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SciLit Week: 2023 - Energy

A week long celebration of science at BCIT Library.

Free Lunchtime Events


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Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay

(Em)powering efficiency: the link between building envelopes and energy demand

Discover the crucial connection between building envelopes and Canada's energy demand in this lecture hosted by BCIT's Zero Energy/Emissions Buildings Learning Centre (ZEBLC). Derek Fiddler will explore the substantial energy consumption attributed to heating and cooling homes and how the ZEBLC is helping to reshape the construction industry for a more energy-efficient future.

To learn more about the ZEBLC visit

Wednesday, September 20th, 11:30 - 12:30 

The BCIT High Performance Building Lab (NW3)

Registration required.

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Fueling Change - EV Charging Stations and Accessibility

E is for energy, education and engineering design.

This presentation will include interactive demonstrations of BCIT’s OASIS EV chargers, EVs and assistive mobility devices, as well as opportunities for on-site discussion and Q&A with experts in EV charging technologies, accessible EV charging and inclusive engineering design of EV charging stations.

Thursday, September 21,  12:30 - 1:30

Summit Centre and the Oasis Charging Stations

Registration required.

Joey DabellPresenter: Joey Dabell, Project Leader with BCIT's Applied Research, will be joined by EV charger accessibility and technology experts from BCIT and the community.

To learn more about EV Accessibility and Awareness visit



Test your energy knowledge for a chance to win one of these two great prizes supplied by Applied Research, or a daily prize provided by the Library.

Winners will be randomly drawn from all entrants.

One prize winner every day and grand prize draw at the end of the week.

Open to BCIT students, staff and faculty only.

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Books and DVDs at the Library

Electric Vehicles

Home Efficiency