login-icon Login

Innovation Conference 2017

The Innovation Conference is a full day and complimentary event for building professionals. The conference will be held at our head office and manufacturing plant in Langley, BC. Join us for the opportunity to gather insights and knowledge from industry experts who design and build high-performance single family and multi-family projects.

The first half of the day will feature educational seminars (see below) and the afternoon will consist of an Oktoberfest open house. You’re welcome to join us for the educational seminars, Oktoberfest open house or both! RSVP required.

Innovation Conference Program

The Innovation Conference is eligible for 4 Core Learning Units (LU) with the AIBC and/or 4 Informal CPD Points with BC Housing . Click the seminar title for the seminar descriptions and speaker biographies. Conference speakers may change without notice.

8-9:30 am
Designing & Constructing an Airtight Building
Brian Lenz, Quality Assurance Manager, Walsh Construction
James Higgins, Building Science Technologist, RDH Building Science

10-10:30 am
Q&A: King Edward Villa – Design & Build of Net-Zero and LEED Platinum Mid-Rise Project in Vancouver
Paul Warwick, Senior Project Manager, Performance Construction

11-12 pm
Getting the Most from Solar: How to Design & Build for Solar Power
Scott Fleenor, Director & Founder, Terratek Energy Solutions

Lunch Break

1-2 pm
Walls, Walls and More Walls – Impacts of New Energy Codes on Typicall Wall Construction
Graham Finch, Principal & Building Science Research Specialist, RDH Building Science

2:30-3 pm
Q&A: Deep Energy Retrofit of a Single Family Home in Victoria
Terry Bergen, Managing Principal, Read Jones Christoffersen (RJC)

3 – 7 pm
Plant Tours,  Open House & Oktoberfest 


Innovation Conference Logo