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VRBA Dinner Meeting & Presentation 

VRBA’s Annual September Dinner Meeting will feature a presentation on the new energy efficiency requirements (effective Dec 19, 2014) in the BC Building Code by Zachary May, Senior Codes Administrator, Building and Safety Standards Branch.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Royal Colwood Golf Club
629 Goldstream Ave
 
6:00 pm – Reception
7:00 pm – Dinner
7:45 pm – New Energy Efficiency Requirements for BC Building Code
 
VRBA Members $40 + GST includes dinner
RSVP: admin@vrba.ca or 250.383.5044
 

Events

  • New Energy Efficiency Requirements for BC Building Code, Sept 10 at Royal Colwood Golf Club admin@vrba.ca
  • 2014 CARE Awards, Sept 26 at Fairmont Empress Hotel admin@vrba.ca
  • Interior Design Show West, Sept 25 – 28 at Vancouver Convention Centre http://idswest.com/
  • Fenestration West 2014 Conference & Trade Show, Oct 23 at Sheraton Guildford, Surrey www.fenestrationwest.ca
  • Canadian Urban Forest Conference Sept 30 – Oct 2 at Victoria Conference Centre www.cufc.ca.
  • Buildex Express, Oct 15 at Vancouver Convention Centre http://www.buildexexpress.com

 Education

  • COR Internal Auditor Training

This two day course is designed for Supervisors, Safety Officers, and Managers. It will enable you to define supervisory and management roles, complete inspections and conduct safety investigations. You will also learn important information about training/communication and hazard assessments.

September 11 & 12 at VICA – 1075 Alston Street Victoria https://www.bccsa.ca/Register-for-Course.html

  • Foundations for Health & Safety Excellence (Supervisor Training)

This two day course is designed for Supervisors, Safety Officers, and Managers. It will enable you to define supervisory and management roles, complete inspections and conduct safety investigations. You will also learn important information about training/communication and hazard assessments.

October 30 & 31 at VICA – 1075 Alston Street Victoria https://www.bccsa.ca/Register-for-Course.html

  •  BC Building Envelope Council Annual Conference Sept 24 at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Industry experts and educators will explore a variety of topics, including the implementation of the new NAFS window standards, the latest on tall wood buildings, historical restoration, attic ventilation in wet coastal climates, and other emerging trends. Register online at www.bcbec.com.

  •  Soils, Excavation and Below Grade Assemblies

This seminar explores the key considerations for below grade assemblies including soils, excavation, footings, foundation walls, insulation, damp/water-proofing, and airtightness. Upcoming BC Code changes to energy requirements and soil gas provisions for homes will have a significant impact on below grade assemblies.

Nov 3 – Victoria (5:30pm – 8:30pm) Harbour Towers Hotel 345 Quebec Street

Nov 4 – Langford (5:30pm – 8:30pm) Olympic View Golf Course 643 Latoria Road

More info and register at http://www.hpo.bc.ca/sites/www.hpo.bc.ca/files/download/Forms/BuildingSmart20.pdf

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