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April 2021

BCIT: CESA 1001 Zero energy building fundamentals spring 2021

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 4, 2021

Online Canada

Course details This course will help students develop their knowledge of building science to support and inform strategies to meet the requirements of the Upper Steps of the BC Energy Step Code including Net Zero Ready and the Passive House standard. The course will first introduce to the performance metrics of both the BC Energy Step Code, Net Zero Ready (using NRCan's EnerGuide Rating System) and the Passive House standard. The course will compare the value and characteristics of these…

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BCIT: CESA 1505 Zero energy buildings all-in-1 spring 2021

April 27 @ 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 1, 2021

Online Canada

Course Details ​This 48-hour course (equivalent to CESA 1001, CESA 1110, CESA 1120 and CESA 1140 combined) will provide a comprehensive study of Part 9 residential Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB's) to ensure that that builders, designers, consultants and tradespeople have the applied knowledge to build to the Upper Steps of the BC Energy Step Code, Net-Zero Energy or the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the BC Energy Step Code, building…

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BCIT: CESA 1501 Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

April 27 @ 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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Passive House Canada lessons learned series

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Canada

Online webinar provided by Passive House Canada. Description In this webinar series, Passive House Canada focusses on Canadian projects across the country. Our next stop is beautiful British Columbia! Join our guest, Lucio Picciano, as he presents lessons learned from his Lilac Passive House project located in Vancouver, B.C. More information and registration Visit the event website.

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May 2021

BCIT: CESA 1001 Zero energy building fundamentals spring 2021

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 4, 2021

Online Canada

Course details This course will help students develop their knowledge of building science to support and inform strategies to meet the requirements of the Upper Steps of the BC Energy Step Code including Net Zero Ready and the Passive House standard. The course will first introduce to the performance metrics of both the BC Energy Step Code, Net Zero Ready (using NRCan's EnerGuide Rating System) and the Passive House standard. The course will compare the value and characteristics of these…

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BCIT: CESA 1505 Zero energy buildings all-in-1 spring 2021

May 4 @ 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 1, 2021

Online Canada

Course Details ​This 48-hour course (equivalent to CESA 1001, CESA 1110, CESA 1120 and CESA 1140 combined) will provide a comprehensive study of Part 9 residential Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB's) to ensure that that builders, designers, consultants and tradespeople have the applied knowledge to build to the Upper Steps of the BC Energy Step Code, Net-Zero Energy or the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the BC Energy Step Code, building…

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BCIT: CESA 1501 Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

May 4 @ 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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Introduction to Step Code: Mechanical system solutions

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on May 6, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on June 3, 2021 at 9:00 am

Free webinar hosted by the Community Energy Association. Description BC Building Codes are evolving and we want you to know how to benefit. It is part of the Building A Legacy initiative, delivered by Community Energy Association, presented by the BCIT Zero Energy Buildings Learning Centre (ZEBLC), funded by BC Hydro. Intended audience:  Builders, designers, HVAC professionals, building officials, municipal staff, and others in the BC construction community, province-wide. Instructors: Alex Hebert, ZEBLC Manager, P Eng, MBA, Energy Step Code…

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BCIT: CESA 1505 Zero energy buildings all-in-1 spring 2021

May 11 @ 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 1, 2021

Online Canada

Course Details ​This 48-hour course (equivalent to CESA 1001, CESA 1110, CESA 1120 and CESA 1140 combined) will provide a comprehensive study of Part 9 residential Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB's) to ensure that that builders, designers, consultants and tradespeople have the applied knowledge to build to the Upper Steps of the BC Energy Step Code, Net-Zero Energy or the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the BC Energy Step Code, building…

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BCIT: CESA 1501 Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

May 11 @ 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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BCIT: CESA 1505 Zero energy buildings all-in-1 spring 2021

May 18 @ 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 1, 2021

Online Canada

Course Details ​This 48-hour course (equivalent to CESA 1001, CESA 1110, CESA 1120 and CESA 1140 combined) will provide a comprehensive study of Part 9 residential Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB's) to ensure that that builders, designers, consultants and tradespeople have the applied knowledge to build to the Upper Steps of the BC Energy Step Code, Net-Zero Energy or the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the BC Energy Step Code, building…

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BCIT: CESA 1501 Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

May 18 @ 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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Introduction to Step Code: Building enclosure and airtightness solutions

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on May 20, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on June 17, 2021 at 9:00 am

Online Canada

Free webinar hosted by the Community Energy Association. Description BC Building Codes are evolving and we want you to know how to benefit. This free webinar is part of the Building A Legacy initiative, delivered by Community Energy Association, presented by the BCIT Zero Energy Buildings Learning Centre (ZEBLC), funded by BC Hydro. Intended audience:  Builders, designers, building officials, municipal staff, and others in the B.C. construction community, province wide. Instructors: Alex Hebert, ZEBLC Manager, P Eng, MBA, Energy Step Code Trainer…

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BCIT: CESA 1505 Zero energy buildings all-in-1 spring 2021

