LEEP Gas Mechanicals Technology Forum coming to Toronto

News LEEP Gas Mechanicals Technology Forum coming to Toronto
On November 15, OHBA, CHBA and Enbridge, in conjunction with Natural Resources Canada, are presenting a one day LEEP Gas Mechnicals Technology Forum designed to address builder needs.
This forum was developed in response to challenges raised by builders through the HBA network, and will feature speakers from Building Knowledge, NRCan, HVAC Designs, Branthaven Homes, Enbridge and more.  It focuses on the needs of today’s housing and opportunities to improve comfort and efficiency, while reducing cost, mechanical footprint, bulkheads, and box outs.
Download the event flyer here: Toronto_LEEP_Gas_Mechanicals_Agenda_FINAL
Schedule of events:

Welcome – Rick Martins, President, OHBA

Opening Remarks – Bruce Manwaring, Manager, Low Income & New Construction DSM, Enbridge

Plan for Today – James Glouchkow, Forum Moderator & LEEP Team Leader, NRCan

Panel Session:  The heating and cooling needs of today’s housing

Focusing on changing heating and cooling needs resulting from housing market trends towards: a) attached, tall, and open concept designs b) more energy efficient construction practices, c) more clients with high comfort expectations and information from the internet … and more

Panel – Builder: Sean Wadsworth, Branthaven Homes;  Consultant:  Andy Oding, Building

Knowledge;  Design:  Adam Sylvestre, HVAC Designs; Contractor:  Tony Di Clemente, Aria Comfort

Demonstration:  Working with your HVAC designer to enhance comfort and save cost

1. Builder:  Introduces the home design to be used in this demo.

2. Builder and designer:  Make mechanical system design decisions together using a new guide

3. HVAC designer:  Illustrates the resulting design.

Demonstration providers – Builder: Sean Wadsworth & HVAC Design: Adam Sylvestre

Comparing Heating and Cooling Solutions:  4 innovative options for today’s homes

1.   Manufacturer Presentations*:  Best practice solutions for the case study home including costing.

2.   Closing Panel:  Open discussion with all of the days presenters on the issues and opportunities.

Manufacturers – Philippe Verhas, Dettson; Len Carfa, Carrier; Tim Prevost, ESP; & Ramzi Handal, iFLOW

To register, visit OHBA or call Sajida Jiwani at (416) 443-1545 x 222.