Participating builders in the program must take a CHBA-approved Net Zero Builder Training, which EnerQuality offers. Click here to see EnerQuality’s upcoming schedule.
NZE builders participating in the CHBA Net Zero Home program must work with a Net Zero-Qualified Certified Energy Advisor.
Homes certified in the Net Zero program must meet these requirements to be certified by EnerQuality and receive the CHBA NZ/NZER-qualified Home designation.
BASE: NRCan R-2000 v.12 Certification
PLUS: EnerGuide for Houses – Net Annual Energy Use greater or equal to 0GJ (Using HOT2000 v 10.51)
PLUS: NRCan R2000 NZE Pilot Requirements AND additional Requirements as Specified by the CHBA.
OPTIONAL: ENERGY STAR® for New Homes (ESNH) v.12 – Performance Path Minimum Requirements
There may be additional requirements from CHBA. For more information, visit the CHBA website.