Andrew Creighton speaking about the Park Lane project. He breaks down the transformation Park Lane residents are experiencing.
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.
Public art by Canadian artist Elizabeth McIntosh featured on one of our recently completed New Construction projects, The Charleson.
Definitely adding a splash of color to Vancouver skyline!
After 12.5 years, our longest co-worker, Jordana Collison, is taking some time off to build a family with Chad Cranswick. We congratulate them both, and wish them the best with training our new youngest employee.
Here's a look at one of BCBS's past building envelope renovation projects from 2012. 6 years after completion, Maplewood Place continues to look fantastic! This comprehensive renovation included new rainscreen fibre-cement and thin-brick cladding systems, double-glazed vinyl framed windows and doors, urethane balcony membranes, aluminum guardrails and canopies with glass infill, new roof overhangs, and much more. Oh, and not to mention, a full replacement of the parking garage waterproofing membrane and landscaping components in 2010!
Sade Akinbami, EIT, has been a part of the BC Building Science team for nearly a year working as a project engineer, specializing in our renovation projects. She has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a career background in Building Science.
During her time at BCBS, Sade has worked on many renovation projects. Her favorite was working on the re-cladding of a heritage building, while also taking into consideration heritage conservation parameters at every stage of the project (i.e. from assessment to preliminary design and into / during construction).
BCBS has taken part in the 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Clean Energy (ICCE 2018) at Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
Our research paper was presented by Dr. Farshid Bagheri in the conference, and published by the International Academy of Energy, Minerals & Materials in the proceeding of ICCE 2018. Access to our paper at: Bagheri - ICCE 2018 Proceedings
Our research paper studied energy use indicators of Canada’s First Non-Residential Passive House with Daycare Usage.
BC Building Science was a sponsor of the Centra Cares 21st annual Golf Tournament. After nearly a decade of participation in the tournament, it is safe to say that BCBS Cares too.
We have T-Shirts now! Check out the new BC Building Science merchandise. Look out for the moisture patrol, and don’t hesitate to ask us about your vapour diffusion problems, we are professional moisture managers!
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