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British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)

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3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
https://www.bcit.ca/

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October 2018

ZEB Applied Building Science Fundamentals (BCIT)

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - October 30 @ 9:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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This course introduces the fundamental principles of building science including heat transfer, vapour diffusion, air flow, and moisture management. Hands-on exercises will be employed to better understand the effect of environmental loads on the building enclosure performance. Students will review the key properties of common construction materials and appropriate applications for said materials. Students will develop their knowledge of building science to support and inform strategies to meet the BC Energy Step Code.

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November 2018

ZEB Enclosures: Airtightness (for Residential Buildings) (BCIT)

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - November 6 @ 9:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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This course helps the students advance their construction knowledge and skills with respect to building envelope design, construction and performance verification. The course focuses on specific strategies to ensure airtightness of final assembly with an emphasis on detailed solutions for managing critical control barriers in various assemblies with a focus on residential buildings (Part 9 Buildings). Students will develop their knowledge of airtightness practices to meet the BC Energy Step Code

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Passive House Tradesperson – Envelope Specialization (BCIT)

November 13 @ 7:00 am - November 16 @ 5:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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This five day course provides the knowledge and practical hands-on skills that building contractors, designers, consultants and advanced students need to build to the Passive House standard; an internationally recognized ultra-low energy standard. This course focuses on building enclosure optimization and provides a foundation in passive house principles, while stressing the importance of construction fundamentals and proper sequencing and using a variety of materials. An introduction to heat and energy recovery ventilators will be provided.

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Certified Passive House Tradesperson Exam – Vancouver

November 17 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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$445 – $495

The Certified Passive House Tradesperson Exam is a standardized international exam set by the Passive House Institute (PHI), and is offered three times each year. Certified Passive House Tradespeople will be listed in the directory on the Passive House Canada website and also on the International Passive House Association website.   Exam details The exam is 90 minutes and must be written in person. The exam includes six interdisciplinary modules on Passive House principles and the application of those principles,…

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ZEB Enclosures: Assembly details (for Residential Buildings) (BCIT)

November 19 @ 5:00 pm - November 20 @ 9:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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This course will develop building science knowledge and construction skills through in-class activities and self-directed online learning.  The course will present building enclosure assemblies, construction methods, and solutions for managing control barriers with a focus on residential buildings (Part 9 Buildings). Students will develop their knowledge of building enclosure solutions to meet the BC Energy Step Code.

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BC Energy Step Code Airtightness Training – BCIT, Burnaby, November 24

November 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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This one day class was developed in 2016 to help builders meet the City Of Vancouver requirements of 3.5 ACH50 by the air-tightness experts at RDH Building Science, and Small Planet Supply. Since then, over 300 builders, architects and inspectors have been trained to plan and build projects with complete air barriers. The training covers air-tightness from top to bottom in a day. Starting with a short discussion on what an air barrier is, and how to define it on…

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December 2018

ZEB Applied Building Science Fundamentals (BCIT)

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - December 4 @ 9:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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This course introduces the fundamental principles of building science including heat transfer, vapour diffusion, air flow, and moisture management. Hands-on exercises will be employed to better understand the effect of environmental loads on the building enclosure performance. Students will review the key properties of common construction materials and appropriate applications for said materials. Students will develop their knowledge of building science to support and inform strategies to meet the BC Energy Step Code.

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BC Energy Step Code Airtightness Training – BCIT, Burnaby, Dec. 8

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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This one day class was developed in 2016 to help builders meet the City Of Vancouver requirements of 3.5 ACH50 by the air-tightness experts at RDH Building Science, and Small Planet Supply. Since then, over 300 builders, architects and inspectors have been trained to plan and build projects with complete air barriers. The training covers air-tightness from top to bottom in a day. Starting with a short discussion on what an air barrier is, and how to define it on…

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Passive House Trades Course – Vancouver (BCIT)

December 10 @ 8:00 am - December 14 @ 4:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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It is essential that those working on Passive House buildings can properly install components, accurately implement design details, and also assess the impact that changes from planned work will have on the performance of the building. Mistakes during construction can be costly, especially in high performance buildings where certification is being pursued. This five-day course teaches practical Passive House building techniques alongside theory, and prepares participants for the Certified Passive House Tradesperson exam. It is delivered as a combination of…

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ZEB Enclosures: Airtightness (for Residential Buildings)

December 17 @ 5:00 pm - December 18 @ 9:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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This course helps the students advance their construction knowledge and skills with respect to building envelope design, construction and performance verification. The course focuses on specific strategies to ensure airtightness of final assembly with an emphasis on detailed solutions for managing critical control barriers in various assemblies with a focus on residential buildings (Part 9 Buildings). Students will develop their knowledge of airtightness practices to meet the BC Energy Step Code.

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January 2019

BC Energy Step Code Airtightness Training – BCIT, Burnaby, Jan. 19

January 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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This one day class was developed in 2016 to help builders meet the City of Vancouver requirements of 3.5 ACH50 by the air-tightness experts at RDH Building Science, and Small Planet Supply. Since then, over 300 builders, architects and inspectors have been trained to plan and build projects with complete air barriers. The training covers air-tightness from top to bottom in a day. Starting with a short discussion on what an air barrier is, and how to define it on…

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February 2019

BC Energy Step Code Airtightness Training – BCIT, Burnaby, Feb. 9

February 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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This one day class was developed in 2016 to help builders meet the City Of Vancouver requirements of 3.5 ACH50 by the air-tightness experts at RDH Building Science, and Small Planet Supply. Since then, over 300 builders, architects and inspectors have been trained to plan and build projects with complete air barriers. The training covers air-tightness from top to bottom in a day. Starting with a short discussion on what an air barrier is, and how to define it on…

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March 2019

BC Energy Step Code Airtightness Training – BCIT, Burnaby, March 9

March 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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This one day class was developed in 2016 to help builders meet the City Of Vancouver requirements of 3.5 ACH50 by the air-tightness experts at RDH Building Science, and Small Planet Supply. Since then, over 300 builders, architects and inspectors have been trained to plan and build projects with complete air barriers. The training covers air-tightness from top to bottom in a day. Starting with a short discussion on what an air barrier is, and how to define it on…

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April 2019

BC Energy Step Code Airtightness Training – BCIT, Burnaby, April 6

April 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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This one day class was developed in 2016 to help builders meet the City Of Vancouver requirements of 3.5 ACH50 by the air-tightness experts at RDH Building Science, and Small Planet Supply. Since then, over 300 builders, architects and inspectors have been trained to plan and build projects with complete air barriers. The training covers air-tightness from top to bottom in a day. Starting with a short discussion on what an air barrier is, and how to define it on…

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