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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

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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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New BCIT microcredential program addresses urgent need for heat pump installation in BC

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Trades students at BCIT to benefit from $5M in scholarship funding thanks to Beedie Luminaries’ BUILD program

Students pursing a career in skilled trades can apply for critical financial support thanks to a new trades scholarship program, BUILD, Beedie Luminaries has launched. Projected to support nearly 300...

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