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Kelowna: Building Affordable Step Code Buildings in the Okanagan

February 18, 2020 @ 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

**Please note this event is full. Please add your name to the wait list if you wish to be notified in the event of a cancellation.

About this Event

Learn about regional industry partnerships that support the development of energy efficient buildings, how research and training strengthens local collaborations, and explore opportunities and best practices in implementing BC Energy Step Code.

This workshop is eligible for 4.5 points with BC Housing’s Continuing Professional Development.

Advance registration is required as seating is limited. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.


7:30am – Registration

8:00am – Morning Session

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • ZEBx: Regional Experience in BC Energy Step Code Collaboration
  • Local Experience with Energy Efficient Buildings
  • Achieving Cost Effective Step Code Multi-Unit Buildings

10:25am – Break

  • The Evolution of Sustainable Design and Construction Standards Applied to Institutional Buildings
  • Life Cycle Thinking Based Green Construction: Research and Outcomes
  • Sustainability through the Green Construction Research & Training Centre (GCRTC)
  • Wilden Living Lab Demonstration: Improving Energy Efficiency in Buildings
  • Panel Discussion: Opportunities in Regional Energy Step Code Implementation

12:15pm – Lunch

12:45pm – Afternoon Session

  • StepWin: Straightforward Energy Modeling for BC’s Residential Builders
  • Moving the Regional Green Construction Industry Forward

1:15pm – Summary and Closing Remarks


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Okanagan Innovation Centre
460 Doyle Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 0C2 Canada
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