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2019 BUILDERS' BALL & AGM MENU
WILD MUSHROOM AND TRUFFLE OIL RISOTTO BALL
HOUSE SMOKED SALMON
FRESH BURRATINA CHEESE, VINE RIPENED TOMATO, BASIL CROSTINI
GRILLED ITALIAN SAUSAGE
ROASTED CAULIFLOWER AND SUNDRIED TOMATO
CRISP POLENTA, OLIVE TAPENADE AND PARMIGIANA REGGIANO
MAIN COURSE PLATTER
CAMPENELLA, FRESH BASIL PESTO CREAM
PHYLLO WRAPPED SOCKEYE SALMON, FIRE ROASTED RED PEPPER SAUCE
BAROLO BRAISED CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF
FRESH HOUSE MADE DESSERT ASSORTMENT
Lunch & Learn - May 15, 2019
Lunch & Learn - March 20, 2019
Lunch & Learn - February 20, 2019
Lunch & Learn - January 16, 2019
Lunch & Learn - November 14, 2018
Annual Builders' Ball & AGM - November 23, 2018
Lunch & Learn - October 17, 2018
Lunch & Learn - September 19, 2018
Lunch & Learn - July 18, 2018
Lunch & Learn - June 20, 2018
Lunch & Learn - May 16, 2018
Lunch & Learn - April 18, 2018
Energy Stepcode: Building Beyond the Standards
2017 Metrics Research Full Report
Lunch & Learn
CHBA Annual Builders' Ball & AGM
CHBA - Working on housing
Net Zero Building Science Training
May 8th, 2017 - CARI Lecture Theater, BCIT Burnaby Campus. Cost: $105 + GST per person
The CHBA Net Zero Building Science training is a requirement for builders/renovators participating in the CHBA Net Zero Home Labeling Program.
For more information on the program Administrative Requirements and qualifications the for Net Zero program,
This course reflects the advancements in technology and innovations in the housing industry. By the end of this course, participants will:
Understand the history of energy efficiency and Net Zero Energy housing in Canada
Identify the voluntary labeling programs available for energy efficiency and housing in Canada
Explain the various definitions of Net Zero including the CHBA's definition of Net Zero Homes
Understand the Building Science principles behind Net Zero Energy best practices
Design, plan and build Net Zero Homes that meet the program Technical Requirements using cost effective, off-the-shelf technologies
Understand and execute the construction technology and techniques behind Net Zero Energy homes, including:
Using modelling, find the balance between energy efficiency and renewable energy with cost effectiveness as a key factor
Best practices for the building envelope, including comfortable basements, above grade walls and exposed floors, super-efficient windows and doors, effective roofing and ceiling insulation
Best practices for mechanical systems, including HVAC systems, HRVs/ERVs, heat pumps, and drain water heat recovery
Best practices for Solar PV design, sizing, orientation, integration and installation
Produce a sample technical specification sheet that could be used immediately
Special thanks to our training contribution partners who because of their support, the cost of the training session has been reduced for each student by $250!
BC Building Code Changes coming
Significant changes are expected in the coming BCBC step code changes.
WORLD NEWS | CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS
Attached is a document regarding Climate Change Sience from the Governor of the Golden State of California.
For further reading from (IPCC) the United Nations Intergovernmental Planel on Climate Change and the Nasa Goddard Institute
follow the links below:
Congratulations Emily Cadman
UPCOMING STARS | CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
CHBA Sea to Sky Chapter would like to send Congratulations to Emily Cadman.
She is enrolled at George Brown College in Toronto for Construction Management
Looking to Build a Career in a Global Industry?
George Brown School of Construction Management offers seven programs,
including Ontario’s only four-year degree program in construction management,
developed in consultation with industry partners that reflect current technologies.
Our hands-on education means we’re delivering high-quality graduates with the
skills employers want.
Funding and Managing Employees
FUNDING | MANAGING EMPLOYEES
Investing in your employees’ education can increase productivity and your competitive edge in the market.
Finding the money to finance that education, however, can be a challenge.
This is why the Government has created the Canada-B.C. Job Grant.
This cost-sharing program will help you offset the expense of your employees training, providing up to two-thirds of the cost,
to a maximum of $10,000 per grant.
Contractor Licence Requirements
On March 4, 2015, the Province announced an enhanced licensing system to raise the bar of professionalism in
British Columbia's residential construction industry.
Sign up for a free information session presented by the Homeowner Protection Office (HPO) to learn more.These information sessions are designed to help builders understand the changes to the Homeowner Protection Act Regulation
and the new requirements, including core competencies, continuing professional development and enhanced consumer protection provisions.The HPO's Vice President and Registrar, Wendy Acheson will explain how the new requirements will be phased in over the
next 16 months and answer your questions about these important changes.
Whats New at HPO
Find out Whats New at HPO.
Understand more about the BCBC 2012 recent Energy Updates
New regulations in regards to Home Builders Qualifications;
HPO Research and Development
The HPO is involved in a wide range of building science research projects.
Browse through the list of projects that are completed or underway as well as project summaries and reports.