The ACA is Pleased SAIT Seeks to Use Trade Definitions

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT Polytechnic) has asked for permission from the ACA to reproduce and distribute the Alberta Construction Trade Definitions 2015 document, found here.

Several dozen classroom copies will be printed to support SAIT students Construction Apprenticeship programs training. The purpose is to help instructors to better illustrate content and concepts, resulting in better prepared students to transition from school to the workplace.

The ACA is pleased to see SAIT adopting Trade Definitions in their course material and will continue to advocate for their use among all of our education partners and owners.

The Alberta Chapter of the Green Building Council Hosts Energy Code Awareness Sessions

Alberta Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council to host 1-2 hour awareness sessions for stakeholders in the commercial construction sector.   These information sessions will discuss the adoption of the National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB) in Alberta. The ACA is working with the Green Building Council to offer these workshops.

Speaking at the session will be Cam Munro, Innovative Construction Manager with Clark Builders and Justin Pockar, Energy & Environment Coordinator with the City of Calgary.

There will be three sessions held:

April 16 – Edmonton
April 24 – Calgary
April 29 – Online Webinar

To sign up for a session and for further information please click here.

CCA Annual Conference

The ACA was well represented at the annual conference for the Canadian Construction Association in San Antonio last week. The conference gathered associations and members of the construction industry from across the country.

Anibal Valente, Vice President for PCL, was appointed as chair for the CCA for this year.

For more on the conference click here.