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ESNH Part 2: 2017 Standard Workshop (Toronto)

Energy-StarThe ENERGY STAR® for New Homes 2017 Standard is here, and after August 31, 2017, the only one you’ll be able to enroll to – so it’s time to get up to speed! Register here

This workshop is highly interactive and focuses on developing the builder’s ability to determine the best way to build an ENERGY STAR® 2017 qualified home.

What will you learn in this workshop:

  • The return on investment of ENERGY STAR® and how to build to the new Standard
  •  Strategies to reduce call backs, improve building performance & achieve greater energy savings
  • Overcoming technical challenges and exploring opportunities for implementing new technologies

In order to understand the “house as a system” and how it applies to high-performance homes, this full-day workshop tackles the advanced topics in building science. It is a must-attend for design and construction professionals who are responsible for the construction of defect-free, energy efficient homes. Essential for all ENERGY STAR® training, this workshop covers key topics in construction of high performance homes.

Who should attend:

Home builders • interior designers • contractors • architects • project managers • developers • product manufacturers • real estate representatives • consultants • industry stakeholders

When & Where:
Sept 29, 2017 – 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
BILD offices, 20 Upjohn, Toronto, ON

Cost (until September 8)
HBA member Early Bird price – $225 +HST.
Non-member Early Bird price – $249 +HST.

Please note that Advanced Building Science is a pre-requisite course.

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Andrew Oding – LEED, AP, CEA
A Senior Building Science Associate for Building Knowledge Canada (Cambridge Ontario) and Chair of CHBA’s Net Zero Energy Housing Council,  Andrew has more than 20 years of experience in the residential building industry. Andrew’s extensive background as a Framer, Site Supervisor, Purchasing Director, Product Development Manager and Director of Operations brings a unique, insightful and real-life practicality to building science principals and their in-field applications. He possesses the unique ability to engage and educate people regarding building science principals and the practical, clear application of “Good Building Science” in real-life field conditions. Andrew is also a Certified Energy Evaluator (CEE) and LEED Accredited Professional (AP). He is current Chairperson for the Ontario Homebuilders/ EnerQuality Technical committee; Vice-Chair for Natural Resources Canada’s Energy Star for New Homes Technical committee; former Chairperson of the CaGBC LEED for Homes Technical Assessment committee; OHBA representative to Ministry of Housing-Ontario Technical Advisory committee and Chair of the CHBA.  Andrew has assisted with revisions to: the 2012 Ontario Building Code (Part 7- 9-12) and OHBA Advisory/ Steering committee: Best Practice Guide to Basements/ Below Grade Construction.

About EnerQuality
EnerQuality is Canada’s #1 certifier of energy efficient homes and the market leader in residential green building programs. Founded in 1998 by the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) and the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA), EnerQuality’s mission is to accelerate housing innovation to improve building performance.

If you have any further questions please contact our office at 416-447-0077 or at jessika@enerquality.ca.

If interested, you can register here.

Thanks to

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Instructor: Andy Oding, Building Knowledge

Who should attend: Home builders • interior designers • contractors • architects • project managers • developers • product manufacturers • real estate representatives • consultants • industry stakeholders

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