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POSTPONED - UDI Seminar: BC Hydro High Performance Building Program (Part3)

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Name: POSTPONED - UDI Seminar: BC Hydro High Performance Building Program (Part3)
Date: October 14, 2022 - October 15, 2022
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:


On September 26th, the Province launched a public review of two significant changes to the Energy Step Code (ESC), that could have impacts on your future building projects. The Government is establishing province-wide energy performance standards and allowing local governments to mandate GHG emission targets for new buildings. 

As a result of these changes, some local governments that have implemented the , have already indicated that they will be increasing their required steps and introducing new GHG reduction targets for new Province itself is planning to mandate that new buildings be net-zero energy ready by 2032 and have zero carbon emissions by 2030.  

The High-Performance Building Program is a 2-day session created to serve as an ongoing vehicle to prepare the market for current and future energy and sustainability related building code updates.  

This dynamic 2-day session will be facilitated by Dave Ramslie of OPEN Technologies and Jonathan Meads of StreetSide Development with presentations from industry experts covering topics from Approvals, Design & Construction, Financing, to Building Ownership and Handover.   

Please join us for this session from the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)  


Facilitated by Dave Ramslie, OPEN Technologies and Jonathan Meads of StreetSide Developments


Approvals & Regulations: Explain the current requirements that development managers will be facing on the local & provincial government levels  

- Patrick Enright, Green Building Engineer, City of Vancouver 
- Micah Lang, Senior Green Building Planner, City of Vancouver 
- Steven Groves, Senior Policy Advisor, Energy Efficiency Branch

Design & Construction: What are the best ways of achieving targets with your team. What questions do you need to ask your design and construction teams? What do you need to know so you are ready for these meetings? What concepts will help you to get there?

- Christian Cianfrone, Director, Decarbonization, EllisDon 
- Sophie Mercier, Principal, Building Envelope Specialist,
- Hansi Liu-Atkinson, Program Manager, Electrification, BC Hydro 
- Derek Curll, Interconnections Manager, BC Hydro

Financing: What does building high performance mean for the overall budget?  Alternative forms of financing? What does this do to your pro-forma? 

- Ping Pang, Director, Cost Consultant, BTY Group 
Building Ownership and Resources: Ensuring successful handover to building owner and how to maintain a sustainable relationship.

- Roberto Pecora, Director, ZebX 
- Sean Ingraham, Senior Vice President, FirstService Residential
Event Sponsors:

SFU Wosk Centre for Dialogue
Strategy Room 320
580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Date/Time Information:

Friday, October 14, 2022 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
October 15, 2022 - 8:30am to 3:00pm

- Includes all meals and digital class materials.
- Please note any dietary restrictions in the 'Comments' box when registering.
- Cancellation Policy: 14 days' notice required for refunds. Substitutions allowed.

Registration may open to non-members in September, depending on availability. This course is approved for 5.5 informal CPD points with BC Housing.

$1,000 +GST - UDI Members Only 

$1,250 + GST - Non-Member Pricing (registration is open)


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