Michael Steven Battistel, AScT

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Michael Steven Battistel, AScT

Senior Building Science Technologist

  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Building
  • Current Employer: Cascadia Windows Ltd.
  • Position: Senior Building Science Technologist
  • Post Secondary: BCIT Diploma in Building Engineering. Diploma in Carpentry. Level 1 Certificate in Thermography.
  • High School: Burnaby North Secondary School

Career Experience

At RDH I established and directed company-wide standards for the field services aspects of the projects. I also led a variety of investigative and condition assessment projects on several existing buildings in BC, Washington, Oregon, and even a few in California and New Zealand.

At Cascadia Windows, I am responsible for the overall management of the company. I am involved in all technical and business aspects of the company.

Cascadia Windows Ltd. is an industry leader in fiberglass construction products innovation. Cascadia specializes in windows, doors, and cladding support systems. Cascadia products are known for demonstrating energy efficient, durable, cutting edge technology.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • In the 1990s, the "Leaky Condo Crisis" in British Columbia identified that the building practices were not appropriate for the Westcoast Climate. I became dedicated to helping the industry design and implement sustainable building envelope systems.

Career Highlights

  • 2012 - Cascadia nominated for World Technology Award and BC Export Award.
  • 2012 - Cascadia ranked as top 20 most inovative companies in BC by BC Business Magazine.
  • 2009 - ASTTBC Nominee for Building Policy Advisory Committee.
  • 2008 - Recipient of BCIT Teaching Excellence Award.
  • 2000 - Awarded the ASHRAE Building Science Award and the BCBEC/BCIT Building Science Award.

Professional & Community Activities

  • ASTTBC MemberBCBEC MemberPresented at several student career development seminars at BCITPresented at several non-profit organizations including CHOA (Condominium Homeowners Association)Hosted several BCIT field tripsDonated products to various Net Zero Energy Housing project