West Canada

Sustainable Neighborhood Transformation

  • Posted on: 26 May 2017
  • By: Jesper Menting

Sustainable Neighborhood Transformations - retrofitting social housing. Combining experiences from Canada and the Netherlands: a win-win. During this workshop, our guests will showcase different approaches of sustainable neighborhood transformation projects. In an open discussion we would like to compare experiences in the Netherlands and Canada, with the ambition to get the best out of both worlds and join forces.

Student Design Ideas Competition

  • Posted on: 7 May 2017
  • By: Jesper Menting

Enter for a chance to contribute new ideas to the sustainable transformation of Toronto’s neighborhoods and win a $1,000 cash prize!

Canada Conference Radboud University Nijmegen

  • Posted on: 20 January 2017
  • By: Jesper Menting

On June 15 and 16, 2017, the Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, organises a two-day conference entitled “The World Needs More Canada”? Changes and Challenges in Contemporary Canadian Culture and Society"

Canada 150 Environmental Design Competition 2017

  • Posted on: 29 May 2016
  • By: Jesper Menting

Challenge your design students by entering the Canada 150 Environmental Design Competition 2017. College and university students from Canada and abroad are invited to create designs of Canadian local places, natural and built environments on the theme Proud, Strong and Free to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.

MEC Site Tour & Social

Please join the BC Chapter of IFMA for a site tour of the MEC Headquarters Building in Vancouver near VCC Clarke station and a social after (location TBD)

MEC Headquarters is a next-generation green building that encourages employee health, drives innovation and is designed to meet one of the world’s highest green standards, LEED Platinum (it can take up to a year to be certified).

Clean Power Producers: Building Communities & the Green Economy in B.C.

As British Columbia strives to maintain its status as a Climate Leader, its sustainable energy industry continues to grow. Finding niches across the province, B.C.’s clean energy industry has attracted an incredible $8.6 billion in investment.

The question is though, where is that money going? Who is really benefitting from the huge surge in renewable energy projects across B.C.?

Carbon Neutral Fuels from Atmospheric CO2

Energy Breakfast Meeting by Pacific Energy Innovation Association

This session will cover the technical basis for direct air capture of CO2, the operation of Carbon Engineering’s air capture demonstration plant in Squamish, B.C., and will discuss opportunities for commercialization and deployment of the technology.

CHBA National Conference

Canadian Home Builders’ Association National Conference is three days of dynamic business sessions, great social events, and valuable networking opportunities that will bring together members, Association leaders and industry allies from across Canada, to advance our industry and our Association.

New for 2016

Net Zero Energy (NZE) Builder Boot Camp

In this 1-day intensive Net Zero Energy (NZE) Builder Boot Camp, you’ll hear from experienced builders and Energy Advisors a variety of techniques for how to take a home to NZE performance. Lessons learned in past projects, and the next steps along the “road” to NZE will be highlighted. This unique event will dramatically reduce the learning curve of participanBts, as well as offer access to experts in four main areas: Design, Envelope, Mechanicals, and Renewable Energy.