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Building High-Performance Homes with Gord Cooke

November 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 20, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

You’re invited to join renowned building science expert Gord Cooke, President of Building Knowledge Inc., at a special Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association (GVHBA) event.

During this in-depth two-day seminar, Gord will provide attendees with essential technical knowledge, best practices and expert marketing insight to successfully build and sell high-performance homes in Metro Vancouver.

Earn up to 13 CPD points.

Event Details

  • When: Monday, November 19 and Tuesday, November 20, 2018
  • Time: 8 am – 4 pm both days
  • Builders have the option to attend one day only
  • Where: UBC Robson Square: 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
  • CPD points: 6.5 CPD points per day (13 CPD points for both days)

Day one:

  • Review of technical components, design considerations, building processes, and best practices to build a high performance home.
  • Overview of BC Building Code updates, as well as the updated metrics for measuring performance standards.
  • A panel of expert speakers including; Norm Connolly, Community Energy Manager, City of New Westminster; Nicholas Heap, Sustainability Project Manager, City of Richmond; Einar Halbig, CEO, E3 Eco Group and David Adair, Director, Blackfish Homes will discuss what is needed to move from a reference house (current code standards) to Step 3 (currently required on the North Shore but may be adopted by other municipalities in the near future).

Day two:

  • Dedicated workshop on the selling and marketing of high-performance homes. Gord’s unique combination of technical and marketing expertise will give you the tools you need to perfect your pitch and homeowner messaging.

Review the full agenda.

More Information and Registration

Register online at the GVHBA website

Venue

University of British Columbia (UBC) Robson Square
800 Robson Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 3B7 Canada
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Website:
https://robsonsquare.ubc.ca/