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Building Condition Assessment

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After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Follow the visual inspection methods used by specialists
  • Use the latest destructive and non-destructive investigation techniques when conducting a building condition survey
  • Select destructive and non-destructive testing techniques based on their strengths and limitations, and suitability to your concrete, steel, timber and masonry structures
  • Interpret building system results
  • Assess the useful life of the building systems and the whole building

Description:
As buildings age, those responsible for them must get involved with condition surveys. These individuals have to evaluate materials, conduct destructive or non-destructive tests, evaluate results and decide on the necessary actions for structural rehabilitation. This seminar explains the step-by-step procedures for conducting a condition survey of concrete, steel, timber and masonry structures, HVAC, mould, plumbing, electrical and fire safety systems.

The strengths and limitations of destructive and non-destructive techniques, along with their suitability for a variety of situations, are discussed.

Course Outline:

  • Assessing Building Conditions
  • Structural Condition of Wood, Steel & Concrete
  • Masonry Structures
  • Foundations
  • Building Envelope: Testing & Monitoring
  • Roofing, Doors & Windows
  • Mould
  • Site Elements & Life Expectancy
  • Fire Safety
  • HVAC Components & Plumbing Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Workshops
  • Facility Condition Index
  • Review Building Condition Assessment Reports & Case Studies

Who Should Attend:
Structural Engineers • Project Engineers & Managers • Consulting Engineers • Designers • Facility Supervisors & Managers • Building Services Managers • Technicians & Technologists • Capital Asset Personnel • Inspection Personnel • Architects

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SCHEDULED OFFERINGS

This course is currently scheduled at the following locations. Click the city name to learn even more details about this course.

Calgary, AB
on 5/6/2019

Ottawa, ON
on 8/12/2019

Regina, SK
on 8/19/2019

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COURSE CREDIT

Almost all of EPIC's seminars and webinars offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

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