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Engology: Resources On Types Of Engineers & Designations
Engology, a professional engineering resource site, explains what it calls Career Fraudsters, and clarifies different types of engineers and the degrees & designations they may have.

NSPE: Glossary of Engineering Terms
National Society of Professional Engineers provides an overview of the various types of engineering disciplines.
Education & Training

ASTTBC: Education & Careers In Technology
Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC provides links to information and resources on education, careers, and jobs in the technology sector.

TAC: Canadian Accreditation For Engineering Technology & Applied Science Profession
Technology Accreditation Canada provides information and resources for an accreditation model for the engineering technology and applied science profession.
Industry Information

AIBC: Policies & Approaches Of Architecture & Engineering Professions
Architectural Institute of British Columbia and Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia memorandum sets out, for architects, engineers, clients, authorities having jurisdiction, and public, a number of key approaches and attitudes adopted as official policy by governing Councils of both professions. (PDF)
Industry Sectors

APEG BC: Association Of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists Of BC
Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia is the business name of the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC which is the provincial regulatory body for the professions of engineering and geoscience, and offers member information, jobs & career resources, enforcement & discipline, professional development, student resources, library, and links to more information.

ASTTBC: Applied Science Technologists & Technicians Of BC
Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC offers information on the organization & members, certification, publications, events, jobs & careers, and more.

CEP: Chartered Engineers Pacific
Chartered Engineers Pacific (CEP), formerly Western Canada Group of Chartered Engineers represents BC, Yukon, Washington State, and Alaska.members of UK engineering Institutions of Civil, Mechanical & Electrical Engineers, Institutions of Structural & Chemical Engineers, and Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.

SEABC: Structural Engineers Association Of BC
Structural Engineers Association Of BC is the BC association for structural engineering firms which provide consulting services for residential, commercial, institutional and light industrial buildings. They offer information on the organization, calendar of events, special committees and technical bulletins.

SPEATBC: Society of Punjabi Engineers & Technologists of BC
Society of Punjabi Engineers And Technologists of British Columbia is a non-profit organization of engineers and technologists from different disciplines from both Canada and the Indian subcontinent. SPEATBC represents all disciplines including electrical, computer, civil, mechanical, chemical, environmental, metallurgical engineers and all applied science technologists and technicians.
Information Sources

SEABC: Technical Papers On Structural Engineering Topics
Structural Engineers Association of British Columbia offers free access to technical papers and articles on various structural engineering topics.
Issues & Performance

ACEC: Sustainable Development For Canadian Consulting Engineers
Association of Consulting Engineering Companies report Sustainable Development for Canadian Consulting Engineers guides consulting engineers and owners in creating sustainable projects. (PDF)

AIBC: Guidelines On Intellectual Property
Architectural Institute of BC, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC, and Consulting Engineers of BC developed Guidelines on Intellectual Property. It is a resource to consultants in the area of intellectual property and can be used in developing project agreements with clients. (PDF)

APEG BC: Mechanical Engineering Services for Building Projects
APEG BC online guidelines Mechanical Engineering Services for Building Projects apply to the practice of Mechanical Engineering for buildings governed by Part 3 and related Part 4 of the British Columbia Building Code and the City of Vancouver Building By-law. (PDF)

APEGBC: Climate Change Survey Findings from Engineers
Engineers and Geoscientists BC 2017 Climate Change Survey gathered information on how they can support registrants to consider the impact of their work on the climate, and the impact of climate on their professional activities. (PDF)

APEGBC: Guidelines For Quality Management Requirements
APEG BC provides six quality management guidelines that will apply to all members and licensees providing engineering or geoscience products or services in BC in any sector.

