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September 2021

Township of Langley builder forum series: Step 5

September 21 @ 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Free webinar hosted by the Township of Langley. Description The Township of Langley will be hosting an online builders’ forum to share information on design strategies for meeting Step 5 of the BC Energy Step Code. The main presentation will be given by Mark Bernhardt of Bernhardt Contracting and will cover Step 5 requirements, including: Articulation of buildings to meet Step 5 Key performance parameters Overheating in Part 9 Cost-effective energy conservation measures Professional credits 2.0 professional credits are available…

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Introduction to Passive House high-performance buildings

September 21 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online course offered by Passive House Canada. Description An Introduction to the Passive House high-performance buildings provides an overview of the core principles of Passive House design and building energy-efficiency regulations in Canada. The course also covers the history of energy-efficient buildings, energy consumption data and environmental impact, case studies and the economics of creating high performance buildings. Recommended for Anyone wishing to understand the basics of Passive House high-performance buildings, including: Homeowners, developers, project coordinators, realtors, subcontractors and component…

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CESA 1501: Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

September 21 @ 6:00 pm to 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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Build energy smart three-part online workshop

September 22 @ 7:30 am to 9:30 am
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One event on September 22, 2021 at 7:30 am

One event on October 6, 2021 at 7:30 am

A free three-part online webinar series offered by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary and Regional District of Central Kootenay, in collaboration with BCIT. Description The RDKB and RDCK are hosting a three-part online workshop series that has been developed by BCIT professionals and industry experts for building in the Kootenays and the Boundary. Aimed at builders, designers, architects, owner-builders and building officials, this series provides a more detailed review of the key areas of high efficiency building. These workshops…

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Introduction to Passive House high-performance buildings

September 23 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online course offered by Passive House Canada. Description An Introduction to the Passive House high-performance buildings provides an overview of the core principles of Passive House design and building energy-efficiency regulations in Canada. The course also covers the history of energy-efficient buildings, energy consumption data and environmental impact, case studies and the economics of creating high performance buildings. Recommended for Anyone wishing to understand the basics of Passive House high-performance buildings, including: Homeowners, developers, project coordinators, realtors, subcontractors and component…

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ZEBx Decarb lunch: energy-efficient buildings

September 28 @ 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Hosted by the Zero Emissions Building Exchange, this monthly lunchtime event brings together the local building community to discuss emerging solutions and barriers related to zero-emission buildings. Description Join ZEBx and CHBA-BC as they showcase two solar-powered Net Zero Energy homes from ZEBx’s Near Zero Emissions Building Program and gain some valuable insight from the builders. More information and registration Visit the event website.

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CESA 1501: Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

September 28 @ 6:00 pm to 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 to 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 to 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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Build energy smart three-part online workshop

October 6 @ 7:30 am to 9:30 am
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One event on September 22, 2021 at 7:30 am

One event on October 6, 2021 at 7:30 am

A free three-part online webinar series offered by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary and Regional District of Central Kootenay, in collaboration with BCIT. Description The RDKB and RDCK are hosting a three-part online workshop series that has been developed by BCIT professionals and industry experts for building in the Kootenays and the Boundary. Aimed at builders, designers, architects, owner-builders and building officials, this series provides a more detailed review of the key areas of high efficiency building. These workshops…

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Introduction to the Columbia Valley heat pump pilot and home performance contractors network

October 7 @ 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Free webinar offered by the Community Energy Association and partners. Description Join the Community Energy Association, along with the Home Performance Stakeholder Council and BetterHomesBC, for a quick session to learn about the Kootenay Clean Energy Transition, Columbia Valley Heat Pump Pilot and changing industry requirements and contractor incentives for heat pumps. Registration and more information Visit the event website or the Kootenay Clean Energy Transition website.

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

October 7 @ 11:30 am to 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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BCBEC half-day conference

October 8 @ 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC) invites you to stay connected, current, and inspired! Description As our world changes around us, there is an ever-increasing emphasis on energy demand and building envelope performance. In response, we have prepared an exciting program and range of topics for our 2021 Annual Conference and AGM to discuss these highly relevant upcoming developments. This half-day symposium on October 8, 2021 will provide a platform for thought-provoking, industry-wide knowledge exchange on energy-efficient buildings. More information…

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

October 12 @ 11:30 am to 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 to 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 to 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 19 @ 6:00 pm to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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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CHBA net zero home leadership summit

November 22 to November 25

Online conference hosted by the Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA). Description From Monday, November 22 to Thursday, November 25, CHBA will host the 2021 Net Zero Leadership Summit, a live interactive online event where participants will gain insight and explore the innovative, industry-leading efforts in Net Zero for both new homes and renovations. Participants will be a part of the dialogue - interacting and providing input during each session to work though the opportunities and challenges. Focused on valuable content…

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