Building Science Centre of Excellence

BSCE provides an advanced research and educational support to the construction industry in the areas of material property measurements and characterizations; hygrothermal modeling and measurements of building envelope systems; and integrated analysis of whole-building performances. Read More...

Research Group

Our vision is to establish BCIT as a key provider of building science knowledge and master’s degree graduates through our advanced educational programs, leading edge applied research, technology development and knowledge transfer. Read More…

Services to Industry

What We Do

The Building Science Centre of Excellence (BSCE) delivers an advanced research and educational program in building science for the construction industry. The BSCE promotes an increased understanding of core fundamental physical principles of building operation so that these can be applied in the development of improved building technologies and more sustainable buildings. Read More…

Research

Research

BSCE develops a comprehensive building optimization and decision-making tool that integrates whole-building simulation, risk assessment and cost-benefit analysis, with the objective of designing a building that is energy efficient, durable, economical, environmentally friendly, and provides comfortable and healthy indoor air quality to occupants. Read More…

Facilities

Facilities

Our centre is equipped with advanced facilities and equipment that enable experiments under controlled environmental conditions, as well as experiments under real outdoor conditions. Our field monitoring equipment can also be deployed to evaluate the in-service conditions of buildings. Read More...

Education

Graduate Program

The Building Science Graduate Program was launched in 2011 in a response to industry demand for qualified practitioners in building science. It is the only program of its kind in Western Canada. Offering a unique curriculum combining applied learning with theoretical concepts, the Building Science Graduate Program offers three credentials. Read More…