BUILDER BULLETIN - September 2018

The Builder Bulletin 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.
Last 12 Months to Build Out ESNH V12 Homes
The deadline to build out your ENERGY STAR Version 12 homes is August 31st, 2019. If you do not believe you will finish in time, you may transfer your enrollment to Version 17. To do so, contact Bari Rapp
Big Three Canadian Mayors Affirm Net Zero Goal

The mayors of Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver are among leaders of 19 major world cities aspiring for net zero carbon emissions across their urban building portfolios by 2050. 

John Tory, Valérie Plante and Gregor Robertson signed the declaration last month, ahead of the upcoming Global Climate Action Summit, set for September 12-14 in San Francisco.

Upcoming EnerQuality Training

September even means back to school for adults. EnerQuality has a full slate of training on energy efficiency and building science for all the members of your team. 

Part 9 Residential Air Barrier/Air Tightness 
High performance air barriers & low infiltration rates are essential for ensuring healthy, comfortable, durable, efficient buildings and enclosure systems. Highly recommended for site supervisors, construction managers and foremen. September 26, 2018. Read more

ENERGY STAR Part 1: Advanced Building Science   
An introduction to the principles behind energy efficient construction. You kn ow y ou build better homes. Do you know how and why you do it? For  your team members new to ENERGY STAR or in need of a refresher, a pre-requisite for ESNH V17. October 23, 2018 . Read more .

energy star logo Learn the technical requirements of the latest standard, the ROI on ENERGY STAR, strategies to reduce callbacks and improve building performance, and how to stay ahead of where the market, the industry and policy is moving on energy efficiency.  October 24, 2018. Read more

EnerGuide Rating System V15
Explore the new version of Canada's energy performance rating and labeling program for houses. EnerGuide, used coast-to-coast, is a third-party certified, Ottawa-backed, home performance label that clearly and simply demonstrates your home is built far better than code (at less cost than SB12 3.1.1 Prescriptive Compliance).  November 2, 2018.   Read more

Net Zero / Net Zero Ready
Net Zero Energy Homes are the pinnacle of energy efficiency, and third-party verified by EnerQuality. Learn how t o efficiently design and plan homes that meet the program standard, and gain a practical  understanding of cost-effective technologies already available.  December 4-5, 2018. Read more .

Early bird rates, HBA member discounts and group rates all apply

Enbridge Offering Training for Contractors, Suppliers

Enbridge is offering energy efficiency training sessions led by industry experts. Contractors, suppliers, distributors and sellers of heating, cooling, water heating, insulation, windows and more will learn everything they need to know about integrating and selling energy efficient technologies, how energy modeling can help support sales efforts, updates on Enbridge's program incentives and more.

Sessions are being held throughout September in Toronto, Markham, Ottawa, Peterborough, Barrie, Niagara and Ajax. 

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

Jessika Diamond
Events and Marketing Manager 

Christephanie Uy
Certification Manager

Bari Rapp
Program Coordinator
Kain Allicock
Program  Coordinator

Golara Mehrpour
Program  Coordinator

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