First Super E training in Canada become viable with joint effort among UFV, Super E office and Canada Wood
11th annual ATCT has been drastically changed from previous years’ programs to focus on the transfer of principles and techniques for design and construction of high performance homes based on experiences gained from R-2000 in Canada and Super E program overseas.
Super E Office, University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and Canada Wood have worked together for planning of the training program over several months and 2 week long Canadian Efficiency Standards in Wood Frame Residential Construction have been finalized and will be delivered in Canada in coming July.
The training, consists of classroom lectures, practical training and testing, and will be delivered by 3 leading Canadian experts on advanced WF housing principals and techniques and by the Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies at the UFV during 2 weeks from July 15 to 30 at UFV’s Chilliwack Campus in BC, for 20 leading architects, builders and material distributors.
Dr. Mark Evered, the President and Vice-Chancellor of UFV visited Korea and signed an MOU with Tai Jeong, Country Director of Canada Wood Korea on May 29th at the Canadian Embassy in Seoul for a new partnership to enhance and further collaboration in developing and delivering training programs for Korean students, architects, engineers and builders.