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Next Training Session, Friday, January 25th 2019, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM


The objective of this training program is to enable you and your crew to build successfully with Nudura ICF, Fastfoot, Fast-Tube and Helix Micro Rebar.

This four hour training session (plus one 30 min lunch break) is designed for builders and forming contractors and provides the knowledge and skills necessary to build proficiently with these sustainable products for the concrete forming industry. This course provides 4.0 points for Continuing Professional Development for those builders registered with BC Housing. Cost of the program is $100.00 including GST.

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Guest Speaker: Luke Dolan, Capital Home Energy

Luke Dolan is a CEA (Certified Energy Advisor) with Natural Resources Canada and a Certified Home Inspector. Luke also started the trade association for Energy Advisors – CACEA (Canadian Association of Consulting Energy Advisors). He is now acting Director of CACEA.

His extensive background as a CEA began in 2008 when he was trained by one of the industry’s leading building science and energy auditing firms: Building Insight Technologies. Since then, he has evaluated over 6,000 homes in the Vancouver Lower Mainland and Whistler Sea-to-Sky corridor.

Luke also performs third party New Construction Home Inspections for the Holmes Approved Holmes program for Mike Holmes Inspections and also teaches building science with CHBA. Luke has a passion for sustainable building, the environment, and a healthy active lifestyle. Luke has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, including 15 years in Whistler British Columbia.


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Joey Fearn
Joey Fearn, Training Manager, Vancouver ICF

Joey received his education from the University of British Columbia in 2006. He has been working with Vancouver ICF since that time and has been instrumental in the development of the Zont™ bracing system as well as the ICF Monopour System.

Joey produces all videos on the Vancouver ICF website and looks after on-site training of contractors for all of Vancouver ICF products.

Rick Fearn, President, Fab-Form Industries Ltd.
Rick Fearn

Rick is an inventor and entrepreneur with various inventions related to concrete forms.

He will discuss Helix and other Fab-Form products.

Stephen Gabbott, CAD Manager, Vancouver ICF
Stephen Gabbott

After graduating from the School of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, Stephen Gabbott qualified as an architect in the United Kingdom. He worked for architectural firms in St Albans and Central London, ending up as a partner in a Facilities Management CAD Bureau.

Emigrating to his wife's homeland of Canada in 1989, Stephen has had a variety of experience including material handling engineering with Earl's Industries, producers of widely used container spreaders; custom house design with a well known lower mainland designer, and 3D photo rendering.

At Vancouver ICF, Stephen is responsible for the computer aided drafting of all projects. This entails detailing the manufacturing drawings for ICF (insulated concrete form) components and creating the installation layouts for the building site. Stephen will explain ICFs and conformance to local bylaws.