James Higgins | AScT

Associate, Building Science Technologist

James works across several groups at RDH, from research and investigation with Building Science Laboratories (RDH BSL) to building enclosure design and construction field review on our New Buildings team.

James combines his theoretical expertise with a practical approach to solving complex design and construction problems. As a leading member of the RDH Building Science Laboratories team, he regularly works with manufacturers as well as government and industry organizations on product development, materials testing, and industry guidance. He has been the lead author of several of BC Housing’s guideline documents, include the Illustrated Guide – Achieving Airtight Buildings.

James also provides field review and testing services on New Buildings projects. He is responsible for reviewing and testing various aspects of the building enclosure systems for high-profile projects in British Columbia, including the University of British Columbia’s Brock Commons.

James completed a co-op term and research project with RDH as part of the completion of his education at the British Columbia Institute of Technology before joining RDH full-time. He is now relied upon as a resource by staff throughout the company.