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British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a platform for proponents of the building industry to discuss issues and exchange information on building envelope issues. BCBEC was registered under the Societies' Act in 1990.

BCBEC is composed of all segments of the industry including members of governments, consultants in the building envelope field, product manufacturer's, manufacturing associations, contractors, and educators.

BCBEC is comprised of approximately 350 members. The predominant mode of information sharing is by luncheon seminars held once per month. At the seminars, speakers deliver a visual presentation relating to their particular expertise.

Once a year BCBEC holds a full-day seminar, usually dealing with a wide range of topics.
BCBEC is an organization dedicated to information sharing; not marketing.
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BCBEC and BC HOUSING present
2017 Half-Day Workshop:
Building Smart with Safe and Durable Wall Assemblies

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
The Italian Cultural Centre Society

3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver, BC
7:00 am -  12:00 pm 

Building Smart with Safe and Durable Wall Assemblies Brochure

Presented by the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC) and BC Housing

This half-day workshop focuses on the thermal and moisture performance of highly insulated wall assemblies for new and retrofit buildings. Industry experts discuss the latest research with practical solutions for building durable assemblies. The use of low permeance materials, insulation strategies, drainage systems, ventilation gaps, cladding attachments and the selection of curtain-wall components to enhance thermal performance are addressed.

For more information on Sponsorthip Opportunities and Registration: Workshops



BCBEC is pleased to announce the launch of the Fall/Winter issue of "BCBEC ELEMENTS MAGAZINE."

Online Version of the magazine may be found here.

We would appreciate your feedback and comments regarding our new magazine:
Elements Magazine Feedback


If you are interested in becoming a BCBEC member:

Click on the following link to register online:


Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
BCBEC and BC HOUSING present 2017 Half-Day Workshop:
Building Smart with Safe and Durable Wall Assemblies
Vancouver, BC
7:00am - 12:00 pm

November 6 - 8th, 2017
BCBEC Presents CCBST 2017: 15th Canadian Conference On Building Science & Technology
Vancouver, BC
For More Information:
CCBST 2017 Website

Upcoming Luncheon Seminars:
Mark Your Calendars!



WorkSafeBC presents:
Hiding in Plain Sight homeowner asbestos awareness campaign
Asbestos can be found in more than 3,000 building materials manufactured before 1990. Because itís found in so many common building products, it can be a danger hiding in plain sight in many homes. And when itís disturbed, anyone working on the project could be at risk.

For More Information:

BCIT 2016-17
BCIT Graduate Certificate in Building Energy Modelling
Burnaby, BC

For More Information:
Building Science Education

Disclaimer: The policy of BCBEC is to discourage the use of its name in any activity where product
endorsement or certification of competence is implied or expressly stated.

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