Builder Workshop - Energy Star for New Homes

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 07:30

Join us at the Prestige Mountain Resort in Rossland, on March 8, to learn about using EnerGuide for new homes and building to ENERGY STAR® for New Homes. 7:30 - 12 Noon.  Hot breakfast included.

This workshop is primarily aimed at builders and building officials.

All builders will leave the workshop ready to get certified to build ENERGY STAR homes and prepared to offer clients options in building comfortable, durable, and healthier new homes. Attendees will also earn 3.5 CPD credits (Group A) from BC Housing / HPO.


This workshop features presentations by Richard Kadulski, the Community Energy Association, and an EnerGuide blower door demonstration by Gerry Sawkins, local certified Energy Advisor.

It will explore:

  • ENERGY STAR for New Homes, providing the background you need to get certified
  • Support available from the BC utilities, including rebates
  • Working with an Energy Advisor to get EnerGuide and ENERGY STAR
  • The coming Energy Step Code, and how to prepare

This event is eligible for 3.5 Continuing Professional Development Group A credits from BC Housing / HPO, and is eligible for credits through the Building Officials' Association of BC.

The early bird rate is $90 for registrations up to March 1. Registrations after this date pay $100. Flat fees - no GST or PST.

Plus 10% off for CHBA & CEA members!

A full hot breakfast buffet & refreshments are included.

For more workshop information and for registration visit the Community Energy Association website by clicking here.  Other workshop locations include Nelson on March 7th and Grand Forks on March 9th.  

The Rossland workshop is presented in cooperation with the Rossland Sustainability Commission & the City of Rossland.