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.
Overview "A Pattern Language from Passive House" is an interactive workshop that teaches cost-effective planning and design of affordable, low-emission, mid-rise, multi-unit, wood-framed housing. This four-part workshop presents design problems common to multi-unit buildings, followed by solutions that have worked in previous high-performance projects. These solutions are organized into "patterns" using a format adapted from A Pattern Language by Christopher Alexander (et al). The patterns presented in this workshop are drawn from the hundreds of affordable multi-unit buildings constructed to the…Find out more »
A free webinar sponsored by ZEBx. This workshop is part of ZEBx's Net-Zero Energy-Ready (NZER) Challenge Series. On October 20, a panel of presenters will highlight three of the 11 NZER Challenge winning projects, all of which include modular or panelized prefabricated building components into their high-performance design. To top it off, there will also be a high-level overview of the off-site construction industry in BC and shed some light on what the future holds for this burgeoning industry. Prefabrication…Find out more »