Step Code Solutions for Northern BC

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Step Code Solutions for Northern BC

May 19, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am UTC-7


BC Building Codes are evolving and we want Northern BC to know how to benefit. This free-of-charge webinar is delivered by Community Energy Association (CEA) in collaboration with CHBA Northern BC, funded by BC Hydro.

This session will examine the current industry challenges and solutions to help ensure that new homes follow the Performance Pathway and meet the energy efficiency requirements of the BC Energy Step Code.

Northern case studies and panel discussions with northern BC builders, energy advisors, and utilities providers.  Facilitated, audience-led discussion on the topics of greatest interest.

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Intended audience:  Builders, designers, sub-trades, building officials, municipal staff, and others in the Northern BC construction community.


o   Terri McConnahie, Executive Director, CHBA Northern BC

o   Megan Lohmann, BC Energy Step Code Council and Head of Community Energy Management, CEA


8:30 – 8:50    CEA & CHBA North- Introduction to the BC Energy Step Code and the Northern BC Context
8:50 – 9:30  Builder Panel- Experiences in Step Code Compliance in the North and CHBA supports
9:30 – 10:05 Energy Advisor Panel– Role of an EA and process for Step Code compliance
10:05 – 10:25 BC Hydro/Fortis BC/ PNG– Utility Incentive and Support Programs
10:25 – 10:30 CEA- feedback poll & closing remarks


May 19, 2021
8:30 am - 10:30 am UTC-7