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Building Smart: Building Envelope Guide for Houses

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join in-person or by webinar.

Description

Part 9 residential construction is evolving and the Building Envelope Guide for Houses has now been updated to reflect many new and expanded industry methods. This includes proven techniques and high-performance assemblies that support advances in energy efficiency and seismic provisions. A new section also explores Insulated Concrete Form construction for houses.

This expanded guide is an excellent resource for home builders, designers, trades and others. Step-by-step construction detail descriptions and full colour 3D images offer practical applications. New for this guide are comprehensive, 2D section details of the wall assemblies.

In particular, this session will look at revisions and changes that have evolved as a result of two major code changes, and the addition of the BC Energy Step Code for energy efficiency in homes.

Logistics

Participate online via a webinar, or in-person at Brix Studio, #102-211 Columbia St., Vancouver, B.C., V6A 2R5. Brix Studio is a renovated heritage building that has a wheelchair accessible entrance, a fully accessible washroom and an elevator with access to the studio filming space.  Please let Brix staff know if you have any accessibility needs (1-800-601-2715).

CPD points: 3

More Information and Registration

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Details

Date:
February 27
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Website:
https://www.bchousing.org/building-smart-building-envelope-guide&filterType=All%20Categories

Organizer

BC Housing
Website:
www.bchousing.org

Venue

Brix Studio
102-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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