May 2018

Building Condition Assessment Fundamentals: Level 1

Status: Advanced online registration is now closed. A limited number of registrations will be available at the door.
Date: Monday, May 28, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Building Condition Assessment Fundamentals: Level 1
Location: Hampton Inn and Suites By Hilton, 111 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Martin Gerskup, OAA, Architect AIBC, MRAIC
President, BEST Consultants Martin Gerskup Architect Inc. (Ontario) and BEST Consultants Building Science Engineering Inc. (British Columbia)
Credit: 7 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Member Price: $419.00 + GST = $439.95 until May 14, 2018

Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $519.00 + GST = $544.95

Non-Member Price: $519.00 + GST = $544.95

Student Member Price: $250.00 + GST = $262.50
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by May 14, 2018 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Shirley Chow | Professional Development Specialist
Direct: 604.412.4865
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4865
Fax: 604.639.8180
Email: [email protected]
Engineers are often engaged by owners to conduct assessments of buildings and structures. This Level 1 seminar will provide engineers with a good fundamental understanding of the steps required to conduct a building condition assessment, including methods of evaluating the building structure and envelope, as well as the HVAC and plumbing systems.

Target Audience

This seminar is designed for engineers, architects, or technologists working in the field of building science. It is specifically intended for professionals who must deal with the assessment of existing residential, commercial, or institutional structures, as well as the preparation of contingency plans based on those assessments.


This seminar has no prerequisites; however, a background in building science or investigative architecture or engineering is recommended.


  • Introduction
  • Methodology of Conducting a Building Condition Assessment
  • The Building Structure Assessment
  • The Building Envelope Assessment
  • HVAC and Plumbing
  • Case Studies


Martin Gerskup, OAA, Architect AIBC, MRAIC

President, BEST Consultants Martin Gerskup Architect Inc. (Ontario) and BEST Consultants Building Science Engineering Inc. (British Columbia)

Martin is a member of the Architectural Institute of British Columbia and the Ontario Association of Architects, and has taught as an Assistant Adjunct Professor and tutor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, and for the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Ryerson University.

Martin has 30 years of experience in the field of building condition assessments and reserve fund studies, and has worked on well over 1,000 buildings and structures.

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