$158 – $175

Building Better with Energy Step Code Workshop - Chilliwack

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Coast Chilliwack Hotel - Rosedale Ballroom

45920 First Avenue

Chilliwack, BC V2P 7K1

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The Community Energy Association and Fraser Valley Regional District are hosting this workshop for builders and tradespeople, designers, and building officials to learn how to build to the BC Energy Step Code - a new provincial framework aimed at creating healthier, more efficient, and comfortable buildings.

Attendees will earn 6.5 CPD credits (Group A) from BC Housing and are eligible for credits through the Building Officials Association of BC.

Overview

This workshop features presentations by Einar Halbig of E3 Eco Group, Remi Charron, and Ranvir Khosla of FortisBC. Videos will also showcase airtightness tests and other practical approaches to test for energy efficient homes.

The early bird rate is $158 for registrations until May 23. For registrations after this date, the fee is $175. CHBA and CEA members are eligible for 10% discounts.

A continental breakfast, coffee break and lunch are included.

Agenda*

7:45 – Check in & coffee

8:00 – CEA & CHBA Fraser Valley: Introduction

8:05 – Maya Chorobik, Community Energy Association: Energy Step Code overview

8:15 – Einar Halbig, E3 Eco Group: Building Science Part 1 – Optimizing building envelopes and airtightness testing

9:45 – BREAK

10:00 - Einar Halbig, E3 Eco Group: Building Science Part 2 - Energy efficient mechanical systems and requirements of energy modelling

12:00 – LUNCH

12:45 – FortisBC: New Home Program incentives

13:00 – Remi Charron: BC Energy Step Code Metrics Report overview (study describes costs associated with building to different steps)

14:00 – Einar Halbig, E3 Eco Group: Practical demonstrations showing approaches to test for energy efficient homes

16:00 – CLOSE

*Agenda is subject to change

About our Main Speaker

Einar Halbig is a Principal of E3 Eco Group and has over 16 years of education and experience in residential construction. He specializes in practical solutions that make a house more efficient, safe and comfortable. Trained as a civil engineer, he has evaluated over 2000 existing homes across the Lower Mainland as well as hundreds of new homes. He brings an engineering background, technical sales expertise, and hands-on experience to the field of energy-efficiency and sustainable consulting. Einar provides Building Science for New Homes training and Certified Energy Advisor training. He also serves as the Chair of the CHBA BC Technical Advisory Committee.

Further information

Please click on the green box labelled "TICKETS" to purchase your ticket. For more info and assistance, contact Susan Chalmers of the Community Energy Association at schalmers@communityenergy.bc.ca or 604-628-7076 ext. 707.

Thank you to our partners and supporters

This event has been made possible thanks to FortisBC, BC Hydro, BC Housing, the Province of BC, and the Fraser Valley Regional District. Thank you also to CHBA BC and CHBA Fraser Valley for your support.

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