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October 2020

Pattern Language: How to design + build high-performance buildings at the lowest possible cost

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 1, 2020

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…

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Prefabrication for High-Performance Buildings

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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…

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