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Energy Step Code amendment to BC Building Code effective immediately

April 11, 2017

Note below from Andrew Pape-Salmon, Executive Director, Building and Safety Standards Branch:   I am pleased to announce the introduction…

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Workshop: Fire Performance and Alternative Solutions for Wood Structures

February 24, 2017

  Presented by the Canadian Wood Council Two full days including practical learning and a field trip to view a…

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Survey: Cycling amenities in new construction projects

February 23, 2017

HUB Cycling and industry partners are conducting a research project on cycling amenities in new construction projects. We invite you…

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Learn about Passive House Design and Construction in Vancouver and Victoria

January 4, 2017

In August 2016 the BC Government announced its Climate Leadership Plan to achieve 2050 GHG emissions targets. The plan outlines…

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Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference: Nov. 3

October 17, 2016

Rethinking material inputs to scaling transformative business models Cross-cutting discussions on Innovation in the Marketplace Instigating a Repair and Reuse…

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Proposed 2017 Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Bylaw Changes

September 1, 2016

The Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw describes solid waste regulations as well as tipping fees for waste…

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BC’s Climate Leadership Plan

August 19, 2016

Read BC’s Climate Leadership Plan here. A full list of steps are outlined in the document. Here are a few…

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Registration is open for BC Housing’s Building Smart with Thermal Comfort Webinar Aug 25

August 12, 2016

Register today for Building Smart with Thermal Comfort, Solar Control and Passive Cooling webinar, Thursday, August 25, 2016. Residential building…

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Vancouver to eliminate new greenhouse gas building emissions by 2030

July 13, 2016

Vancouver city planners have unveiled a new strategy to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from new constructions by 2030. “The Zero Emissions New…

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UDI Response to Zero Emissions Building Plan

July 12, 2016

Today, the Zero Emissions Building Plan (ZEBP) is being presented to council. The ZEBP targets “to reduce emissions from new…

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Zero Emissions Building Plan Letter to Council

July 12, 2016

To read the full letter, click on the link below: Ltr G. Robertson July 11 2016 Zero Emissions Building Plan

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Project Delivery Models Course (Affinity Institute) – Sept 27

June 23, 2016

Project Delivery Models 2016  Chaired by: Doug Sanders, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP September 27th, 2016    SFU Segal Graduate School of…

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Featured Events

Women of UDI Networking Night

April 25 @ 5:00 pm

Spring is just around the corner, let's reconnect with colleagues and meet new faces in the industry with the Women...

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UDI Seminar: Looking Forward - Design, Architecture and New Step Code Building Requirements

May 11 @ 7:00 am

The Step Code Regulation was approved in mid-April.  This is the first step to building near zero projects in Vancouver and across...

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Golf Tournament #2 - May 31

May 31 @ 12:00 pm

Both tournaments have the same number of teams and follow the same format, so pick whichever date works best for...

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