ENERGY STAR for New Homes - January 30 and 31 - EnerQuality

ENERGY STAR® for New Homes – January 30 and 31

Education ENERGY STAR® for New Homes – January 30 and 31

Dive into the changes and requirements of the standard for Canada’s most successful green building program, ENERGY STAR® for New Homes. Discover why leading builders have used this outstanding program to build better homes, gain a reputation for excellence, increase customer satisfaction, and prevent post-construction call-backs and other deficiencies.

90% of Canadians recognize the ENERGY STAR® brand as standing for quality and energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR® qualified homes have reduced heat loss, draft, noise, and operating costs, with improved comfort and health for owners.

Best of all, ENERGY STAR® will help you stay out front of where the market, regulation and energy policy are moving, while helping Canada meet our international climate commitments.

Labelling is evidence of the quality of your work. It’s third-party certified and proves the home’s high standard. Anyone can claim their homes are better – a third-party certified, labeled home means an external body has proved the truth of the claim.

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

Note:  This course will take place via Zoom webinar on January 30 & 31. Both sessions will be from 12:30pm – 4:00pm EDT

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  • HBA Member: $349 +HST
  • Non-HBA Member: $399 +HST


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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

EnerQuality workshop completion certificates can be submitted for Continuing Education credits for the following organizations:

  • Ontario Association of Architects
  • Ontario Building Officials Association
  • Professional Engineers Ontario
  • Association of Energy Engineers

Note: Many of our students have received Canada Ontario Job Grants to cover the majority of their training costs. If you are located in Ontario, training for a job in Ontario and not receiving other grants for this training, visit the COJG site for more information.

Who Should Attend:

New ENERGY STAR® participants • Builders • Contractors • Architects • Project Managers • Developers • Manufacturers and distributors of high performance building products • Realtors • Consultants • Technologists • All those responsible for marketing high performance homes


  • Mark Rosen

    Mark Rosen

    Director of Building Science, Building Knowledge Canada

    Mark is a well-known professional architect, Registered Energy Advisor and building science consultant and joins the Building Knowledge Canada team as a partner and Director of Building Science. 

    Mark has always been passionate about creating buildings that perform exceptionally well. Mark started as a site inspector at Building Energy Inc. in 2008 and became its owner in 2011. He has helped develop software tools, sits on several advisory boards, and continues to actively lead the industry toward positive change. Mark was named Ontario’s Energy Advisor of the Year in 2013 and 2018.


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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.