Inside is a digest of breaking news, new announcements, program updates and more goodies from the award-winning #1 certifier of ENERGY STAR and energy efficient homes in Canada. Stay current, stay connected, and stay cool.
Don't forget that in 10 days - on January 1, 2017 - new versions of OBC SB-12 and EnerGuide come into effect. 
For more information, email Christephanie Uy
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ESNH Updated 2017 Ontario BOPs - Now Open for Stakeholder Comments

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has released proposed changes to the ENERGY STAR for New Homes (ESNH) Standard, Version 12 builder option packages (BOPs) for Ontario. 

The revised performance targets and BOPs reflect the changes to the code, per requirements in MMA Supplementary Standard SB-12 Energy Efficiency for Housing (July 7, 2016 update), that will come into effect after December 31, 2016. 

ENERGY STAR for New Homes 2017 Standard Workshops  

The ESNH 2017 Standard is here. Are you ready?

Be the first in Canada to train to the new Standard.

EnerQuality is offering two courses - ESNH: Advanced Building Science and ESNH: 2017 Standard - with Andy Oding in Toronto on January 18 & 19, 2017, to get you up to speed.

Day 1: Advanced Building Science (a pre-requisite for day 2) will serve as refresher for long-time participants and introduction for all new staff, vendors and ESNH builders.

Day 2: ESNH 2017 Standard will introduce you to the changes in the new Standard and get you on top of your game.

Send In Your EQ Award Nominations!

Every year, the EQ Awards recognize the best of the best in the high performance home building industry. The nomination deadline is January 20, 2017!

Categories include:
Building Innovation ( Low rise) ( High rise)

Nominate your own organization or someone worthy outside.

Thank you Housing Innovation Forum & Awards 

Platinum Sponsors



Corey McBurney
Rose Benedetto
Managing Director
Shannon Bertuzzi
Vice President, Market Development
Kirk Johnson
Program Director

Jessika Diamond
Events and Marketing Manager

Bari Rapp
Program Coordinator
Christephanie Uy
Program Coordinator
Kain Allicock
Program  Coordinator

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