Super-E® Training in Canada Builds the Competence in Design and Construction of High Performance Wood Frame Houses in Korea
The Advanced Technology Construction Training (ATCT) in its 14th year was held in Chilliwack, BC, Canada, from July 3 to 13, 2018 for 18 participants from Korea – 5 designers and architects, 10 builders and contractors, 1 building product distributor, 1 vocational training instructor for wood frame construction and 1 architecture student. 8 of them are engaged in multiple businesses listed above and house developer – enrolled this year’s program.
The 10-day training program consisted of lectures, construction of mock-ups for putting the theories learned into practice and visits to various types of wood frame building construction site and mass timber buildings during the days and a lot of networking among the participants over BC wines. And all of them have not only completed the course but also successfully passed the Super-E® Designate Qualification Test.
The Super-E® Training focuses on teaching the principles for designing and building high energy efficiency, improving indoor air quality and comfort, durability and environmental responsibility represented by the Super-E® Standards and Super-E® Net-Zero Standards and building science has been organized and delivered by joint efforts and expertise of the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), Super-E® Office/Energy Efficiency Exporters Alliance (EEEA) and Canada Wood since 2015.