Cladding and the Manitoba Building Code - with Geoff Mikolayenko & Dr. John Frye

  • March 26, 2020
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Red River College – 160 Princess St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1K9
  • 3


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Presentation Overview:

Cladding and the Manitoba Building Code

Overview of the factors that govern cladding requirements in the Manitoba Building Code. How Spatial Separation, Building Height and Non-Combustible Construction and related standards address fire spread from building to building and on the exterior of a building. Case studies past and present involving cladding fires.

Speaker Bio's:

Geoff Mikolayenko 

Administrator of Commercial Inspections, City of Winnipeg

Geoff Mikolayenko, Eng. L., C.E.T. is currently the City of Winnipeg’s Administrator of Commercial Inspections. He is a Certified Engineering Technologist and graduated in 1993 with a Diploma in Structural Engineering Technology from Red River College. In 2018 he achieved his Specified Scope of Practice Licence from Engineering Geoscientists of Manitoba as a licensed practitioner. He has 26 years of experience within the industry.

Starting as a roof truss designer in 1994, he joined the City of Winnipeg organization in 2000 as the Residential Building Plan Examiner. In 2004 he moved to the Commerical Plan Examination Branch where he held several postions, including Senior Building Plan Examiner and was the acting Commercial Plan Examination Administrator between 2013 and 2015. 

In the summer of 2018 Geoff took on his present role as Commercial Inspections Administrator. He is responsible for the overall direction and leadership of the Commercial Building Inspection services, encompassing construction methods, bylaw compliance, and correction of dangerous conditions involving electrical, mechanical, plumbing, building, fire and life safety systems.

Dr. John Frye

Dr. Frye spent 26 years with the City of Winnipeg Building Inspections Depart­ment, retiring in 2000. Dr. Frye held several senior positions in the Building Inspection Department, including Manager of the Plan Examination Branch and Assis­tant to the Manager of Building Inspections.

During his career with the City of Winnipeg, Dr. Frye served on a number of provincial, national and international professional committees related to building codes and stan­dards and continues to today. In 1992, he re­ceived an Adjunct Professor appointment from the University of Manitoba Department of Civil Engineering. In 2000, he became an Engineer-In-Residence and continues to teach in the Department of Civil Engineering.

Dr. Frye has published papers related to the application of expert systems for the fire protection requirements of the National Building Code of Canada. He has lectured ex­tensively to architects, professional engineers, interior designers and building technolo­gists on building codes, particularly in the area of fire protection.

Thursday March 26th, 2020

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm (registration starts 2:30)

Members $0 / Future Members $20

Event Location: Red River College Princess Street

Room P107

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