Halifax Convention Centre | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

BuildGreen Atlantic features a Zero Carbon Keynote, education sessions, a closing plenary, a tradeshow and an Awards Ceremony. It will attract the green building sector including architects, engineers, designers, policy makers as well as students.

The BGA 2018 organizing committee is planning a schedule that includes project profiles, product demonstrations, and construction best practices that address the continuum of sustainable building from residential to commercial and industrial projects.

Suppliers and service providers are invited to participate in our industry trade show. The trade show exhibitors package can be found HERE .

 
Program
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
 
7:30 - 8:00 a.m.
Conference Registration
 
 
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast, Conference Welcome & Keynote Address - Room C3/C4
Zero Carbon Design and Anticipated Occupancy Considerations
Tony Cupido, Mohawk College
 
 
9:30 - 10:20 a.m.
Session 1A - Room 102
Panel – Affordable Housing – Strategy, Research and Practical Application
Jeremie LeBlanc, CMHC; Raouf Chehaiber, CMHC; Ross Cantwell, Housing Trust of Nova Scotia
Session 1B - Room 103
Advanced Wood Framing for Green Buildings
Andrea Doncaster, Andrea Doncaster Engineering Ltd.
Session 1C - Room 104
Can Existing Buildings be Carbon Neutral?
Charline Cormier and Cait Dobbin, Stantec
 
 
10:20 - 11:10 a.m.
Session 2A - Room 102
GBCI Canada Update - Accelerating and Scaling Up Market Transformation
Thomas Mueller, CaGBC and GBCI Canada
Session 2B - Room 103
Heating System Selection to Reduce Carbon Emissions in Nova Scotia
Aaron Smith, M&R Engineering
Session 2C - Room 104
Sustainable Transportation Best Practices for Green Buildings
Rochelle Owen and Scott McPhee, Dalhousie University
 
11:10 - 11:30 a.m.
Break
 
 
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Session 3A - Room 102
Using Financing Solutions To Make Your Building Greener
Rob Mabe, CWB Maxium Financial
Session 3B - Room 103
UNB's Kinesiology Building - The Journey to a WELL Certified Building
Craig Hickey and Dr. Wayne Albert, University of New Brunswick
Session 3C - Room 104
Improving Energy Efficiency through Building Recommissioning and New Construction Upgrades
Donald Dodge & Kristine Baillieul, Efficiency NS
 
12:20 - 3:00 p.m.
Lunch on the Tradeshow Floor
 
 
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Closing Plenary - Room C3/C4
Energy Benchmarking - Building a Voluntary Program in Nova Scotia

James Capbell, NRCan; Mike Mellross, City of Edmonton; Patricia Duncan, NS DTIR
Moderator: Donald Dodge, Efficiency NS
 
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Wine & Cheese Closing Reception & Awards Ceremony - Room C3/C4

CaGBC Atlantic Chapter Leadership & Green Building Awards Ceremony - Room C3/C4

Join us as we recognize individuals and organizations that have made a significant contribution to advancing the green building industry in Atlantic Canada.
 
 

 
 

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