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Cannabis Factories - Risks & Mitigation

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Start date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 12:00
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Fire & Smoke Dampers

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2018 BCBC’s new requirement for smoke dampers have caused some confusion for the construction industry. Why were these requirements added? How are the fire detectors connected? What are some options for smoke dampers? Fire Protections Engineers have a critical role in how fire & smoke dampers are used. These are some of the topics to be discussed.

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Start date: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 12:00
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Fire and the Spaces Between: An examination of the Grenfell Tower Fire

Please join us for a hybrid online and in person presentation on "Fire and the Spaces Between: An examination of the Grenfell Tower Fire, and the implications to high-rise construction in relation to the British Columbia Building Code"

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BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3H6

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Start date: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 12:00
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Hydraulics of Fire Protection

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A fundamental knowledge of hydraulics is indispensable to the fire protection engineer. It facilitates an understanding of municipal water supplies as well as private water supplies- such as gravity tanks, fire pumps etc.- leading to a projection of available flow and pressure at certain points in the distribution system.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 12:00
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De-risk the Shore - North Shore Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) - Current Approach

Please join us for a presentation on the current municipal approach to protect our extensive forestry areas and address wild fire risks across the north shore (West Vancouver and North Vancouver).

Bruce Blackwell will present his firms approach to protect the shore which has been locally enacted by municipalities


1    Current status / Risk Levels - projection of risk levels based on current approach / consideration for improvement to approach

Start date: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 12:00
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