Seminar Series

Upcoming SBSP Seminar: October 18, 12:30 pm Speaker will be Eric Catania – Building Energy Analyst with RDH Building Science Inc.

How Great Enclosures Enable Great HVAC Design Speaker:  Eric Catania, M..Eng, BEMP Energy and Sustainability Analyst, RDH Building Science Inc. Tuesday, October 18th, 2016, 12:30 – 1:30 PM Policy Labs, CIRS Building, 2260 West Mall Pizza will be served at 12:15   ABSTRACT: There is an increasing demand for high performance buildings in today’s market. […]

The WELL Building Standard: A new system for healthier buildings

Speaker: Helen Brennek, M. Eng, EIT, LEED AP, WSP Canada
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS Building, 2260 West Mall
Date and Time: 1-2 PM, Friday, May 13th

Environmental Psychology: Meaning, Measurement, and Mergers

Speaker: Dr. Linday J.McCunn, PhD, Assistant Professor in Psychology, University of Washington, Tacoma
Location: SPPH 491
Date and Time: 1-2 PM, Wednesday, April 13th

Considerations to Arrive at a Successful Natural Ventilation Concept

Speaker: Dr. Andrea Frisque, P.Eng, LEED AP, Senior Building Performance Engineer, Stantec
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date and Time: 1-2 PM, Thursday, February 4th

GreenCare: Transforming Health Care for a Thriving Environment

Speaker: Glen A. Garrick, MBA, LEED AP O+M, Sustainability Manager, Lower Mainland Healthcare Organizations
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date and Time: 12-1 PM, Wednesday, January 13

Thermal Comfort Models and Standards to Support Building Environmental Design Limitations and Research Challenges and Opportunities

Speaker: Rodrigo Mora, PhD, P.Eng.,LEED AP, Building Science Department, British Columbia Institute of Technology
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: Wednesday, November 25th 2-3 PM

Housing Life Cycle Sustainability and Health: from global to near field impacts

Speaker: Oliver Jolliet, PhD, Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: Wednesday, October 7th 1-2PM

Objective and Subjective Indoor-Environmental Quality in Health Authority Office Facilities

Speakers: Murray Hodgson, Ph.D. CEng FASA, Prof. of Acoustics, Director, Acoustics & Noise Research Group, Director, NSERC CREATE SBSP, SPPH and MECH
Karen Bartlett, Prof. SPPH, Graduate Program Director for MSc OEH
Location: BC Hydro Theatre, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: April 30th, 2015. 1-2 PM

Evaluating Building Performance and Test Measures in Sustainable Buildings

Speakers: Anne-Mareike Chu ( B.Sc., M.Sc. Candidate, RMES, UBC, SBSP Trainee), Ghazal Ebrahimi (Ph.D. Candidate, M.Sc., B.Arch., RMES, UBC, SBSP Trainee), Murray Hodgson (Ph.D. CEng FASA, Prof. of Acoustics, Director, Acoustics & Noise Research Group, Director, NSERC CREATE SBSP, SPPH and MECH), Karen Bartlett ( Prof. SPPH, Graduate Program Director for MSc OEH)
Location: BC Hydro Theatre, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015. 1-2 PM

An Innovative Daylighting System Incorporating Active Light Collection

Speaker: Sepideh Khosravi, PhD, Department of Physics and Astronomy SBSP (Sustainable Building Science Program) Trainee, The University of British Columbia
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: Thursday, February 12th, 1-2PM

VanAir Design: A Product Development and Commercialization Overview

Speaker: James Higgins, BASc, Mechanical Engineering, SBSP (Sustainable Building Science Program) Trainee, The University of British Columbia
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: December 11th, 2014 1-2 PM