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.

The Net Zero Home Labeling Program Version 1 Technical Standard is near completion. The program is working towards an effective date for Version 1 of February 1, 2017.

For more information, email Christephanie Uy
New Now Next: Housing Innovation Forum Programming Announced

We're proud to present the 2017 Housing Innovation Forum conference program, taking place February 23rd at the Universal EventSpace in Vaughan. The day will feature an exciting and educational roster of panelists and subjects to inform and inspire you to adjust to changing business realities, and to create value for your business.

NewNowNext - the conference theme - highlights current trends in the green building industry, and looks ahead to where we are going over the next decade.  

January 20th, 2017 - Deadlines to remember: Early Bird Tickets, Awards Nominations

Tickets : Early-bird ticketing for the Housing Innovation Forum & Awards ends on January 20th. Save $50 per individual ticket or $600 per table by buying your tickets before the cut-off. Get your tickets here

Nominations: Our juries are raring to go, so don't forget the deadline to submit your nominations for the EQ Awards is also January 20th. ENERGY STAR Builder, Green Marketing Campaign, R-2000 Builder, Ontario Green Builder, Net Zero Builder Evaluator of the year and more - including the new Builder Achievement Award. Download nomination forms here. 

ESNH 2017 Workshops - Early Bird Ticketing ending tomorrow  

The ESNH 2017 Standard is here. Are you ready?

Be the first in Canada to train to the new Standard. Early Bird ticketing ends January 10th; save $50.

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.

The Impact of Fenestration on the Building Envelope: CHBA Webinar 

Increasing energy performance requirements in building codes means rethinking how we build envelopes.
To help with that, on January 18th, 2017, Canadian Home Builders' Association is offering the "Impact of Fenestration on the Building Envelope: A Window of Opportunity" webinar.

The webinar, delivered by Lisa Lisa Bergeron, of JELD-WEN of Canada, will show you how to adjust to the changing requirements, including how selecting the right glass package can influence your cooling loads,and how putting in better windows reduces initial costs and operational costs.

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Kirk Johnson
Program Director

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Events and Marketing Manager

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Program Coordinator
Christephanie Uy
Program Coordinator
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Program  Coordinator

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