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Building Better with Energy Step Code Workshop – Chilliwack

May 30, 2018 @ 2:45 pm to 11:00 pm

$142 – $175


The Community Energy Association and Fraser Valley Regional District are hosting this workshop for builders and tradespeople, designers, and building officials to learn how to build to the BC Energy Step Code – a new provincial framework aimed at creating healthier, more efficient, and comfortable buildings.

Attendees will earn 6.5 CPD credits (Group A) from BC Housing and are eligible for credits through the Building Officials Association of B.C.


This workshop features presentations by Einar Halbig of E3 Eco Group, Remi Charron, and Ranvir Khosla of FortisBC. Videos will also showcase airtightness tests and other practical approaches to test for energy efficient homes.

The early bird rate is $158 for registrations until May 23. For registrations after this date, the fee is $175. CHBA and CEA members are eligible for 10% discounts.

A continental breakfast, coffee break and lunch are included.


7:45 – Check in & coffee

8:00 – CEA, FVRD & CHBA Fraser Valley: Introduction

8:05 – Maya Chorobik, Community Energy Association: Energy Step Code overview

8:15 – Einar Halbig, E3 Eco Group: Building Science Part 1 – Optimizing building envelopes and airtightness testing

9:45 – BREAK

10:00 – Einar Halbig, E3 Eco Group: Building Science Part 2 – Energy efficient mechanical systems and requirements of energy modelling

12:00 – LUNCH

12:45 – FortisBC: New Home Program incentives

13:00 – Remi Charron: BC Energy Step Code Metrics Report overview (study describes costs associated with building to different steps)

14:00 – CEA: Dialogue on Step Code implementation in the region

14:30 – Einar Halbig, E3 Eco Group: Practical demonstrations showing approaches to test for energy efficient homes

16:00 – CLOSE

*Agenda is subject to change


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Fraser Valley Regional District Boardroom
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, British Columbia V2P 1N6 Canada
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