Webday Wednesday - Leading the Change Towards Ultra Low-Energy and Passive House Buildings

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For the month of November, the RAIC is pleased to present a weekly series on the subject of Towards Zero-Energy Buildings.

 

Title: Leading the Change Towards Ultra Low-Energy and Passive House Buildings
Date: November 25, 2020
Presenter: Marine Sanchez, C.Eng., CPHD, PHI-accredited Certifier | Passive House Specialist | RDH Building Science Inc.

SESSION:

High-performance, ultra low-energy buildings are coming to national and provincial codes, with Passive House buildings required in Vancouver and Toronto by 2030. Low-energy new-build and retrofits are key to meet our GHG emission targets and build climate change resiliency. Canadian practices will become leaders in this effort.
The design process for high performance buildings is fundamentally different and will take some adjustment. Required changes will be explored through case studies of large PH buildings (student residences, residential towers). Insights will equip Canadian practices with tools to integrate high performance into their core work and be ready for the future.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the role of ultra low-energy buildings (including Passive House) in meeting provincial and national climate change policy and objectives.
  • Highlight the shift in design process required to deliver ultra low-energy (and Passive House) buildings, with the necessity of an integrated, energy budgeting design process
  • Describe new design performance metrics, the necessity of energy budget concepts, and how they can drive and inform design.
  • List and explain additional reasons why we should focus on delivering ultra low-energy buildings to meet key future goals.

BIO:

Marine Sanchez, C.Eng., CPHD, PHI-accredited Certifier
Passive House Specialist
RDH Building Science Inc. 

Being part of Canada’s highly experienced Passive House professionals circle, Marine leads RDH’s Passive House consulting services on the East coast. She is one of the few Building Certifiers in North-America and joined RDH’s specialist team to focus on large-scale mixed-use projects. Her current efforts are on student residences, leading the University of Toronto and Victoria student housing and dining projects. She concentrates on the site delivery of high-performance buildings, having led repeatedly site teams unfamiliar with PH towards certification. The rest of her time is split between supporting Toronto implement their Zero-Emissions Buildings Framework and teaching in the PH community since 2013.
 

Continuing education learning hours: 1 credit

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, November 23 at 8:00 p.m. ET

WEBINAR REGISTRATION FEE:
$50 for RAIC members, plus applicable taxes.
$75 for non-members, plus applicable taxes.

SCHEDULE: The Webinar will take place on Wednesday, November 25 at 1 p.m. ET in English.
The Canada-wide schedule by time zone is:

 PACIFICMOUNTAINCENTRALEASTATLANTICNEWFOUNDLAND
START 10 a.m. 11 a.m. 12 noon 1 p.m. 2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
END 11 a.m. 12 noon 1 p.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

More information, including online access instructions and a PDF copy of the slides will be sent to you by email on the Tuesday prior to the Webday webinar. 

*Purchase of webinars and events are non-transferable.

When
November 25, 2020 1:00 PM through  2:00 PM
Event Fee(s)
Fees
Event Fees (GST) $ 75.00 + $ 3.75 Sales Tax
Event Fees (Ontario) $ 75.00 + $ 9.75 Sales Tax
Event Fees (Quebec) $ 75.00 + $ 11.23 Sales Tax
Event Fees (HST) $ 75.00 + $ 11.25 Sales Tax

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