About Build Sask Green
November 13 | Regina, SK | DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre

The annual Build Sask Green Conference is a signature event of the Canada Green Building Council – Saskatchewan Chapter and features education, training, and motivational sessions on green building best practices and trends. Attendees will learn from industry experts to enhance their knowledge and build their professional relationships through networking opportunities.

Build Sask Green 2019 will return to Regina on November 13 to continue conversations surrounding methods for reducing carbon emissions in our built environment, to learn the latest technological advances in green buildings, and to hear from leaders across the province speak to how we can better green our communities.

A benefit to this year's registration, each ticket include entry to the evening reception on November 12th and the afternoon energy code roundtables happening after the conference on November 13th.


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Program At-a-Glance

Build Sask Green 2019 Welcome Reception – November 12
Malty National | 1130 15th Ave | Regina, SK
5:00-7:00 pm
Build Sask Green 2019 Welcome Reception
Tickets included with BSG registration or available separately
Build Sask Green 2019 - November 13
Swift Current Room | DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre | 1975 Broad St. | Regina, SK
8:00-8:30 am
Breakfast and Registration
8:30-8:35 am
8:35-9:15 am
Accelerating to Zero
Fin MacDonald, CaGBC
9:15-10:15 am
Energy Management in Saskatchewan Buildings

Teamwork of Energy Management: A People Focus
Emma Wildeman, Triovest Realty Advisors

Energy management in a building is often thought of as a mechanical issue that requires projects and equipment changes. What if people and teamwork have a bigger role than we think? This presentation will explore how building operators, property managers, and building owners influence a building’s energy performance.

The Importance of Energy Data
Mike Tate and Bryden Wright, Greenwave Innovations

The presentation will discuss how detailed energy consumption data can be used to make informed energy efficiency decisions within commercial and industrial facilities. Mike and Bryden will explain how collecting and analyzing data is the first important step in supporting a sustainability plan.
10:15-10:30 am
10:30-11:00 am
Cowessess First Nation – Leaders in Renewable Energy
Cowessess First Nation first got started in renewable energy in 2012 with a wind turbine and battery storage. In 2018 they added four rows of solar panels raising their onsite energy generation to one megawatt. Chief Cadmus Delorme will discuss why renewables are so important to their community, provide an update on the projects, and share what’s coming next.
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Case Study – Red River College Innovation Centre: Innovations and lessons learned en route to EUI 100
Number Ten Architectural Group - Amanda Ross, Gabe Derksen
Diamond Schmitt Architects - Martin Gauthier

The Innovation Centre is a 100,000 sq.ft. expansion to Red River College’s downtown Exchange District Campus in Winnipeg, including the adaptive re-use of the historically designated Scott Fruit building and a state-of-the-art four-storey addition programmed and designed to create “guided collisions” and collaboration between students, instructors, industry and community. The project will also be connected by an above-ground pedestrian walkway to the existing Roblin Centre.

From a Sustainability perspective, the charter mandate is to build the College’s most energy efficient building to date, including the ambitious goal achieving an Energy Use Intensity of 100. This session provides an overview of the process, approach and notable technologies being utilized – including a first in Canada building integrated photovoltaic rainscreen system. 
12:00-12:45 pm
Lunch and networking
12:45-1:30 pm
Keynote – Greening Commercial Real Estate: A past, present, and future perspective
Daryl Neate, Oxford Properties

A lot has changed in the past decade. Many of the largest real estate companies in the country are now reporting – and setting targets around – their sustainability performance. The application of green building practices and technologies have also taken off. But the drivers and pace of change has been uneven across asset classes and regions. Oxford Properties has taken a leadership approach to sustainability across its global portfolio spanning over 100 million square feet and five asset classes. Darryl Neate, Director Sustainability, has been at the centre of Oxford’s strategy, programs and reporting for the last 10 years and has a unique perspective on the green building landscape in Canada and beyond. Darryl will discuss where we’ve come from and where we are today, before exploring key trends for the future. He will also address some of the challenges of driving change within organizations and outline strategies for practitioners passionate about developing and managing the next generation of sustainable buildings.
1:30-2:00 pm
2:00-4:00 pm
Energy Code Roundtables
Tickets included with BSG registration or available separately

The adoption of the 2017 National Energy Code for Buildings has resulted in a number of changes to how buildings are designed and approved by municipalities. Over the past 10 months municipalities and consultants have been working through the new process and have acquired lessons learned. The goal of this session is to provide you with insight from the City of Regina, City of Saskatoon, and local consultants on how to mitigate challenges you may be facing in your projects. This session will include a series of short presentations with opportunities to discuss your project challenges or lessons learnt with colleagues in an informal, roundtable discussion setting.




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Full Conference


  • Evening Reception
  • Afternoon Roundtables
  • Meals & breaks
Student = 50% discount
Group discount 15% for 3 or more
Sponsors: Please contact Crystal Bornais for discount code



Evening Reception


  • One free drink and appetizers
Free for Build Sask Green participants
(contact Crystal for registration code)



Energy Code Roundtables

Free for Build Sask Green participants
(contact Crystal for registration code)






Build Sask Green 2019 will be hosted in Regina at:

DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre
1975 Broad Street | Swift Current Room
Regina, SK S4P 1Y2


Sponsor BSG 2019

Get recognized as a leader in the green building and design field in Saskatchewan and introduce participants to your products and services.

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For any information or questions regarding Build Sask Green, please contact:

Crystal Bornais
Regional Manager, Manitoba and Saskatchewan
Direct: (204) 230-5371