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2019 BUILDERS' BALL & AGM MENU 

ANTIPASTO PLATTER

 

  • 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

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MAIN COURSE PLATTER

 

  • SPAGHETTI QUATTRO

  • CAMPENELLA, FRESH BASIL PESTO CREAM

  • PHYLLO WRAPPED SOCKEYE SALMON, FIRE ROASTED RED PEPPER SAUCE

  • BAROLO BRAISED CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF

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DESSERT PLATTER

 

FRESH HOUSE MADE DESSERT ASSORTMENT

Lunch & Learn - May 15, 2019

2019-05-08

Lunch & Learn - March 20, 2019

2019-03-16

Lunch & Learn - February 20, 2019

2019-01-24

Lunch & Learn - January 16, 2019

2019-01-02

Lunch & Learn - November 14, 2018

2018-11-13

Annual Builders' Ball & AGM - November 23, 2018

2018-10-19

Lunch & Learn - October 17, 2018

2018-09-28

Lunch & Learn - September 19, 2018

2018-09-18

Lunch & Learn - July 18, 2018

2018-07-08

Lunch & Learn - June 20, 2018

2018-06-06

Lunch & Learn - May 16, 2018

2018-04-27

Lunch & Learn - April 18, 2018

2018-03-20

Energy Stepcode: Building Beyond the Standards

2017 Metrics Research Full Report

Lunch & Learn

2018-3-14

CHBA Annual Builders' Ball & AGM​
2017-11-14
CHBA - Working on housing

2017-04-26

 

 

 

 

Net Zero Building Science Training

2017-04-14

 

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

2017-12-01

 

Significant changes are expected in the coming BCBC step code changes.

Climate Change

2015-09-16

 

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

2015-09-16

 

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.

 

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Funding and Managing Employees

2015-03-19

 

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

2015-03-18

 

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

2015-03-16

 

Find out Whats New at HPO.

http://www.hpo.bc.ca/

Understand more about the BCBC 2012 recent Energy Updates

2015-03-16

 

New regulations in regards to Home Builders Qualifications;

http://www.hpo.bc.ca

HPO Research and Development

2015-03-16

 

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.

http://www.hpo.bc.ca