Inside is an interesting digest of breaking news, new announcements, program updates and more goodies from the #1 certifier of ENERGY STAR and energy efficient homes in Canada. Stay current, stay connected, and stay cool.
Join us on the SB-12 OBC 2017 Ontario Tour 
EnerQuality is teaming up with  OHBA, OBOA, local HBAs and select partners to take SB-12 workshops on the road in September and October .

Packed into a convenient half-day and with a special HBA & OBOA price in select markets, the experts will analyze changes to the new Ontario Building Code SB-12 Supplement that will require all new houses to reach higher performance levels of energy efficiency, effective this coming January 1, 2017.

The curriculum has been developed by Ontario Home Builders' Association and Ontario Building Officials' Association, and will be delivered by subject-matter experts Andy Oding, Gord Cooke, Ross Elliott and Doug Tarry and other special guests. 

Special thanks to Enbridge for their support.

$50 Special HBA & OBOA member pricing!

London - September 27, 2016
Ottawa - October 6, 2016
Napanee - October 17, 2016
Waterloo - October 17, 2016 
Niagara - October 18, 2016
Dufferin/Orangeville - October 21, 2016

Spaces still available for Toronto's SB-12 OBC workshop!

Kicking off the Ontario SB-12 tour, September 21 workshop in Toronto is filling up fast. Register now to secure your spot. 

Just a few spaces are left! Be the first to receive this special training
HBA Dinner Meetings get ENERGY STAR Updates
EnerQuality president Corey McBurney will be joining HBA members at their dinner meetings this Fall in Quinte, Waterloo, Peterborough, Simcoe, Hamilton and Stratford.

Corey will be speaking about ENERGY STAR® for New Homes and the new Ontario Building Code, and discussing how to stay ahead in the changing world of high performance home building.
Photo courtesy Reid's Heritage Homes
EQ Congratulates Builders of First Labeled NZE/NZEr Homes

On July 25, 2016 the Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) qualified five Net Zero Energy (NZE) homes built by Reid's Heritage Homes, and the first Net Zero Energy ready (NZEr) home built by Lucchetta Homes, under the Net Zero Energy Labelling Program Pilot. 

"Reid's Heritage Homes' and Lucchetta Homes' commitment to building high performance homes is inspirational," says Rose Benedetto, Managing Director, EnerQuality. "Congratulations to both of these exceptional builders on this milestone achievement."
OHBA announces 2016 Awards of Distinction finalists
Ontario Home Builders' Association (OHBA) is pleased to announce the finalists for its 2016  Awards of Distinction.
Judged by a panel of industry professionals from across Canada, the entries encompass 39 categories of building, design, sales and marketing with submissions from all over Ontario. 
Winners of the OHBA Awards of Distinction will be announced on September 20th at the Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood. 
Introducing EnerQuality's QA Queen, Christephanie Uy
Christephanie manages the Quality Assurance activities at EnerQuality (including the quality of snacks brought into the office!). She earned her degree in Applied Technology in Construction Science and Management at George Brown College, and continues to put her technical background to work in delivering EnerQuality's programs and working closely with our evaluators. 

  Read more about Christephanie
Corey McBurney
Rose Benedetto
Managing Director
Kirk Johnson
Program Director
Sarah Margolius
Director of Development

Jessika Diamond
Events and Marketing Manager

Katie Bayley
Program  Manager

Bari Rapp
Program Coordinator
Christephanie Uy
Program Coordinator

Kain Allicock
Program Coordinator

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