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Building Smart with Changes to the BC Building Code

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


What’s New? Changes to the 2018 BC Building Code are coming and will be effective December 12, 2019. Join us to learn more. This workshop will cover new code requirements for:

  • Encapsulated mass timber construction
  • Secondary suites
  • Roof-top enclosures and occupancies
  • Recycling rooms
  • Carbon monoxide levels
  • BC Energy Step Code


Don Pedde is a Senior Codes Administrator with the Building and Safety Standards Branch. Don has 33 years of experience in the building industry including work as a Journeyman Carpenter, as an Architectural Technician, and as a Chief Building Official. He is a Minister’s Appointee to the Executive Committee of the Building Officials’ Association of BC.

Jun’ichi Jensen is a Team Lead of Codes and Standards with the Province of BC’s Building and Safety Standards Branch. Jun’ichi has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry. Since 2008, he has worked on a several significant code change projects, including those relevant to daycare facilities, windows, and six-storey wood framed building.

Location: Available online via a webinar, or in person at Brix Studio, 211 Columbia St #102, Vancouver, BC V6A 2R5

Note: Brix Studios is a renovated heritage building that has a wheelchair accessible entrance, a fully accessible washroom and an elevator with access to the studio filming space. Please let Brix staff know if you have any accessibility needs (1-800-601-2715).

CPD points: 1.5

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January 22
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm