ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Builder Workshop

Education ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Builder Workshop

Industry expert Andy Oding (Building Knowledge Canada) dives into the changes and requirements of the new standard for Canada’s most successful green building program. Discover why thousands use the ENERGY STAR® training series to build better homes, gain a reputation as exceptional builders, increase customer satisfaction, and prevent post-construction call-backs and other deficiencies.

An ENERGY STAR® home will save you money on call-backs, defect corrections and Tarion Warranty claims.

ENERGY STAR® will help you stay out front of where the market, regulation and policy are moving on energy.

Labeling is evidence of the quality of your work. It’s third-party certified and proves the home’s high standard.

ENERGY STAR® is the best-known third-party certification for high performance homes, backed by the Canadian government.

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  • HBA Members: $259 +HST
  • Non-members: $309 +HST


BILD Offices - Awards Hall
20 Upjohn Rd
Toronto, ON
M3B 2V9

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Course Content:

  • How ENERGY STAR®, EnerGuide and SB-12 fit together
  • Technical requirements of the ENERGY STAR® 2017 standard
  • Strategies for airtightness and thermal envelope assemblies
  • The return on investment of ENERGY STAR® and how to build cost-effectively
  • Strategies to reduce call backs, improve building performance & achieve great energy savings
  • Overcoming technical challenges and exploring opportunities for implementing new technologies

Note:  This workshop satisfies OAA and OBOA and other Continuing Education Credits


  • Andy Oding

    Andrew is General Manager and Director of Building Science at Building Knowledge Canada. Andrew is the Chair of the CHBA Net Zero Housing Council and Vice chair of the CHBA Technical Research Committee (TRC).

    Andrew is a recognized building science trainer with the Government of Canada-Office of Energy Efficiency, Building Science Specialist (University of Toronto), a Certified Energy Evaluator (CEE), LEED Accredited Professional (AP) and mechanical designer.

    Andrew and the Building Knowledge Team work with builders, building officials, manufacturers and trades across Canada and in the U.S. providing building science support and training, energy code compliance, volunteer program compliance (Energy Star, Net Zero Home, LEED , R2000,etc).

Cancellation Policy:

EnerQuality endeavours to be as flexible as possible with our cancellation policy. In the event you are unable to personally attend a workshop, you may, with prior notice, substitute another representative from your company. A refund (less $50 administration fee) will be issued for cancellations made up to 14 days in advance of the workshop. Contractual obligations and agreements with third parties may require for the policy to be amended or revised from time to time. EnerQuality reserves the right to reschedule, relocate, or cancel events. Should this be required, we will provide prior notice to all registrants.