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Building Better with the Energy Step Code Workshop – Squamish

May 28, 2018 @ 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm

$142 – $175


The Community Energy Association and District of Squamish 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 more 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 BC.


This workshop features presentations by Einar Halbig of E3 Eco Group as well as representatives of FortisBC and the District of Squamish. In the afternoon, participants will experience an airtightness demonstration.

The early bird rate is $158 for registrations until May 21. 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.


7:30 – Registration & coffee

8:00 – 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 incentive program

13:00 – District of Squamish: Policies under consideration for Step Code implementation

13:30 – Einar Halbig, E3 Eco Group: Working with an Energy Advisor

13:45 – BREAK

14:00 – Einar Halbig, E3 Eco Group: On site airtightness demo and tour of home. Q&A

16:00 – CLOSE

Further Information and to Register

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Brennan Park Recreation Centre
1009 Centennial Way
Squamish, British Columbia V8B 0E2 Canada
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