ZERO CARBON: Make Zero Today

DURATION: 8 hours
This includes sessions delivered during Day 2 of CaGBC's 2020 annual Conference, Building Lasting Change (BLC), delivered in Fall 2020.

Climate change and net-zero buildings were at the forefront of the Canadian federal election. The risk associated with not adopting Zero Carbon Buildings grows with each passing day. CaGBC has taken the lead in driving innovation in zero-carbon design and performance in Canada. Tremendous progress has been made over last three years with projects showcasing innovative strategies, technologies. and products designed to achieve zero-carbon performance and reduce embodied carbon. This stream explores innovative designs and approaches, provides an overview of new technologies, products and renewable energy, and discusses policies, programs, and ideas that encourage zero carbon development in Canada. Sessions this week covered the full gamut for zero carbon to be an inclusive approach for climate action.

  • Keynote Panel - Energy and Emissions Intensities: Trends, Opportunities, and Limitations. Presenters: Darryl Neate, Oxford Properties Group; Philippe Bernier, Triovest Realty Advisors; Regan Smith, Manulife Investment Management; Chris Pyke, ArcSkoru.
  • Post Occupancy Evaluation Results - Occupying a Net Zero Energy and Zero Carbon Building. Presenters: Tony Cupido, Mohawk College; Steve Kemp, RDH Building Science; Kristen Yee Loong, RDH Building Science.
  • Zero Carbon Buildings and the Carbon Use Intensity Metric. Presenter: Chris Magwood, Endeavour Centre.
  • Zero Carbon Building Standard V2 (2-hour workshop). Presenter: Fin MacDonald, CaGBC.
  • Building-Integrated Photovoltaics: Towards Renewable Real Estate. Presenters: Scott Russell, SkySolar; Veronique Delisle, Project Manager, Natural Resources Canada.
  • Embodied Carbon: The Blind Spot of the Building Industry. Presenters: Adam Auer, Cement Association of Canada; Anthony Pak, Priopta; Peter Moonen, Canada Wood Council.
  • Innovation Forum: Leveraging Smart Building Technologies DC Low-Voltage Building Design. Presenters: Zeina Elali, Perkins & Will; Farukh Aslam, Sinclair Holdings; Brian Ensign, Superior Essex; Bolis Ibrahim, Argentum Electronics; moderated by Annie Bevan, Superior Essex.


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    Member (National or Chapter members) price: $75

    Non member price: $100

    Regular price: $100.00

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