RAIC Education Opportunities

The following courses will be offered in Edmonton and Calgary this month.

SDCB 325: Integrating Sustainability: Selecting and Designing for Low-Energy Comfort Systems (or getting mechanical engineers back to designing, rather than simply sizing, building systems)

Edmonton: October 20, 2009

Calgary: October 21, 2009


This full-day course will include a brief overview of the principles and theory behind the movement of fluids and air and a review of HVAC systems. The course will then focus on how to achieve human comfort in buildings using natural ventilation and energy-efficient mechanical systems. Several case studies and a group exercise will be provided.

Concrete Thinking

Calgary: October 28, 2009

Edmonton: October 29, 2009


To be really sustainable, communities have to be a delight to live and work in. Concrete can be used to produce beautiful, sustainable buildings that can be the foundation for many types of projects.

For more information on these course offerings visit: http://members.raic.org/courses.php?language=1