Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
About the Presenter: Jeff Harris, Jensen Hughes
Jeff Harris is a licensed architect in the states
of Washington, Oregon, Colorado and Hawaii who provides forensic
analysis of design and construction defects related to property
damage and personal injury on behalf of attorneys, insurers and
property managers. He has particular expertise in building
enclosures, exterior wall coverings, windows, roofs, structures,
mechanical systems; water damage resulting from construction
defects; and injuries resulting from design, construction and
maintenance defects on floors, sidewalks, ramps and parking lots.
His forensic analyses include historic code research and
construction document review. Prior to joining CASE in 2003, Mr.
Harris had over 20 year of experience providing comprehensive
architectural design services for residential, commercial,
institutional, transportation, parking and health care facilities.
Mr. Harris' broad depth of knowledge
and experience allows him to employ various methods of
well-established forensic analyses in his investigations including
both intrusive and non-destructive testing methods. These include
infrared thermography, light metering, data logging of hygrothermal
measurements, measuring air movement within structures using a
micromanometer, ground penetrating radar, Excel Variable Incidence
Tribometry™ for measuring slip resistance of floors and other
walking surfaces. As an architect, Mr. Harris possesses a
comprehensive understanding of the interrelated components of
finishes, structure and building systems that architects routinely
coordinate during the design and construction and remediation of buildings.
About the Topic:
Hot New Trends in Building Cladding:
Code Requirements for Fire Rating Assemblies in Building Envelope
Will include (not necessarily in this order):
Code requirements in the U.S. &
Canada for combustible, non-compbustible, rated, and unrated assemblies
Case studies of fires in building
Types of materials and related
safety testing standards and reality.
Burning questions afterwards
Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC
Parking: Underground parking
Pre-registered BCBEC Members: $45.00
Pre-registered Non-Members: $55.00
All Walk-up's: $65.00*
*All walk-ups - cheques only
(no cash) and seating may be subject to availability and/or delay.
This luncheon seminar qualifies for
1.0 Core Learning Unit. To receive credit, enter
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