The Alberta Construction Association is looking for assistance with developing and updating trade definitions, and aligning them with resources like MasterFormat and UniFormat. CSC past-president Keith Robinson, FCSC, FCSI, RSW, LEED AP, is the CSC Edmonton Chapter representative providing support for the initiative.
On Thursday, November 23, the Edmonton Chapter is hosting a networking night at Metro Billiards from 5:30 to 8 p.m. MST. The Chapter is also organizing a breakfast meeting on December 14. Nick Trovato (Read Jones Christoffersen) will present on “Building Envelopes: What could possibly go wrong?”
Earlier this fall, an expanded trades and technologies centre opened at Lethbridge College. The 15,793-m2 (170,000-sf) facility is one of the largest buildings in the southern Alberta city. One of the priorities was to create an informal study and gathering space to encourage student encounter and the opportunity to continue learning outside the classroom or in a workshop setting.
On Tuesday, November 14, the Calgary Chapter of CSC is organizing a dinner meeting on the latest version (v4) of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. Lindsey Dru, BID, LEED AP (Herman Miller), will provide an overview of the rating system by using the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC’s) Vancouver office project as an example.
The Alberta government has announced it will add another $1.9 million of funding to the Alberta Indigenous Construction Career Centres located at Edmonton’s NorQuest College and Calgary’s Bow Valley College.