November 20th, 2019 from 12 PM to 7:30 PM


British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, British Columbia


Join us for an afternoon of education, product demonstrations and networking. 

Afterwards, enjoy an evening of food, cocktails and entertainment. 


Our workshop provides exclusive access to the BCIT High Performance Building 

Lab, where you will learn how to detail high performance gypsum firewalls to 

meet the BCBC Step Code at the BCIT Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB) Learning Centre



Presentations By:




Registration is required. Seats are limited.  Please RSVP no later than November 12th.


For questions, please contact us at ctevents@saint-gobain.com



Courses Available:


Session 1A Firewall/Efficient Enclosure Interfaces & New BCBC ASTC Solutions (AIBS Accredited)

Session 1B Understanding Mineral Fibre Insulation Systems (AIBC Accredited)

 Session 2A Optical Distortion in Architecutal Glass Fascades (AIBC Accredited)

Session 2C Acoustical Ceilings for The Eye, The Ear & The Mind (AIBC Accredited)



Keynote Speaker:



Associate, Building Science Technologist RDH Building Science Inc.

James’ main focus is building science research and investigation work. His work includes forensic investigations, 

building monitoring, thermal modeling, building enclosure design and graphics 

work, and field review and testing services for new construction and existing buildings.



Keynote Topic:

BC Energy Step Code: Efficient & Durable Building Enclosure Solutions in Wood-Frame Multi Unit Residential Construction

Find out about the fundamentals of heat, air and moisture control, durability principles, and implications of the BC Energy Step Code on the energy efficiency of the building enclosure. Learn about practical approaches for designing efficient and durable details, including firewall interfaces, for wood-frame multi-unit residential construction.



12:00 - 12:30
Shuttle Service from Parking Area
(Shuttle service begins in lot N at 12:00 PM and ends at 12:45 PM)
12:00 - 12:45
1:00 - 1:15 
Welcome & Opening Remarks
1:30 - 2:30
First Session
2:30 - 2:45
3:00 - 4:00
Second Session
4:00 - 4:15
4:30 - 5:30
Keynote Speaker & Closing Remarks
5:45 - 7:30
Reception (Innovation lab)


(Shuttle service back to parking lot N begins at 7:15 PM and ends at 8:00 PM)


3700 Willingdon Avenue

Burnaby, British Columbia Canada

V5G 3H2

Telephone: 604-434-5734 

You will receive parking information via e-mail prior to the event.

Learn more about BCIT

BCIT inspires students beyond their classroom studies and provides job-ready graduates to industries across Canada and the world. BCIT's renowned applied education and training model is significant to the prosperity of the province of British Columbia and to Canada. The Institute has established itself as one of Canada's leading educational institutions in business, technology and trades programs.


The Learning Centre for Zero Energy Buildings (ZEBLC), residing within the School of Construction and Environment (SoCE), was created to support BC's construction sector in transitioning to the new BC Energy Step Code, and to build provincial capacity in the field of high performance building science and construction. Through a combination of hands-on teaching facilities, expert instructors from industry, and a portfolio of courses designed to fit into busy work schedules, the ZEBLC goal is to be the leader in providing practical training for zero energy building science and construction.