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February 2020

Building Smart: Airtightness Testing – Diagnosis and Remediation (Vancouver or webinar)

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brix Studio, 102-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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Description Join BC Housing at a Building Smart event focussed on airtightness testing diagnosis and remediation. Attend in person at Brix Studio, 102-211 Columbia Street, Vancouver, or participate by webinar. Applicable to both Part 9 and Part 3 buildings, this webinar will discuss diagnostic methods in detail, such as infrared thermography and smoke tracer testing, and use them to compile an air leakage inventory. Presenters will share remediation methods and show how following a particular order of operations can prevent…

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Building Smart for High Performance Buildings – Half-Day Workshop

February 25 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Italian Cultural Centre Society, 3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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Presented by the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC) and BC Housing Join local and international industry experts as they share the latest research results, case studies, as well as successful design and construction practices. Learn about government initiatives to support more efficient, functional and resilient buildings. The event will provide opportunities for discussions on current issues faced by industry practitioners such as: cost effective and energy efficient homes indoor air quality and thermal comfort building envelope systems window and…

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Building Smart: Building Envelope Guide for Houses

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brix Studio, 102-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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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…

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