BCIT – Green Energy and Local Economic Development


Online Course: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Friday, March 17, 2017

This course provides an introduction to the wide range of green energy strategies and local economic development opportunities for communities. Green energy is sourced from clean and renewable sources. Students will be able to identify green energy project development pathways, provide case study examples and describe how green energy can attract investment and infrastructure development.


RDH Building Science – Extreme Durability


Can we build modern buildings that last hundreds of years, respond to unknown but changing demands and still be comfortable and energy efficient?


BCIT – Intro. Community Energy and Emissions Planning


Online Course: Wednesday, January 11 - Friday, February 10, 2017

This course describes the purpose, components and objectives of a community energy and emissions plan (CEEP) and the reasons communities create them. After completing the course, students will be able to initiate, prepare and implement a community energy plan.


ExAC registration opens


From June 1 to July 15, Intern Architects can apply for the Examination for Architects in Canada (ExAC). The exams will be held simultaneously in downtown Vancouver and Victoria on November 7 and 8, 2016. Intern Architects are eligible to write the ExAC if they are in good standing with the institute and have a…  Read more

BCIT – Community-Based Renewable Energy


CESA 5210 – Community-Based Renewable Energy This course provides an introduction to sources of renewable energy for heat and power and how they can support sustainability, energy and greenhouse gas management goals across the community. Students will be able to identify sources of renewable energy for heat and power and how they fit into the…  Read more

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)


CESA 5700 – Decision Making This course presents an overview of various decision-making tools and methodologies. Performance indicators examined include: direct and indirect financial costs and benefits, and non-monetary costs and benefits. Emphasis is placed on full life cycle costing, assessment and energy analysis. AIBC Learning Units (LUs): 36 core LUs Cost: $564.91 Online - Course…  Read more

BCIT – Change Management


CESA 5800 – Change Management Introduces concepts of organizational behaviour and change management, including group effects, motivators, and communication techniques to help facilitate organizational change that embraces a corporate culture of energy conservation and consumption reduction. Uses the fable ‘Our Iceberg is Melting’ based on the eights steps to successful change (setting the stage, what…  Read more