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BC Energy Step Code Presentation / Webinar

October 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Come join us for a Light House information session on the BC Energy Step Code.
This event organized by Light House and Focal Engineering Principal Susan Hayes, will be held at Light House’s office (Mezzanine) and broadcasted live at the same time. This information session will focus on energy modelling of Part 3 buildings under the new BC Energy Step Code, and how building design is involved in meeting the new requirements. The presentation will be targeted towards architects, engineers and developers who are familiar with these building types. After a brief introduction, we will cover the basic Step Code requirements, focusing on Part 3 buildings in Climate Zone 4. We will spend some time discussing how Energy Modelling simulations are used to demonstrate compliance with the Step Code. Two sample projects will be reviewed to demonstrate real world experiences targeting Levels 3 and 4, before we wrap up with a summary of key take-aways and additional resources. Time will be allocated for questions and discussion. Lunch will also be provided to those attending in person. This event has been approved for AIBC credits and gives you 1 Core Learning Unit.
Presenter Background: Susan Hayes, P.Eng., LEED AP BD+C, CPHC
Susan is an experienced mechanical engineer, project manager, and energy modeller with a passion for sustainability. She is the owner of Focal Engineering and has over twelve years of experience in mechanical design, energy modelling, research, and other energy analysis for new construction and existing buildings. Susan is the Chair of the provincial energy modelling association, IBPSA BC, and has been invited to represent both IBPSA BC and Engineers and Geoscientists BC at the Energy Step Code Council consultation group, including participation on the Technical Subcommittee.


October 24, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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