“Building enclosure failures are the most common cause of missed energy targets, durability issues, and health and comfort problems. Making multilayered, high-performance structures and building envelopes function as they should requires a new way of thinking that has not yet become second nature in the industry.” John Straube, Ph.D., P.Eng.
These seminars will provide up-to-date building science information about
material selection and how to apply building science principles to construct resilient, durable, energy efficient and healthy buildings.
Construction professionals specify materials every day; your decisions affect the environment, our communities, and their health and safety. Harnessing the evolving body of knowledge about the impacts of materials on our communities is integral to improving the science and art of architecture and engineering. It is crucial to have transparent, accurate information about building materials in order to select the products that are right for your project.
LEARNING TRACKS COVERED:
- Applications for wood and concrete structural and enclosure systems
- State-of-the-art expertise on choosing the right material for the project
- Applying building science principles to construct resilient, durable, long-lasting, healthy and energy-efficient buildings
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
- Construction Professionals
- Building Envelope Consultants
DATE & LOCATION:
November 17, 2015 – Regina SK
Seminar time: 10:00am to 2:00pm. Lunch will be provided.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT:
Attendees will earn Professional Development Hours (PDH).
A certificate of completion will be provided after the seminar.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
John Straube, Ph.D, P.Eng, is a principal of Building Science Laboratories / Building Science Consulting Inc. and a professor of building science in the Civil Engineering Department and School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo. Energy-efficient, healthy, durable and sustainable building designs are a general goal of his research.
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