March 2020

What’s New? Changes to the BC Building Code 2018

Status: This webinar is currently full. The video recording of the webinar will be made available soon. Please contact Jennifer Chan at [email protected] for inquiries.
Date: Monday, March 2, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM–2:30 PM
Location: Webinar
Presenter: Jun’ichi Jensen
Team Lead, Codes and Standards
Building and Safety Standards Branch, Government of British Columbia

Don Pedde
Senior Codes Administrator
Building and Safety Standards Branch, Government of British Columbia
Credit: 1.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
1.5 Core AIBC Learning Units
Cost: Free
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by February 28, 2020 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
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This webinar will introduce changes effective December 12, 2019 to requirements for:
  • Encapsulated Mass Timber Construction
  • BC Energy Step Code
  • Roof-top Enclosures and Occupancies
  • Garbage and Recycling Rooms
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Secondary Suites

This webinar is jointly hosted by Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia and the Architectural Institute of British Columbia.


Jun’ichi Jensen

Team Lead, Codes and Standards, Building and Safety Standards Branch, Government of British Columbia

Jun’ichi started his career in the construction industry over 25 years ago. Before joining the branch, Jun’ichi worked as a carpenter and project manager. Since joining the branch in 2008, Jun’ichi has worked on a several significant code change projects, such as daycare facilities, windows, and 6-storey wood, and the development and adoption of the 2012 and 2018 BC Codes. Jun’ichi also participates in the development of model National Codes and the adoption of regulations under the BC Safety Standards Act.

Don Pedde

Senior Codes Administrator, Building and Safety Standards Branch, Government of British Columbia

Don has 33 years of experience in the building industry including work as a Journeyman Carpenter, as an Architectural Technician, and as a Chief Building Official. He is a Minister’s Appointee to the Executive Committee of the Building Officials’ Association of BC.

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