Our recent hire, Abbas Rangwala, was awarded the BC Building Envelope Council Education Foundation Award for excelling in the Masters in Building Science Program at BCIT, by BCBEC Treasurer Nichole Brackett
Farshid Bagheri, Ph.D., P.Eng., one of the newer additions to the BC Building Science team, has been working at BCBS for one year as a Mechanical and Energy Efficiency Engineer.
He’s involved in energy modelling and sustainability consultation for new construction projects, commissioning of building energy systems, energy audit and assessment of depreciation for existing mechanical systems, condition review of building mechanical systems and consultation on cost-effective upgrades to energy efficient types.
We're currently looking for enthusiastic and qualified individuals for the following roles:
- Maintenance + Planning Technologist
If you're interested in joining our tight-knit team, check out our careers page for more information on the positions and how to apply.
Congratulations to Farshid of BC Building Science! Farshid won a Pecha-Kucha Presentation Award at International Building Performance Simulation Association-BC for his presentation on "The Wonderful World of Energy Modelling".
Jessica Moloney, BA, has been BC Building Science’s Office Manager for the past year. Since starting with BCBS in 2015, Jessica has enjoyed supporting the BCBS team by facilitating project management, managing the office, planning company events, and providing marketing, promotion and human resources assistance.
When she’s not working, Jessica enjoys hiking, traveling, reading, and singing in a choir. Next month, she’ll be leaving BCBS to start a new adventure by traveling around Australia and New Zealand for a year.
Make sure not to miss this month's seminar "Building Retrofits", hosted by Associa BC. Keynote speaker is BCBS's very own Energy Efficiency Engineer Farshid Bagheri, PH.D., P.Eng. This seminar will discuss the emerging LED, smart switching markets and how that relates to Strata Corporations. It will also focus on best practices on cost-effective opportunities. To attend, please RSVP to Laszlo Antal at firstname.lastname@example.org
Come check out Associa BC's upcoming seminar on financing a major repair project! Keynote speaker Kelly McFayden of CWB Maxium Financial will be touching on subjects including strata loans and alternatives to special levies. BC Building Science is proud to be one of the event sponsors. To register, contact Laszlo Antal at Laszlo.email@example.com.
At the end of November, Andrew Creighton of BC Building Science became an honourary Centra Cares member when he joined a team of 14 to help build a classroom in the remote mountain village of Marbial, Haiti. Check out the Centra Cares blog to read Andrew's take on the trip.
BC Building Science is proud to announce that the Okanagan College Daycare became the first Passive Certified Institutional Building in Canada on Monday. Preliminary certification was awarded at the Passive House ‘Net Positive Symposium’ held in Vancouver.
One of the energy services provided by BC Building Science is air tightness testing as per the EN 13829 standard for passive house.
Mohammad Fakoor, PhD, CEA, EIT, one of BC Building Science's Certified Energy Advisors, recently authored a report on the air tightness tests performed at the passive house Okanagan daycare in Penticton. Passive House presented Dr. Fakoor's report at the NAPHN17 conference in Oakland, California.
BC Building Science got involved in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup last Friday by spending an afternoon picking up garbage at Sapperton Landing - a park near our office that runs along the Fraser River.
David Joyce, EIT, has been a Project Engineer at BC Building Science for the past two years, specializing in New Construction.
Before joining the BCBS team, David studied engineering physics at the University of British Columbia, worked for Kiewit on the Port Mann Highway 1 project, and co-founded ReDeTec – a 3D printing company.