Diving into ENERGY STAR - Enbridge Builder Workshops - EnerQuality

Diving into ENERGY STAR® – Enbridge Builder Workshops

Education Diving into ENERGY STAR® – Enbridge Builder Workshops



**Multiple Dates**

Join us for an engaging and informative “town hall” style builder workshops, focused on the advantages of building to the ENERGY STAR®® for New Homes (ESNH) standard.

Led by industry expert and consultant, Gord Cooke, this event is set up to help the local building industry find a direct path between building code changes, high-performance buildings, and municipal sustainability requirements.

What to Expect
This is a NO COST half-day (4 hour) forum with expert presentations, experiential panels, and an opportunity for Q&A with the industry experts. Learn how building to ENERGY STAR®® can help you stay ahead of building code changes and hear from an Energy Advisor from A&J Energy Consultants and one of our local builders about their experience in adopting ESNH as a standard building practice and how to overcome barriers and challenges to achieve success.

Select the location you prefer, and click on the date to register and reserve your spot!

Tuesday, February 6 – Virtual (online viz Zoom) – Completed

Tuesday, March 5 – Burlington (Burlington Golf & Country Club) – Completed

Tuesday, March 26 – Orangeville (Hockley Valley Resort) – Completed

Wednesday, March 27 – Virtual (online via Zoom)


  • $0 +HST


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Course Content:

Key Learning

  • Update on how Ontario is adopting the harmonized NBC
  • Overview of advanced building science
  • ESNH Technical Specifications
  • ESNH Sales & Marketing
  • Benefits of energy efficient design and construction
  • Strategies for cost-effective high-performance building practices
  • Selling and marketing advantages of high-performance homes
  • How using voluntary programs like ESNH can be used as a tool to achieve carbon reduction goals and address affordability
  • Barriers and challenges that prevent builders from building high-performance homes

Who Should Attend:

This workshop is well suited for Builders • Contractors • Sustainability Managers • Site Supervisors • Trades • Energy Advisors • Architects • Designers • Renovators • Project Managers • Developers


  • Gord Cooke

    Gord Cooke

    President, Building Knowledge Canada

    There are few professionals in Ontario that can match Gord Cooke’s broad knowledge of the inner workings of a house. Highly regarded in the Ontario homebuilding industry, Gord is a professional engineer, trainer, author, and industry consultant.

    For over 35 years, Gord has helped builders and HVAC contractors implement innovative technologies and build better homes. He is an effective and passionate educator and advocate for better building practices, improved indoor air quality, and energy efficiency.

    Most recently, Gord was awarded one of just five “hall of fame” 2022 Clean50 Lifetime Achievement Awards


For more information, contact the EnerQuality Training team, training@enerquality.ca

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.