Net Zero Technical Committee

The role of the Net Zero Technical Committee (TC) is to assist the CHBA Net Zero Energy Housing Council (NZC) in an advisory capacity to review, consider and make recommendations on the development and implementation of the Net Zero Home Labelling Program. The TC holds monthly meetings to support the ongoing development of the Program Requirements, including the development and alignment of new applications of the Program, such as Renovations, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), MURBs/Mid-density and neighbourhoods. The committee reviews all proposed Change Requests submitted by CHBA members and determines which should be approved.

The Net Zero Technical Committee is made up of industry experts from across Canada. The 12 voting members are listed below.

Additionally, non-voting ex-officio representatives from each of the following government organizations have a seat on the Net Zero Technical Committee. 

- Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Centre for Housing Technology
- Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY
- Natural Resources Canada, Local Energy Efficiency Partnerships
- Natural Resources Canada, Office of Energy Efficiency

Call for Applications

Interested in becoming a voting member on the Net Zero Technical Committee? Review the Terms of Reference before submitting an Application Form to Brett Cass by December 8 @ 5pm ET.

Net Zero Technical Committee Members

Derek Satnik

Derek Satnik (Chair)
Vice President of Technologies, 
s2e Technologies Developments Inc.

Gary Hamer

Gary Hamer (Past Chair)
Residential Specialist Engineer, 
BC Hydro

 Angela Bustamante

Angela Bustamante (Vice Chair)
Director of Technical Services and Builder Services, 
Building Knowledge Canada Inc.

Arthur Lo

Arthur Lo
Owner & Founder, 
Insightful Healthy Homes

Gilles Lesage

Gilles Lesage
Total Home Solutions Inc.

Haitao Yu

Haitao Yu
Lead. R&D, 
Landmark Group of Companies

Lauren Lipka

Lauren Lipka
Energy Efficiency Programs Manager, 

Peter Darlington

Peter Darlington
Solar Homes Inc.

Ron Isaac

Ron Isaac
Director, Sustainability
Empire Communities

Ryan Kelly

Ryan Kelly
R&D Engineering,
Efficiency Nova Scotia

Salvatore Ciarlo

Salvatore Ciarlo
Technical Services and Codes and Standards Director,
Owens Corning Canada

Stephen Magneron

Stephen Magneron
Ontario Manager, 
Homesol Building Solutions