to climate change through deforestation and poor forest management. On the positive, certifying…  Read more

BC Wood – Designing and Building with Pre-Fabricated Western Red Cedar Interlocking Systems

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BC Wood Specialties Group - Lodges, Cabins, & Off-Grid Retreats: Designing and Building with Pre-Fabricated Western Red Cedar Interlocking Systems In this session, we will look at the considerations for low embodied carbon and high carbon sequestering buildings, at pre-fabricated interlocking wood building systems and with a specific focus on lodges (e.g. cultural, golf, fishing,…  Read more

BC Wood – Architectural Wall Panels

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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 – 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

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