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CHBA 2021 Net Zero Home Leadership Summit

CHBA 2021 Net Zero Home Leadership Summit
THIS IS A LIVE INTERACTIVE ONLINE EVENT. YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN TO RECEIVE DISCOUNTED PRICING!

Please register below to secure your seat at the most outstanding table in the Canadian Net Zero community!

If you have a discount code, you may use it at the end during checkout.

Summit Pass includes:
  • Access to all live-streamed programming and slide decks
  • Participation in all live Q&A with presenters through chat
  • Live networking with Expo Hall exhibitors and attendees
  • CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Points to be confirmed
  • Entry into the Great Canadian Photo Contest for a chance to win a Pass refund!

Virtual Booth includes:
  • 2 Complimentary Summit Passes, as described above
  • Dedicated virtual Expo Hall "booth," featuring your company logo, detailed description, your company video, a Call-to-Action button, unlimited file uploads for attendees to download, full contact info
  • Upload of unlimited files/resources for Summit attendees to download
  • Dedicated live interactive Expo Hall & Networking session, on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm ET.
  • A banner ad which will appear periodically on the Summit platform landing page and within each widget.
  • Post-Summit analytics to help you evaluate your ROI and attendee engagement via various analytic reports.

For more details, please visit the Summit webpage.

When
11/22/2021 1:00 PM - 11/25/2021 4:30 PM
Where
CANADA

Program

   

Monday, 22 November 2021

 
Presented by Summit Co-Chairs:
Chris Williams
CHBA Net Zero Council Management Committee Chair Vice President, Avalon Master Builder
Joe Geluch
CHBA Net Zero Council Management Committee Member President, Naikoon Contracting Ltd.
Time
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
1:00 PM

Mollie Johnson
Assistant Deputy Minister, Low Carbon Energy Sector (LCES), Natural Resources Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to moving to net-zero emissions by 2050. The Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act (Bill C-12), introduced in Parliament November 2020, officially passed into legislation June 2021, formalizing Canada’s target to achieve net-zero emissions by the year 2050 with a series of interim emissions reduction targets at 5-year milestones toward that goal. Please join us for this session to learn more about the plans and reports required to support accountability and transparency and help ensure Canada hits all of its milestones on the way to its goal to achieve a prosperous net-zero economy by the year the 2050.
Time
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
1:15 PM

Jason Dion
Mitigation Research Director, Canadian Institute for Climate Choices

This comprehensive report from the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices explores over 60 pathways Canada could take to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and identifies critical choices that emerge along the way. Canada can not only achieve net zero, the report finds it can capitalize on unique advantages by doing so. However, success hinges on governments and businesses decisively scaling up solutions available today, while skillfully navigating unavoidable uncertainty. This presentation will unpack what achieving net zero would mean for Canada, as well as implications for the buildings sector.
Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
1:30 PM

Q&A
Moderators: Chris Williams and Joe Geluch
Speakers: Mollie Johnson and Jason Dion
Time
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
2:15 PM

Time
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2:30 PM

Paul Shorthouse
Senior Director, The Delphi Group and Managing Director, Circular Economy Leadership Canada

The circular economy model presents new economic and employment opportunities while simultaneously creating more resilient communities, businesses, and supply chains, improving competitiveness and affordability, spurring innovation, and attracting new investment that can support economic recovery. This presentation will provide information and insights sourced from an initial assessment of the current state of the circular built environment landscape and market readiness in Canada in line with global trends and circular economy principles and practices.
Time
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
3:00 PM

Chris Magwood
Executive Director, The Endeavour Centre & Builders for Climate Action 

For those of you who attended the last Summit, Chris provided a very informative presentation on the work he has been doing on the impact of embodied carbon in materials. His presentation was so well received that we invited him back to provide an update on his work, specifically the results of a new study that he completed for NRCan this year. Join us to learn about the main takeaways from this study, including what the material carbon emissions “range” is, how the material carbon emissions could be brought to zero or even be negative (net carbon storing) using conventional, code-compliant materials, and how reducing material emissions by one "tier" has a much larger impact on overall emissions than increasing energy efficiency by one tier in the NBC.
Time
3:20 PM - 3:40 PM
3:20 PM

Chris McLellan, P. Eng
Senior Standards Engineer, Natural Resource Canada, Office of Energy Efficiency, Homes and Communities Division

What’s the role of the building codes in helping to meet Canada’s obligation to achieve Net Zero Emissions by 2050? Are the codes considering how to fairly divide up the obligation of reducing the footprint of the housing sector? (For example, small vs large, new vs existing homes.) Are the results from the voluntary CHBA Net Zero Home Labelling Program being utilized to ensure that the code development is on the best path forward, including the most cost-optimized options already being used by builders? What about the impact of the occupant “lifestyle” loads that aren’t accounted for in H2K modelling? Hear what the CCBFC SC-EE is working on for the 2020-2025 code cycle, including the roll-out of the 2020 Building Code, and what’s coming after 2025.
Time
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
3:40 PM

Q&A
Moderators: Chris Williams and Joe Geluch
Speakers: Chris Magwood and Chris McLellan
Time
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
4:00 PM

Tuesday, 23 November 2021

 
Check out the latest products and services in high-performance residential construction! The Emerging Innovations Showcase is an open mic on steroids, where 10 of the top emerging innovations will be showcased in 5 minutes each. You don’t want to miss this session! At the conclusion of the showcase presentations, Summit participants will have the opportunity to ask the presenters questions and can then vote on their favourite Emerging Innovation, earning the title of “Leaders Choice”!
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
1:00 PM