May 25 @ 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 1, 2021

Online Canada

Course Details ​This 48-hour course (equivalent to CESA 1001, CESA 1110, CESA 1120 and CESA 1140 combined) will provide a comprehensive study of Part 9 residential Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB's) to ensure that that builders, designers, consultants and tradespeople have the applied knowledge to build to the Upper Steps of the BC Energy Step Code, Net-Zero Energy or the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the BC Energy Step Code, building…

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BCIT: CESA 1501 Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

May 25 @ 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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June 2021

Introduction to Passive House high-performance buildings

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

An online course offered by Passive House Canada. Course description The Introduction to the Passive House High-Performance Buildings course 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. The course is eligible for professional development credits for many professions. Learning outcomes Understanding Passive House principles Insulation and airtightness…

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BCIT: CESA 1505 Zero energy buildings all-in-1 spring 2021

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Online Canada

Course Details ​This 48-hour course (equivalent to CESA 1001, CESA 1110, CESA 1120 and CESA 1140 combined) will provide a comprehensive study of Part 9 residential Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB's) to ensure that that builders, designers, consultants and tradespeople have the applied knowledge to build to the Upper Steps of the BC Energy Step Code, Net-Zero Energy or the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the BC Energy Step Code, building…

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BCIT: CESA 1501 Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Pathway to Passive House trades certification (150P) – June 2021

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 16, 2021

Online course offered by Passive House Canada. Description This three-part course teaches practical Passive House building techniques and theory about this high-performance building standard. This course includes online lectures and hands-on workshop experience, incorporating actual building of Passive House elements relevant to the Canadian construction industry. The following topics will be covered: Passive House criteria and principles Building ecology, comfort and economic efficiency Introduction to Passive House design tools (e.g. PHPP) Construction process and quality assurance Thermal insulation Thermal bridge-free construction Windows…

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Introduction to Step Code: Mechanical system solutions

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 6, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on June 3, 2021 at 9:00 am

Free webinar hosted by the Community Energy Association. Description BC Building Codes are evolving and we want you to know how to benefit. It is part of the Building A Legacy initiative, delivered by Community Energy Association, presented by the BCIT Zero Energy Buildings Learning Centre (ZEBLC), funded by BC Hydro. Intended audience:  Builders, designers, HVAC professionals, building officials, municipal staff, and others in the BC construction community, province-wide. Instructors: Alex Hebert, ZEBLC Manager, P Eng, MBA, Energy Step Code…

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Introduction to Passive House high-performance buildings

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

An online course offered by Passive House Canada. Course description The Introduction to the Passive House High-Performance Buildings course 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. The course is eligible for professional development credits for many professions. Learning outcomes Understanding Passive House principles Insulation and airtightness…

Find out more »

Introduction to Passive House high-performance buildings

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

An online course offered by Passive House Canada. Course description The Introduction to the Passive House High-Performance Buildings course 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. The course is eligible for professional development credits for many professions. Learning outcomes Understanding Passive House principles Insulation and airtightness…

Find out more »

BCIT: CESA 1501 Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Pathway to Passive House trades certification (150P) – June 2021

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 16, 2021

Online course offered by Passive House Canada. Description This three-part course teaches practical Passive House building techniques and theory about this high-performance building standard. This course includes online lectures and hands-on workshop experience, incorporating actual building of Passive House elements relevant to the Canadian construction industry. The following topics will be covered: Passive House criteria and principles Building ecology, comfort and economic efficiency Introduction to Passive House design tools (e.g. PHPP) Construction process and quality assurance Thermal insulation Thermal bridge-free construction Windows…

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Introduction to Passive House high-performance buildings

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

An online course offered by Passive House Canada. Course description The Introduction to the Passive House High-Performance Buildings course 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. The course is eligible for professional development credits for many professions. Learning outcomes Understanding Passive House principles Insulation and airtightness…

Find out more »

BCIT: CESA 1501 Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Pathway to Passive House trades certification (150P) – June 2021

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 16, 2021

Online course offered by Passive House Canada. Description This three-part course teaches practical Passive House building techniques and theory about this high-performance building standard. This course includes online lectures and hands-on workshop experience, incorporating actual building of Passive House elements relevant to the Canadian construction industry. The following topics will be covered: Passive House criteria and principles Building ecology, comfort and economic efficiency Introduction to Passive House design tools (e.g. PHPP) Construction process and quality assurance Thermal insulation Thermal bridge-free construction Windows…

Find out more »

Introduction to Step Code: Building enclosure and airtightness solutions

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 20, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on June 17, 2021 at 9:00 am

Online Canada

Free webinar hosted by the Community Energy Association. Description BC Building Codes are evolving and we want you to know how to benefit. This free webinar is part of the Building A Legacy initiative, delivered by Community Energy Association, presented by the BCIT Zero Energy Buildings Learning Centre (ZEBLC), funded by BC Hydro. Intended audience:  Builders, designers, building officials, municipal staff, and others in the B.C. construction community, province wide. Instructors: Alex Hebert, ZEBLC Manager, P Eng, MBA, Energy Step Code Trainer…

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BCIT: CESA 1501 Passive House tradesperson, envelope specialization

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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