After a previous engineering firm recommended significant and costly renewal strategies, BC Building Science was engaged to provide a second opinion. Following our assessment, a practical and more cost-effective approach
The Joseph & Rosalie Segal Family Health Centre is a new, eight-storey facility located on the Vancouver General Hospital grounds, and is the largest facility of its kind in BC. The building was designed to meet LEED Gold green building certification standards.
Brooks Young, Dipl. T., CPHC has been working at BC Building Science for 3 ½ years. He started in construction as a carpenter apprentice with a larger general contractor and trained to become red seal certified in 2010. After a few years as a foremen and superintendent, Brooks returned to school to understand building science. He received a Diploma of Building Technology, with distinction, from BCIT in 2015 as well as becoming a Trained Passive House Consultant in the same year.
An example of our services, we conducted a rain wand test to confirm repair of the curtain wall repairs and a leak investigation on water ingress into the building at College Place. We flood tested the roof assembly and did a rain wand test on the envelope extrusions and the curtain walls.
Jordana Collison, PMP, AScT has been with BC Building Science since 2006. She has a Certificate of Technical Studies, Architectural Drafting and Design from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 2002; a Diploma of Building Technology (Building Science Option) from BCIT, 2004; and a Certificate in Project Management, University of British Columbia, 2013.
I am writing to express my complete satisfaction and appreciation with the work Steve has done for us on our roofing program this year. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Steve… more
-Church Board Representative, Ladner
We have worked with BC Building Science since 2002 on several projects. We have found their engineers and technicians to always be available and helpful with very fast turn around… more
-Kamran Tafreshi, Kamcon Construction
I am on Strata Council of our building which is nearing completion of a complete outer renovation and upgrade. We chose BCBS for our Consulting Engineers and were assigned Jordana… more
-Michael Podolsky, Strata NW2444
BCBS provided the utmost conscientious service when dealing with my condo leak. This translated into the start of the end to my two-year ordeal. Thanks guys!
-Vanessa Bogaert, Condo Owner
Our Strata’s experience with BCBS in managing our deck replacements has been outstanding in all aspects. All of the staff have been very professional, kind,conscientious,thorough and very easy to work… more
-Arlene Vanderhoeven, Strata Council Representative
Knowledgeable, organized, helpful and friendly personnel. We’re very happy with how our building renovation turned out, would definitely recommend this company to oversee building envelope projects.
-Eric Fergusson, VR50 Council President
All phases of the project were professionally handled and well presented, from the initial presentations through progress reporting and the closing documentation. The maintenance manual provided gives excellent direction and… more
In addition to their professionalism, we really appreciated their expertise in this area. They prepared all of the required details and specifications for a contractor bid to occur and helped… more
Overall the project went smoothly and completed on schedule. We are very pleased with the outcome of the project as well as the professional services rendered by BCBS, and would… more
BC Building Science provided excellent service for our strata, from the initial meeting with Andrew Creighton and Jordana Collison to discuss their proposal for services, to the final wrap party… more
I was impressed with the level of communication provided by BCBS during the project, and appreciated the fine efforts and commitment of our Project Manager, Andrew Creighton. I would be… more
I found the entire consulting team at BCBS to be very professional and courteous, and would not hesitate to refer them to others. The building renovation has added a great… more
Regular updates and minutes of site visits and meetings were provided and were thorough in order to keep the council as up to date as possible. Status updates were also… more
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