This one-day course will take a deeper dive into the BC Energy Step Code metrics for Part 9 buildings and how to achieve Step 3 and higher through design and building techniques to build better and minimize costs. The content will focus on practical strategies for effective design, proper selection and installation of mechanical systems, and airtightness. Using real world examples and different housing archetypes from local climates, we will examine why some projects fail while others pass easily. This session is geared towards building and design professionals. Instruction will assume a basic understanding of the BC Energy Step Code.
Topics covered include:
Attendees will also have the chance to discuss their own strategies and solutions for a cost-effective air tightness result. This session will also discuss airtightness best practice and strategies for renovations.
8:30 am – 5:00 pm, April 13 – Kamloops, BC8:30 am – 5:00 pm, April 28 – Kelowna, BC8:30 am – 5:00 pm, May 4 – Victoria, BC8:30 am – 5:00 pm, May 5 – Nanaimo, BC
This in-person course requires successful completion of the following components:
There is no textbook for this session. All materials are contained within the presentation during the in-person session. Any supplementary materials provided by the speaker will be emailed to students post-session, if applicable.
This course currently does not have any dates being offered. If you would like to be added to a waitlist to be notified once new dates are added, please submit this form and we will contact you once new information is available.