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NRCan is piloting an exemption to allow non-ENERGY STAR®-certified fenestration in some ENERGY STAR certified homes, provided certain criteria are met. This will apply to performance path only.
OHBA Conference, Awards of Distinction Coming to Niagara
The annual Ontario Home Builders' Association conference is coming up September 25-27 in Niagara.
Events and sessions include "Leveraging Climate Change" (speakers include EnerQuality's Shannon Bertuzzi), "Housing Goes Modern," "Tarion Home Warranty Update," a tradeshow and the OHBA Golf Tournament.
The conference wraps up on the 27th with the OHBA Awards of Distinction.
On Aug 22nd, join Sustainable Buildings Canada for an evening session at Toronto's Spoke Club.
Speakers are Greg Allen of Rivercourt Engineering on Net Zero Energy vs. Zero Emissions Buildings, Bettina Hoar of Sage Living on building for human health and well-being, and both Dave Petersen of Outside in Design & Build and Miyoko Oikawa of SBC on high performance construction and design strategies in residential buildings.