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New BCIT Research Chair in Advanced Building Technology aims to transform the residential construction industry

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), in collaboration with BC Housing, is pleased to announce that Dr. Fitsum Tariku has been appointed Research Chair in Advanced Building Technology. This newly established Research Chair will focus on advancing education and research in housing, with particular emphasis on decarbonization of new and existing buildings, and development and integration of advanced building technologies.            Read full story.

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New publication from the BSCE team

Fitsum Tariku and Sara Hagos (2022).  Performance of green roof installed on highly insulated roof deck and the plants’ effect: An experimental study. Building and Environment, Volume 221.


New BCIT Building Energy Modelling program to help prepare industry for net-zero ready buildings by 2030

holographic image of buildings inside a computer circuit board

Building energy modelling has become an important part of the building design process, and qualified practitioners are needed to meet the demand. The new, part-time BCIT Building Energy Modelling Advanced Certificate program will help prepare industry for net-zero ready buildings by 2030. Graduates of this program are expected to be hired as building energy performance analysts, BEM managers or BEM specialists.
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