About Us

Advanced building science research and graduate education

The BSCE was created within the School of Construction and the Environment in 2005. 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.


  • Delivering an advanced educational program in building science to train highly qualified personnel for the construction industry.
  • Conducting leading edge applied research and establishing best practices for the industry in building science and building engineering.
  • Providing the industry with a third-party proof-of-concept to foster the development and application of innovative technologies.
  • Maximizing the translation of research outcomes into tangible benefits in sustainable building design and construction.
  • Fostering multidisciplinary collaboration for the advancement of building technologies