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June 2021

BCIT: CESA 1501 Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 22, 2021

Online Canada

Course details This 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of residential Passive House construction to ensure that that builders, site supervisors, general contractors, tradespeople, and designers or consultants have the applied knowledge to build to the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, PH window and door installation practices, and an introduction to ventilation…

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Webinar series: Building for the future (Airtightness)

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Canada

FREE webinar series - open to everyone - offered by the City of Abbotsford. Description The City of Abbotsford has teamed up with BCIT to provide a 5 part- series workshop on different aspects of high performance buildings in the Fraser Valley. By attending the series, any builder/designer will be able to grasp the knowledge of how to start from building from Step 1 and move towards Step 5. BCIT will be discussing the different parameters in play in-depth. Register…

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ZEBx Decarb lunch: The cost of high-performance construction

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free webinar hosted by ZEBx: The builders have spoken: The cost of high-performance construction. The Decarb lunch series: Taking place on the last Friday of every month, the ZEBx Decarb Lunch brings together the local building community to discuss emerging solutions and barriers related to zero emission buildings: The Jun 2021 Decarb Lunch is a collaboration with the Urban Development Institute and RDH Building Science. Description When the Step Code was introduced, some concerns were raised regarding the expected additional…

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FortisBC Commercial new construction program: Part 3 airtightness testing

June 29 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Free one-hour webinar offered by FortisBC. Description This webinar provides an overview of airtightness testing in Part 3 buildings. The session will cover: Background on airtightness testing Guidance on preparing for a successful test Steps for success What to do if the test fails FortisBC's new airtightness rebate for commercial new construction The webinar will be presented by Bernhardt Contracting and Focal Engineering, and recorded for future educational purposes. More information and registration Visit the event website.

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July 2021

A pattern language from Passive House Canada: July 2021

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2021

Online course offered by Passive House Canada on how to design and build high-performance multi-unit buildings at the lowest possible cost Course description “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 Languageby Christopher…

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A pattern language from Passive House Canada: July 2021

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2021

Online course offered by Passive House Canada on how to design and build high-performance multi-unit buildings at the lowest possible cost Course description “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 Languageby Christopher…

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Webinar series: Building for the future (Assembly details)

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Canada

FREE webinar series - open to everyone - offered by the City of Abbotsford. Description The City of Abbotsford has teamed up with BCIT to provide a 5 part- series workshop on different aspects of high performance buildings in the Fraser Valley. By attending the series, any builder/designer will be able to grasp the knowledge of how to start from building from Step 1 and move towards Step 5. BCIT will be discussing the different parameters in play in-depth. Register…

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A pattern language from Passive House Canada: July 2021

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2021

Online course offered by Passive House Canada on how to design and build high-performance multi-unit buildings at the lowest possible cost Course description “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 Languageby Christopher…

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A pattern language from Passive House Canada: July 2021

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2021

Online course offered by Passive House Canada on how to design and build high-performance multi-unit buildings at the lowest possible cost Course description “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 Languageby Christopher…

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August 2021

Webinar series: Building for the future (Mechanicals)

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Canada

FREE webinar series - open to everyone - offered by the City of Abbotsford. Description The City of Abbotsford has teamed up with BCIT to provide a 5 part- series workshop on different aspects of high performance buildings in the Fraser Valley. By attending the series, any builder/designer will be able to grasp the knowledge of how to start from building from Step 1 and move towards Step 5. BCIT will be discussing the different parameters in play in-depth. Register…

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September 2021

CESA 1501: Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 16, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of residential Passive House construction to ensure that that builders, site supervisors, general contractors, tradespeople, and designers or consultants have the applied knowledge to build to the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, PH window and door installation practices, and…

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CESA 1501: Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 16, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of residential Passive House construction to ensure that that builders, site supervisors, general contractors, tradespeople, and designers or consultants have the applied knowledge to build to the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, PH window and door installation practices, and…

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CESA 1501: Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 16, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of residential Passive House construction to ensure that that builders, site supervisors, general contractors, tradespeople, and designers or consultants have the applied knowledge to build to the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, PH window and door installation practices, and…

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October 2021

CESA 0100: Introduction to zero energy/low-TEDI buildings design process (Part 3 buildings)

October 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 14, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This interactive, online course will focus on detail options to mitigate thermal bridging, and will explore the following topics: Overview of the BC Energy Step Code for Part 3 Buildings Thermal bridging review and examples Design strategies to achieve zero energy ready buildings Related considerations, including costing, constructability Site quality control The online course includes an asynchronous course space (BCIT Learning Hub) with preliminary and supplementary resources, and a discussion forum and synchronous online…

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CESA 1501: Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 16, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of residential Passive House construction to ensure that that builders, site supervisors, general contractors, tradespeople, and designers or consultants have the applied knowledge to build to the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, PH window and door installation practices, and…

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CESA 0100: Introduction to zero energy/low-TEDI buildings design process (Part 3 buildings)

October 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 14, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This interactive, online course will focus on detail options to mitigate thermal bridging, and will explore the following topics: Overview of the BC Energy Step Code for Part 3 Buildings Thermal bridging review and examples Design strategies to achieve zero energy ready buildings Related considerations, including costing, constructability Site quality control The online course includes an asynchronous course space (BCIT Learning Hub) with preliminary and supplementary resources, and a discussion forum and synchronous online…

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CESA 0100: Introduction to zero energy/low-TEDI buildings design process (Part 3 buildings)

October 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 14, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This interactive, online course will focus on detail options to mitigate thermal bridging, and will explore the following topics: Overview of the BC Energy Step Code for Part 3 Buildings Thermal bridging review and examples Design strategies to achieve zero energy ready buildings Related considerations, including costing, constructability Site quality control The online course includes an asynchronous course space (BCIT Learning Hub) with preliminary and supplementary resources, and a discussion forum and synchronous online…

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CESA 1501: Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 16, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of residential Passive House construction to ensure that that builders, site supervisors, general contractors, tradespeople, and designers or consultants have the applied knowledge to build to the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, PH window and door installation practices, and…

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CESA 0100: Introduction to zero energy/low-TEDI buildings design process (Part 3 buildings)

October 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 14, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This interactive, online course will focus on detail options to mitigate thermal bridging, and will explore the following topics: Overview of the BC Energy Step Code for Part 3 Buildings Thermal bridging review and examples Design strategies to achieve zero energy ready buildings Related considerations, including costing, constructability Site quality control The online course includes an asynchronous course space (BCIT Learning Hub) with preliminary and supplementary resources, and a discussion forum and synchronous online…

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CESA 1501: Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 16, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of residential Passive House construction to ensure that that builders, site supervisors, general contractors, tradespeople, and designers or consultants have the applied knowledge to build to the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, PH window and door installation practices, and…

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CESA 1501: Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 16, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of residential Passive House construction to ensure that that builders, site supervisors, general contractors, tradespeople, and designers or consultants have the applied knowledge to build to the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, PH window and door installation practices, and…

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November 2021

CESA 1501: Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 16, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of residential Passive House construction to ensure that that builders, site supervisors, general contractors, tradespeople, and designers or consultants have the applied knowledge to build to the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, PH window and door installation practices, and…

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CESA 1501: Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 16, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of residential Passive House construction to ensure that that builders, site supervisors, general contractors, tradespeople, and designers or consultants have the applied knowledge to build to the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, PH window and door installation practices, and…

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CESA 1501: Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 16, 2021

Online course offered by BCIT. Description This 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of residential Passive House construction to ensure that that builders, site supervisors, general contractors, tradespeople, and designers or consultants have the applied knowledge to build to the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, PH window and door installation practices, and…

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