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Human Health and Material Considerations in LEED v4

Thursday December 8th, 2016
11:30 am -1:30 pm

Sandman Hotel
180 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Presented by Marsha Gentile – Director of Sustainability, Ledcor Construction Limited

Designing for health is becoming an increasingly important part of what it means to be a green building as evidenced by the focus on human health in LEED v4.

Materials and Resources is the most heavily revised category in v4. Design professionals will have to relearn the requirements for credit compliance in order to implement the new strategies effectively.

This session will highlight the key changes and challenges of the Materials & Resources Building Product Disclosure and Optimization (BPDO) credits and Low-emitting Materials requirements.

Presenter Marsha Gentile will highlight lessons learned from real project work in relation to LEED v4.

This session will be of particular interest to Architects, Specification Writers and Construction Product Suppliers.

Participants will receive practical information to support the implementation of LEED v4 by:

  1. Understanding the new requirements of the Materials & Resources BPDO credits
  2. Identifying the additional requirements for Low-emitting Materials credit compliance
  3. Learning how to meet the new credits by using disclosure and transparency tools
    1. Product Category Rules
    2. Life Cycle Assessments
    3. Environmental Product Declarations
    4. Health Product Declarations

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Events Schedule

2016-2017 Program

  • September 8 - Negotiation: The Art of the Deal
  • October 13 - The Brock Commons Student Residence at UBC: The Tallest Wood Building in The World
  • November 22 Fiesta Party / Trade Show
  • December 8 - LEED v4
  • January 12 - Glass - General Properties and Anomolies
  • February 9 - Legal Hot Topic
  • March 9 - Material Compliance Forms
  • April 13 - Leveling the Finish - The Cost of Concrete Floor Quality
  • May 11 - Building Tour
  • May 24-28National Conference in Kelowna - Setting the Standard

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Conference 2017

"Setting the Standard" are not just words but the philosophy of the host of CSC Conference 2017 in Kelowna, BC. The CSC Vancouver Chapter Conference Committee promises a Technical Program that will have something for everyone, from the seasoned veterans to the young professionals of the construction industry. There will be plenty of opportunities to network, learn about new products and service and to connect with conference sponsors.

Kelowna boast all the amenities of a major city: find dining, unique shops vibrant culture yet orchards, vineyards and championship golf courses thrice within a short drive of the downtown core. Spectacular vistas await those ready to explore.

Have a part in "Setting the Standard" and make your plans to join us Kelowna, BC.

Education in Vancouver

Principles of Construction Documentation

Starting October 3, 2016
7:00pm-10:00pm, Monday Nights

Vancouver Regional Construction Association
Main Board Room
3636 E. 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC

The PCD course is an introductory course that will enable the student to have a better understanding of construction documentation (specifications, drawings and schedules), products, bidding procedures and contracts. It is also prerequisite to all the other CSC education courses.

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For more information, contact Glenn Chatten at