- Building Envelope
- Collaboration & Leadership
- Community Emissions
- Embodied Emissions
- Local Climate Action Planning
- Mechanical Systems
- New Construction
- Step Code
- Zero Carbon Step Code
- Renewable Energy
- climate change
- integrate community energy solutions
- local government
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Rebate Programs for Building Envelope Upgrades
Rebate Programs for HVAC Upgrades
Home Energy Retrofit Series: Solar PV
Home Energy Retrofit Series: Electric Vehicles
Home Energy Retrofit Series: Financing Programs
Mechanical and Ventilation Systems – Session Four: Hybrid Systems
Mechanical and Ventilation Systems – Session Three: Balance Point Calculations
Mechanical and Ventilation Systems – Session Two: Hydronic Systems
Mechanical and Ventilation Systems – Session One: HRV/ERV for Part 9 Homes
Understanding Rebate Programs for Home Energy Retrofits
Market Opportunity Analysis of Wood-Fibre Insulation Manufacturing in British Columbia
Working With an Energy Advisor – Your Roadmap to High Performance Homes
Step Code Fact Sheet
Considering a Heat Pump
Residential Retrofits – Part 2: Avoiding Surprises
Two-hour webinar to understand potential unintended consequences (indoor air quality, moisture management, etc.) if energy efficiency retrofits are not done right.
Residential Retrofits – Part 1: Building Science Fundamentals
Two-hour webinar to learn the basics of building science with a focus on control of transmission heat loss, air leakage, vapour diffusion, rain/snow, and ground/surface water.
Heat Pump 101: Introduction to a Growing Industry
One-hour webinar with experts from Ecolighten Energy Solutions and the Home Performance Stakeholder Council to learn about changes happening in the HVAC industry, including heat pump technologies (ducted, ductless, cold climate, dual fuel), retrofit applications, industry support for contractors and latest rebates.
Cold Climate Heat Pumps
Two-hour webinar on unraveling the mysteries of cold climate heat pumps. Presented by Edmonton-based builder Peter Amerongen, and Don Curry, heat-pump installer.
Step Up to Step Code Week
A one-hour session delivered to elected officials by northern-based builders, an energy advisor, and CHBA Northern BC, discussing how they are already succeeding at Step Code’s performance pathway to achieve energy efficient, high performance homes.
Marketing High Performance, Energy Efficient Homes
Explore proven approaches to marketing high performance, energy efficient homes with a focus in northern BC.
Building a House as a System: Achieving Net Zero in Cranbrook, BC
Join local builder, Bruce Murdoch, of K-Country Homes to learn about balancing cost & energy efficiency, achieving air tightness and selecting mechanical systems.
Business Model Innovation to Support Air Source Heat Pump Retrofits in Metro Vancouver: What We’ve Learned (August 2020)
Follow up to our initial recommendations on fundamental elements of a new business model to significantly increase the number of electric air source heat pump industry in BC’s lower mainland, this report documents what we’ve learned since introducing the concept to the region including stakeholder input from interviews and outreach.
BC Energy Step Code Introduction
Whether you are an elected official, a builder or a tradesperson, it’s important you know what the BC Energy Step Code is, and how the Province of BC is supporting the transition to net zero ready new building construction.
Kimberley Pathway to Energy Step Code Success
A 2-page summary of the City of Kimberley's pathway to increasing energy efficiency of new buildings and transitioning to the BC Energy Step Code