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April 5 | Red Deer College – LEED Center for Innovation in Manufacturing

This year, the Alberta Chapter is hosting our 5th Annual Green Homes Summit at Red Deer College on April 5th in collaboration with Red Deer College, the Central Alberta Home Builders Association, Red Deer Construction Association, and Rethink Red Deer. Content for this Annual Event is sourced from the Membership, and curated by a cross-sectoral advisory committee to showcase leadership and innovation in the residential green building market, and provide insights into the future of green homes and communities in Alberta. This year’s themes include:

  • LEED for Homes
  • Energy Efficiency and Zero Carbon
  • Standards Codes & Rating Systems
  • Innovation in Materials, Techniques & Technologies
  • Healthy Homes
  • Affordable Sustainability and Accessibility

This event attracts between 100-150 delegates from across the residential home building market, including government representatives and industry associations. The event features a combined exhibitor showcase, tours of RDC alternative energy lab, and content specific to innovation and leadership in greening residential properties.

Registration | Register now »


Early Bird (Before February 25)
Member $195
Non-Member $250

Regular (February 26 – April 5)
Member $245
Non-Member $300

Emerging Green Professionals (EGPs)
EGP’s can email Lisa at for an additional coupon code!



Content for this Annual Green Homes Summit is sourced from the Membership of the CaGBC, and curated by a cross-sectoral advisory committee to showcase leadership and innovation in the residential green building market, and provide insights into the future of green homes and communities in Alberta.

Friday, April 5, 2019
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
9:00 - 9:20 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Red Deer College
Joel Ward, President
Moderator: Melanie Ross, Integral
9:20 - 10:10 a.m.
Affordable, Sustainable, & Accessible Housing Panel
The Trifecta of Housing Security
Melanie Ross, Integral Group
Darby Lee Young, Level Playing Field
Elizabeth Huculak, Independent Strategic Consulting
Moderator: Christina Michayluk, Footprint
10:10 - 11:00 a.m.
RDC Alternative Energy Lab Tour
Alternative Energy Lab Tour and Exhibitor Showcase Networking Break
Moderators: RDC Staff
RDC Logo
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Innovation in Materials, Techniques and Technologies & Standards Codes and Rating Systems
Use of Artificial Intelligence in Energy Efficiency and Zero Carbon
Amit Varma, Braintoy
Structural Insulated Panels - Building a High Performance Envelope
Reto Steiner, InGreen Systems
Cold Climate Off-Electric-Grid MicroCHP Feasibility
Tyler Willson, SAIT
Digitizing the Home Buying Experience
Doug Ord, REinVR
Moderator: Susan Kapetanovic-Marr, Morrison Hershfield
12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Lunch & Networking with Program Partners
Exhibitor Showcase & Networking Lunch
Moderator: Jonathan Lay, Genstar
1:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Energy Efficiency, LEED for Homes, and Zero Carbon
Net Zero Ready Homes
Haitao Yu, Landmark Homes
Affordability of Solar and Green Homes
David Kelly, SkyFire Energy
Passive Haus: the Conceptual Design
Dean Guidolin, Brookfield Residential
Moderator: Trish Bolen, ACI Architects
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Networking Break
Exhibitor Showcase & Health Break
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Municipal Leadership Panel
Municipal Leadership in Energy Efficiency for Green Homes
Robyn Webb, City of Edmonton
Cathy Heron, Mayor of St. Albert
Moderator: Melanie Ross, Integral

4:30 - 4:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Moderator: Melanie Ross, Integral

Click here to download a pdf of the full program including speaker bios.


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Call for Exhibitors

Don’t miss the chance to showcase your company in front of like-minded industry professionals.

Cost: $500.00
What it includes: Complimentary registration, logo and web link in the Summit Program, and recognition on the Summit presentation.

Attendees: More than 100 Green Building Professionals including architects, designers, builders, developers, construction companies, government, and academia.

Become an Exhibitor »


Sponsor GHS 2019

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


For any information or questions regarding Green Homes Summit 2019, please contact:

Lisa Maria Fox
Regional Director
(403) 615-0125



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Amit Varma
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Cathy Heron
Mayor of St. Albert
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Christina Michayluk
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Darby Lee Young
Level Playing Field
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David Kelly
SkyFire Energy
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Dean Guidolin
Brookfield Residential
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Doug Ord
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Elizabeth Huculak
Independent Strategic Consulting
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Haitao Yu
Landmark Homes
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Joel Ward
President, Red Deer College
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Jonathan Lay
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Melanie Ross
Integral Group
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Reto Steiner
InGreen Systems
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Robyn Webb
City of Edmonton
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Trish Bolen
ACI Architects
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Tyler Willson


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