British Columbia Building Envelope Council

Specification And Installation of Windows in New And Existing Buildings (Victoria)

A two-person panel will provide practical information on the specification and appropriate installation of windows for Part 9 residential and small commercial buildings, including new construction and window replacement in existing buildings. Fenestration Specialist Al Jaugelis of RDH Engineering will present information from a consultant’s perspective, including an overview of the soon-to-be-released Home Owner Protection Office guide Best Practices for Window and Door Replacement – Wood-Frame Buildings. Gordon Kyle of Euroline Windows will share a manufacturer’s perspective on best practices. The second part of the presentation will focus on specification of windows for BC Building Code compliance, including the North American Fenestration Standard (NAFS) included in the 2012 BCBC; and proposed 2013 energy standards – National Building Code s.9.36 (for residential) and the National Energy Code for Buildings / ASHRAE 90.1-2010 (for commercial). It takes place Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 12:00 noon – 2:45 p.m. at the Harbour Towers, 345 Quebec Street, Victoria. To register, visit

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Building Enclosure Practice Guidelines

This past October, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia issuedPractice Guidelines – Building Enclosure Engineering Services for use by APEGBC members and licensees. In this presentation, APEGBC’s Gilbert J. Larocque CD PEng LLB   will discuss the history and rationale that led to the publication of these guidelines, and provide an overview of their contents and use. The logic and details of the guidelines should be of interest to both practitioners and building code authorities. It takes place Thursday, March 21, 2013, 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. at the Italian Cultural Centre Society, 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver. Register online at Lunch will be provided.

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