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BC Energy Step Code solutions for northern B.C.

May 19, 2021 @ 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Free webinar hosted by the Community Energy Association and CHBA Northern BC.


BC Building Codes are evolving and the Community Energy Association wants northern BC to know how to benefit. This free-of-charge webinar is delivered by Community Energy Association (CEA) in collaboration with CHBA Northern BC, funded by BC Hydro.

This session will examine the current industry challenges and solutions to help builders of new homes follow the performance pathway and meet the energy-efficiency requirements of the BC Energy Step Code.

Northern case studies and panel discussions with northern BC builders, energy advisors, and utilities providers.  Facilitated, audience-led discussion on the topics of greatest interest.

Intended audience

Builders, designers, sub-trades, building officials, municipal staff, and others in the Nnrthern BC construction community.

CPD credits

Recognized by BC Housing for 2 continuing professional development (CPD) credits.


  • Terri McConnahie, Executive Director, CHBA Northern BC
  • Megan Lohmann, BC Energy Step Code Council and Head of Community Energy Management, CEA


8:30 to 8:50  CEA and CHBA North, introduction to the BC Energy Step Code and the northern BC context

8:50 to 9:30 Builder panel: Experiences in Step Code Compliance in the north and CHBA supports

9:30 to 10:05 Energy advisor panel: Role of an EA and process for Step Code compliance

10:05 to 10:25 BC Hydro/Fortis BC/ PNG: Utility incentive and support programs

10:25 to 10:30 Feedback poll and closing remarks

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