APEGBC: Sustainability Guidelines For Members
APEGBC new Sustainability Guidelines provide a framework, founded on the principle of holding paramount the public's interest, which will guide APEGBC members in their professional practice. The primary obligation of the guidelines is that members must discuss with their clients or employers the opportunity to incorporate sustainability into the project or work. (PDF)

EC: Canadian Engineers National Guideline On Environment & Sustainability
Engineers Canada online National Guideline on Environment and Sustainability was created to provide guidance and encourage professional engineers to be proactive in environmental stewardship and in following the principles of sustainability. It summarizes how professional engineers should strive to influence the practice of engineering in an environmentally responsible direction. (PDF)

EGBC: BC Introduces Professional Governance Legislation
Engineers & Geoscientists BC says the BC Government has tabled new legislation that will impact how the professions of engineering and geoscience are regulated. If approved, the Professional Governance Act would restructure government oversight of the five professional regulators for engineering and geoscience, forestry, agrology, applied biology, and applied science technology under a new Office of the Superintendent of Professional Governance.

ICE: Presentations From Civil Engineers Conference On Sustainability
Institute of Civil Engineers offers free access to presentations on sustainability made at their 2010 conference, Engineers @ the Heart of Society: Collaborating + Innovating for Our Common Future.

ACEC BC: Consulting Engineers Fee Guidelines
Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of BC provides a guideline of standard hourly rates for engineers and technicians/technologists providing consulting services in British Columbia. (PDF)

AIBC: Practice Guidelines For Building Envelope Services
Architectural Institute of BC and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC bulletin covers their understandings and agreements concerning terminology; respective roles; scope & application of Enhanced Building Envelope Services; and Joint Building Envelope Practice Points of Principle. (PDF)

APEG BC: Budget Guidelines For BC Consulting Engineering Services
Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC provides a guide for establishing fee budgets for traditional engineering projects in British Columbia (PDF)

APEG BC: Guidelines For Structural Engineering Services For Part 9 Buildings In BC
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC provides guidelines for professional structural engineering services for Part 9 buildings in BC. (PDF)

APEG BC: Professional Practice Guidelines For Engineers
Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC offer detailed practice guidelines for engineering disciplines in electrical, geotechnical, mechanical, structural, building envelope, sustainability, and other specialty services.

APEG BC: Structural Design Issues For Housing & Small Buildings In BC
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC outlines structural design issues for housing and small buildings in BC as information for local authorities, homeowners and developers. (PDF)

APEGBC: Professional Practice Guidelines For Building Enclosure Engineering Services
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC online Professional Practice Guidelines For Building Enclosure Engineering Services set out the standards of practice that a building enclosure engineer (BEE) must generally follow and meet when providing building enclosure engineering services for building projects. (PDF)

ASHRAE: Purchasable Cold-Climate Buildings Design Guide
ASHRAE sells the Cold-Climate Buildings Design Guide that covers cold-climate considerations in HVAC calculations and system design, sustainability, controls, building design, and commissioning from this distinctive climatic perspective. $90 USD

Building Science: Applied Computer Modeling For Building Engineering
Building Science online slide show presentation on Applied Computer Modeling For Building Engineering covers why to model, heat flow, heat & moisture, fire, energy, and lighting. (PDF)

US HUD: Online Guide To Residential Structural Design
US Department of Housing & Urban Development department offers online guide that addresses deficiencies and inefficiencies in housing construction practices and structural engineering concepts, using a practical design approach.

US HUD: Residential Structural Design Guide
US HUD online Residential Structural Design Guide, A State-of-the-Art Engineering Resource for Light-Frame Homes, Apartments, and Townhouses, helps to document and improve the structural engineering issues related to housing design and performance. It complements current design practices and building code requirements with technical information and guidance. (PDF)
Product Supply

ACE-BC: Qualification Based Selection Of Engineering Services
Association of Consulting Engineering of BC online Qualification Based Selection helps municipalities and other owners implement effective procurement practices for design services.

APEG BC: Engineer Compensation & Benefits
Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC provides information on professional compensation and benefits, including median base salary values by responsibility point range, and compares this with previous years figures.

APEGBC: Find Engineers Or Geoscientists For Various Projects
Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists online search includes APEGBC Members, Limited Licensees and Scopes of Practice, Discrete Scope Projects Directory, Organizational Quality Management, Professionals for Sewerage System Regulation, and Seismic Retrofit Engineering Firms.
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