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Introduction to Step Code: Mechanical system solutions

April 8, 2021 @ 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Free three-part webinar series hosted by the Community Energy Association.


BC Building Codes are evolving and we want you to know how to benefit. It 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, HVAC professionals, building officials, municipal staff, and others in the BC construction community, province-wide.

Dates and time

This three-part series is offered:

  • April 8, May 6, June 3
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PST

Session 1: April 8, 2021

Part 1 of this series will examine the current industry challenges and solutions to help ensure that new homes have mechanical systems that are appropriate, right-sized, and deliver effective ventilation, heating, cooling, and occupant health and comfort. T

Session 2: May 6, 2021

Part 2 of this series will explore the top 3 things you need to know about:

  • Load calculations
  • Design documentation
  • Tendering
  • Installation and Commissioning

Session 3: June 3, 2021

Part 3 of this series will examine a Step 5, Net-Zero Ready Home in depth. An in-session exercise  will explore:

  • Could this house meet Step 5 in any B.C. climate zone?
  • Various energy models in various climate zones, with lessons learned

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