Time
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2:30 PM

Like a real in-person Expo Hall, attendees can visit each virtual “booth” in this live-streamed session, hosted by representatives from each exhibitor. Attendees can interact with the exhibitors and other attendees via the chat window, where they can ask questions and converse with others in each “booth”. Each virtual “booth” can host up to 50 people at a time, so you’ll be able to room hop, and likely find yourself involved in many spontaneous conversations, which could be the start of some great business connections.
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
3:00 PM

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

 
Natasha Rombough
Director, Marketing & Communications, Canadian Home Builders’ Association

Selling Net Zero: What do you need to communicate and how do you communicate Net Zero Homes to build consumer awareness, develop an understanding of their value, and to stimulate demand? In this session you will gain insight into what messaging has been successfully used in consumer sales, marketing and communication efforts including via social media, by the CHBA as well as by Net Zero Builders. You’ll learn what tools and resources are available as well as the results of the CHBA 2021 Home Buyer Preference Survey. We’ll also unveil the new Marketing & Communications training module to compliment the Net Zero Sales Training course.
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:00 PM

Q&A
Moderators: Chris Williams and Joe Geluch
Speaker: Natasha Rombough
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2:00 PM

Time
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2:30 PM

Sonja Winkelmann
- EP Director, Net Zero Energy Housing, CHBA
Andy Oding REA, LEED AP, BSSO, NZQEA
- CHBA Net Zero Council Management Committee Member
- Vice President, Director of Building Science, Building Knowledge Canada Inc.
Patric A. Langevin, M.Arch
- Project Lead and Facilitator, Local Energy Efficiency Partnerships (LEEP), Natural Resources Canada

Voluntary energy efficiency programs have always played an important role in informing the path of residential building codes in Canada. There has been a very consistent pattern of the codes following behind the voluntary programs, allowing the industry to “work out the kinks”, and instilling confidence in an approach before moving forward with code regulation. Currently, the innovators and early adopters are the holders of the most current knowledge. To be able to cross the “chasm” to the early majority we must disseminate this knowledge, shortening the learning curve and paving the way for the mass market. The challenge is to effectively apply what we already know and what we continue to learn, “en masse”. Join us for this session to learn what initiatives are bridging the knowledge gap and accelerating the industry's capacity to capitalize on Net Zero. Our panel will present and discuss the potential challenges and opportunities and will engage the audience in the dialogue.
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM

Q&A
Moderators: Chris Williams and Joe Geluch
Speakers: Sonja Winkelmann, Andy Oding, Patrick Langevin
Time
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
4:00 PM

Thursday, 25 November 2021

 
Sonja Winkelmann
- EP Director, Net Zero Energy Housing, CHBA
Lisa Dockman, B.Sc., B.Ed.
- CPF Residential Energy Transition Program Manager, Environment & Climate Resilience, Planning & Environment Services, Urban Planning & Economy, City of Edmonton
Patric A. Langevin, M.Arch
- Project Lead and Facilitator, Local Energy Efficiency Partnerships (LEEP), Natural Resources Canada
Joe Geluch
- Summit Co-Chair
- CHBA Net Zero Council Management Committee Member
- President, Naikoon Contracting Ltd.
Adam Corneil
- CEO & Founder, Unbuilders & Heritage Lumber

Homes in Canada built between 1960 and 1977 consume an average of 342 GJ/year. Compared to new homes that consume an average of 105 GJ/year, that’s a big gap. Now imagine the opportunity to bring that down even further, to 45 GJ/year with a Net Zero Ready renovation. Older homes provide a significant opportunity to reduce energy consumption and GHGs. Are consumers even willing and financially able to do such a considerable deep energy retrofit? And how are renovators doing them? Join this session to learn about the results of the Net Zero Reno Pilot, and hear about some unique projects and efforts in this space.
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:00 PM

Q&A
Moderators: Chris Williams and Joe Geluch
Speakers: Sonja Winkelmann, Lisa Dockman, Patric Langevin, Joe Geluch, Adam Corneil
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2:00 PM

Time
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2:30 PM

Frank Lohmann
- Director, Building Science, Canadian Home Builders’ Association
Andy Oding, REA, LEED AP, BSSO, NZQEA
- CHBA Net Zero Council Management Committee Member
- Vice President, Director of Building Science, Building Knowledge Canada Inc.
Wil Beardmore
- President & Founder, Bluewater Energy
Doug Tarry
- President, Doug Tarry Homes

The term resilience is increasingly being used in our industry. What does it really mean and do Net Zero Homes address it? What about the new concept of survivability? What does it have to do with resilience… if anything? Join us for this session to learn the difference between resilience, passive and active survivability, some of the solutions, and what one leading builder is doing to innovate in this space.
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
3:00 PM

Q&A
Moderators: Chris Williams and Joe Geluch
Speakers: Frank Lohmann, Andy Oding, Wil Beardmore, Doug Tarry
Time
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
3:45 PM

Our co-chairs will provide some closing commentary to wrap up the event, announce the winner of our Great Canadian photo contest (the winner gets a complimentary pass to the next Summit!), and will provide some initial details on the dates and location of the 2022 Summit.
Time
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
4:15 PM

 
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