The keynote speaker and panelists will deliver insights that you can put to work in your business the next day, to give you a market advantage, and to meet/exceed energy efficiency building code requirements: Learn directly from experienced NZE Builders and Energy Advisors from across Canada; In a discussion panel format, hear about the variety of proven techniques for taking a home to NZE performance. Benefit from the personal experiences and lessons learned in past projects, and the next steps along the "road" to NZE;Take the opportunity to develop relationships with the builders, Energy Advisors, as well as product and service experts who have experience completing NZE homes. (Network with this specialized group of industry experts as well as members of the Net Zero Energy Housing Council.); Hear directly from the marketing agency developing our NZE Brand, in a keynote session and a builder discussion panel session, on the exciting Sales and Marketing efforts now underway! Check out the agenda and panelists here. Register on-line hereMonday, May 2nd, 2016 from 8:30-5:00. Delta Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna, BC.
Building Science Fundamentals is a two-day seminar that teaches the basic knowledge needed to design and build durable, energy efficient, affordable and healthy buildings. Dr. Lstiburek will discuss building science principles, such as the control of heat, air and moisture and indoor air quality) and show you how to apply them to low-energy enclosure design, advanced HVAC systems, forensic investigations, and the repair and retrofit of existing buildings. The Fundamentals class has been attended by over 1500 builders, architects, engineers, building science consultants, building code officials, facility managers, building product manufacturers and government officials. Denver, CO: April 25 to 26; Westford, MA: May 25 to 26; Dallas, TX: June 29 to 30; Chicago, IL: July 13 to 14; Seattle, WA: Sep 14 to 15; Baltimore, MD: Oct 12 to 13, 2016
Spend ten weeks with Marc Rosenbaum learning to 'fix what we have'. This is the companion to Marc's acclaimed "Zero Net Energy Homes" course. That course is geared toward new construction projects while this course focuses exclusively on existing buildings up to 45,000 square feet. It's a course for professionals who are serious about transformative energy upgrades in residential and commercial buildings. September 12 to November 20, 2016 On Line
This is a 10-week online course, taught by Marc Rosenbaum, one of the most popular and best-reviewed speakers at NESEA’s Building Energy conference every year. Through this course, you will walk away with a comprehensive understanding of all of the key components of a Zero Net Energy Home – envelope, systems, and renewable energy sources – and how they fit together. Successful students will complete a full design for a Zero Net Energy Home, including an energy model, and earn NESEA’s “Zero Net Energy Homes Professional Certificate”. March 20 to May 28, 2017 On-Line
A rapidly increasing number of states and municipalities are setting standards for accurately considering the value of green attributes in homes. The Accredited Green Appraiser credential allows appraisal professionals to gain competency on issues related to high performance home valuation, while also providing the opportunity to earn a professional accreditation and a competitive edge market. Become an accredited green appraiser with this course.View Anytime
The Earth Advantage Broker Accreditation provides real estate professionals with the opportunity to identify the differences between the leading energy efficiency programs and third party certifications, while gaining the expertise and skills necessary to communicate with clients about the value and benefits of a new or remodeled high performance home. Become an Earth Advantage Broker with this course.View Anytime
Without a doubt, Dr. Joe Lstiburek of Building Science Corporation is a leading authority on high-performance buildings. What' s unique about Joe is that he provides specific, actionable guidance based on decades of experience, extensive research, and a unique ability to identify and communicate common sense solutions. Attendees to this webinar will learn best practices for high-R assemblies including specific recommendations for ensuring the four critical building science control layers that minimize risk of moisture problems and maximize performance. Don't miss the video of this special webinar. View Anytime