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Introduction to Step Code: Building enclosure and airtightness solutions

May 20 @ 9:00 am to 11:00 am

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One event on May 20, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on June 17, 2021 at 9:00 am

Free webinar hosted by the Community Energy Association.

Description

BC Building Codes are evolving and we want you to know how to benefit. This free webinar is part of the Building A Legacy initiative, delivered by Community Energy Association, presented by the BCIT Zero Energy Buildings Learning Centre (ZEBLC), funded by BC Hydro.

Intended audience:  Builders, designers, building officials, municipal staff, and others in the B.C. construction community, province wide.

Instructors:

  • Alex Hebert, ZEBLC Manager, P Eng, MBA, Energy Step Code Trainer
  • James Bourget, BCIT Instructor, Principal – RDH Building Science, Certified Passive House Tradesperson

Key Messages:   A visual tour of what the Energy Step Code will look like and the changes needed for success with low-TEDI and airtight building enclosures for both the Lower Steps and Upper Steps.

Dates and time

This free webinar is offered three times:

  • Dates: April 22, May 20, June 17
  • Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. PST

Agenda for each session

9:00 to 9:20     CEA Introduction to the BC Energy Step Code

9:20 to 10:55   BCIT Filmed live from  ZEBLC’s High Performance Building Lab, expert instructors will give you a visual tour of:

  • 6 things to know about the BC Energy Step Code
  • What an Energy Step Code home looks like
  • Achieving airtightness – What does this mean for a builder and trades?
  • Improved thermal performance enclosures – What are the choices and challenges?
  • Smaller and more efficient mechanical systems for airtight buildings – What to expect
  • Ask the Experts

10:55 to 11:00 CEA feedback poll & closing remarks

Registration and more information

Details

Date:
May 20
Time:
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Website:
www.communityenergy.ca/bal

Venue

Online
Canada