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Saanich High Performance Buildings – updates and networking breakfast

January 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Join the District of Saanich and industry professionals for a networking breakfast to catch up with recent Step Code changes and hear ideas on how to go from Step 1 to 3 while keeping the dew point in the right place.

Bring your business cards! After breakfast, stay to workshop ideas with the speakers and other attendees over a round of speed networking.

Tickets are free and include a buffet breakfast. Register here.

8:00 – 8:30 Buffet breakfast and welcome.

8:30 – 8:45 – Introduction and updates – Graham Barbour – Manager of Inspection Services Building, Bylaw, Licensing and Legal Services, Saanich

New Energy Step Code requirements in Jan 2020, procedure for compliance (forms, steps, etc.) and business case for designer working early and often with an Energy Advisor.

8:45 – 9:15 – Achieving energy performance by design – Niels Anthonsen – Enerlytics Building Performance

How design changes affect energy performance, examples of what it takes to go from Step 1 to Step 3

9:15 – 9:45 – Dew point in exterior insulated walls for wood framed buildings– Kevin Pickwick – RJC Victoria, Van Island BCBEC director.

How the dew point works out in Saanich for typical wall assemblies used to reach Step 3

9:45 – 9:55 – Wrap – up and future industry training events

9:55 – 10:30 – Speed networking

A chance to meet the speakers, other participants and ask questions about current rebates available from the District of Saanich and FortisBC when building to Step Code 3 and above. Bring your business cards.

10:30 – Open networking open to all that wish to stay


Cedar Hill Golf Course – Victoria
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