Northern Building Sciences Conference
August 29-30, 2018
Chateau Nova - Yellowknife, NT
The Northwest Territories Association of Architects welcomes special guest Alex McGowan, WSP Global Inc. (Victoria, BC), to present on variety of Building Sciences topics, including:
- Relationship between Moisture Content and Mechanical Properties of Gypsum Sheathing
- Psychrometries- wet-bulb, dry-bulb, dewpoint, and the difference between humidity and relative humidity
- Passive Ventilation
- The Building Enclosure and Its Impacts on Occupant Comfort
- Energy efficiency and the building enclosure
- Heat, Air, and Moisture Migration in Building Enclosures, and Air Leakage, Envelopes, and Blower-Door Tests
- Field Review in Rehabilitation of Moisture-Damaged Buildings
- Energy-Efficient Building Envelope Retrofits
- Computer simulation of window performance
- A Comparison of Calculated and Measured Indoor-Side Window Temperature Profiles, and How to get the window performance you want on site
- Glass, Glazing and Window Energy Performance
- Testing and Computer Simulation of Heat Loss Characteristics of Commercial Door Assemblies, Calculating R's and U's
- Whole-Building Energy Models, and Case Study: Computer-Assisted Design to Avoid Condensation
- Forensic Investigation using whole-building energy model
- Obviously Everything Changes: Learning from our Mistakes
This two-day event will also feature Matt Girling, Soprema (Calgary); Manuel Jorge, Energy Wall & Building Products Ltd. (Yellowknife); Tomaz Stich, Certified Passive House Designer (Invermere, BC); Joe Kronstal, Kronstal & Associates (Yellowknife); Drew Cameron, Solvest Inc. (Whitehorse); and William Gagnon, Ecology North (Yellowknife). Additional topics include:
- Passive Housing
- Hydroponic Greenhouses in the Yukon
- Self-Sustaining Communities / Clusterhouses
- The Smart Cities Challenge
Registration includes lunch and snacks.
Register before August 4 for the early bird fee of $90.
General registration fee is $150.
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