Williams Lake Builders’ Breakfast

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Williams Lake Builders’ Breakfast

November 8, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am PST


Builders, designers, housing managers, HVAC technicians, energy advisors, building officials:

Join us to learn about the Building Code changes implemented province-wide on May 1st through the BC Step Code. Talk to a building scientist, the executive officer of CHBA Northern BC, and local community champions about proven, cost-effective strategies to improve energy efficiency in new construction using the performance pathway and working with an energy advisor.

Pre-approved from BC Housing for 2 CPD for licensed builders.

Event is free of charge but you must pre-register.

Attend for free breakfast and to learn about:

  • The Building A Legacy Initiative
  • Changes to the BC Building Code that were brought in on May 1, 2023.
  • Performance Pathway of Step Code and a brief intro to Zero Carbon Step Code
  • Working as an Energy Advisor
  • Where to access more resources and support
  • Foundations of Building Science with Facilitators and Local Community Champions

About the Presenters

James Bourget is Principal at RDH Building Science. James has been providing lecture-based and hands-on training for over 15 years in his work as a consultant at RDH Building Science, as an instructor at the BCIT High Performance Building Lab, and as an educator providing CPD training for builders across BC.

Geoff Kirkpatrick is a contractor and educator. He has worked for over 30 years in building envelope remediation, restoration and rehabilitation, and has provided education and hands-on training since 2017 through corporate, government, and education facilities including BCIT.

Sam Zirnhelt is a High Performance Builder at Zirnhelt Timber Frames.

Terri McConnachie is Executive Officer for Canadian Home Builders Association of Northern BC.

Gaëtane Carignan is a facilitator with the Community Energy Association.


8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Registration & Breakfast

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Presentation & Facilitated Discussion

About Us

This event is one of many activities presented through Building A Legacy North, a collaboration of CHBA Northern BC with Community Energy Association, to support Step Code implementation and high performance building in Northern BC.

This opportunity has been made possible with the financial support of BC Hydro.

For more information and resources go to: www.communityenergy.ca/bal-north


November 8, 2023
8:30 am - 11:00 am PST


Community Energy Association