April 2019

Building Condition Assessment Fundamentals: Level 2

Status: Advanced online registration is now closed. Please contact Jennifer Chan at [email protected] for inquiries. Thank you.
Date: Friday, April 5, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM–8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM–4:30 PM: Building Condition Assessment Fundamentals: Level 2
Location: Blue Horizon Hotel (Cypress Hollyburn Room), 1225 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 Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $419.00 + GST = $439.95 until Mar 22, 2019

Engineers and Geoscientists BC 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 March 22, 2019 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Jennifer Chan | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4861
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4861
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Email: [email protected]
Engineers are often engaged by owners to conduct assessments of buildings and structures. This Level 2 seminar will provide engineers with a good fundamental understanding of the steps required to conduct a building condition assessment, including methods of evaluating mould, moisture, and fire safety problems, and how to report their findings.

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, and 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.


  • Mould and moisture problems
  • Fire safety
  • Site elements
  • Reserve funds, facility condition assessments, and facility condition index
  • Written reports and presentation
  • 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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