Note: Due to COVID-19, many training opportunities are moving online and on-demand. Our Training Opportunities page features a list of offerings organized by provider.

To help build and operate buildings safely, B.C. has published COVID-19 Resources for Building Construction and Operations.

For other COVID-19 information, visit B.C.’s COVID-19 support and information page.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

DESIGNED AND ACTUAL ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF GREEN BUILDINGS

December 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Vancouver Luncheon Event

ABOUT THE TOPIC: DESIGNED AND ACTUAL ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF GREEN BUILDINGS

Green buildings are designed to be energy efficient. However, actual energy performance of a green building is not solely dependent of its design and construction. Operation and maintenance play a very important role in determining the actual energy efficiency of a green building during its service life. This seminar will present the results from a study on ten LEED Gold certified social houses in Victoria and Vancouver, BC to identify design versus actual energy performance gaps, investigate possible causes, seek practical solutions and provide recommendations which can potentially reduce the gap between the designed and actual energy performance of green buildings.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: PHALGUNI MUKHOPADHYAYA, UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, BC

Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya, PhD, PEng, Associate Professor, University of Victoria, BC is an applied engineering researcher and started his research career in 1997, immediately after finishing his doctoral studies from the University of Sheffield, UK. Initially, his research focused on new construction materials and structural strengthening techniques. Soon thereafter, he expanded his research horizon towards the heat-air-moisture responses of exterior building envelope materials and systems. Hence, in a true sense, he is a multidisciplinary building envelopes and structures researcher who brings together the fundamentals of Civil, Mechanical and Materials engineering to address pressing concerns of the construction industry and its stakeholders.

This luncheon seminar qualifies for 1.0 Core Learning Unit. To receive credit, enter a valid AIBC Registration Number during the online registration process.

Registration and More Information

Visit the event website for more information and registration.

Details

Date:
December 17, 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Website:
https://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=1888&EID=26515

Organizer

BCBEC
Website:
https://bcbec.com/

Venue

Italian Cultural Centre Society
3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
+ Google Map