VRCA – Project Planning for Success

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Project Planning for Success Learn how to reduce costs, save time, improve quality and reduce scope changes by creating an effective Construction Execution Plan (CEP) at the start of your project. Effective planning is critical in the overall success of any construction project, but focus is often directed at winning…  Read more

BC Wood – Specifying Engineered Wood Products for Performance

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BC Wood Specialties Group - Specifying Engineered Wood Products for Performance Engineered Wood Products (EWP) are commonly used as primary structural members in projects throughout BC. Although typically designed by structural engineers, they also play a vital role in vibration, acoustics, thermal, and fire performance. This session will introduce you to the benefits and possibilities…  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

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: October 5, 2022 Time: 7 - 11 a.m. Location: Online Cost: $199 (Members) / $299…  Read more

Cascadia Windows & Doors – Combustible Windows & Façade Components in Non-Combustible Construction

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Cascadia Windows & Doors - Combustible Windows & Façade Components in Non-Combustible Construction We desperately need better energy efficiency from building enclosures, from both windows and insulated wall assemblies. Today, the best products and components to enable this are generally made from low conductivity materials. Most of these materials also happen to be combustible—at least,…  Read more

VRCA – Bitesize Bluebeam for Administrative Professionals

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Bitesize Bluebeam for Administrative Professionals Administrative teams have unique document workflows that demand a different set of tools compared to design and construction teams. A typical Bluebeam class concentrates on design markups, estimating and collecting field data, but this class is very different! In just two hours you’ll be ready…  Read more

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SAFTI FIRST – Designing with Fire-Rated Glass

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SAFTI FIRST Fire Rated Glazing Solutions - Designing with Fire-Rated Glass Designing with Fire Rated Glass empowers architects to choose the correct, code compliant fire and safety rated glazing product for every fire-rated application based on NBC requirements. It includes fire and impact test videos, specific NBC sections, charts and explanations, as well real-world applications…  Read more

VRCA – Bitesize Bluebeam 5: Collecting Field Data

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Bitesize Bluebeam 5: Collecting Field Data *Mandatory Pre-requisite: Bitesize Bluebeam 1- Baseline Basics Whether you’re tracking install progress or running a QA/QC final walk, this course was developed for design and construction professionals in both the office and jobsite looking for ways to build consistency, speed and accuracy of data…  Read more

VRCA – Bitesize Bluebeam for Civil Workflows

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Bitesize Bluebeam for Civil Workflows Yes, there are tools in Bluebeam Revu for Civil Designers and Engineers! In this course you will learn not only navigation and markups but workflows like Calibrating Plan & Profile drawings with different X-Y scales, ideas for Cut & Fill calculations, combining several PDFs into…  Read more

VRCA – Getting Paid and Managing the Cash Flow

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Getting Paid and Managing the Cash Flow In this half-day workshop the Payment Process in Standard Contracts (CCDC-2 Stipulated Price Contract, CCA-1 Stipulated Price Subcontract, CCA-19 Stipulated Price Sub-Subcontract) will be reviewed along with contract language from non-standard contracts which can delay payment. Date: November 15, 2022 Time: 7 -…  Read more