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Upcoming Education and Events
Mar
15
Green Jobs 101 & Career Fair

This annual event connects seasoned professionals with students and young professionals trying to break into green building and other sustainable industries. The event will include a green building tour, career fair booths for student and young professional recruitment, keynote presenter and speed networking session.  

Expect students from: University of Ottawa, Carleton University, Algonquin College, La Cité Collegial, and Cégep de l’Outaouais. 


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April
26
Green Building Breakfast Series: Canada's Largest Zero Carbon Project 
Mohawk College in Hamilton will be home to Canada’s largest, and the city’s first, Net-Zero energy institutional building. The 92,000 square foot facility, scheduled to be completed in the spring of 2018, will feature labs, workshops, lecture theatres and industry training centres. Environmental technologies will include a high-performance building envelope to maximize heating, cooling and natural light, solar panel and thermal arrays, geothermal wells, variable refrigerant flow heat pumps, and storm water harvesting. The $54 million Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation is supported by the Government of Canada, the Joyce Family Foundation, ArcelorMittal Dofasco and the Mohawk Students’ Association. Join us for a panel discussion with the lead Engineer, Architect and Building Manager to learn more about this innovative project.

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May 10th CaGBC Green Building Awards 

The Ottawa Chapter Leadership Board of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is excited to open up registration to our first Green Building Awards Reception with a quest to recognize outstanding green building projects and people throughout Eastern ON and the Gatineau region.  This year we will be recognizing excellence in green building through the following awards:

  • Leadership Award - Green Building Pioneer
  • Leadership Award - Emerging Green Leader
  • Excellence in Green Building – Existing Building – Commercial & Residential
  • Excellence in Green Building – Inspiring Home Award

All members of the Ottawa Chapter are invited to attend the ceremony. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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Oct 2nd Green Associate Kickstarter
Prepare to challenge the LEED® Green Associate exam and earn the internationally recognized LEED v4 Green Associate credential.
CaGBC has developed this condensed 1-day course which is delivered by highly-qualified Canadian instructors with real-life local and regional experience. This course is intended to provide you with foundational information, which is meant to be followed up with a post-course study plan.

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Oct
TBD
Green Building Breakfast Series
These events attract 60-90 participants and includes a buffet breakfast. Each breakfast addresses a hot topic within the industry and typically involves a panel followed by a discussion. The event is intimate so that participants get a chance to engage with the experts in the room.
     
Nov
13th
Green Associate Kickstarter
Prepare to challenge the LEED® Green Associate exam and earn the internationally recognized LEED v4 Green Associate credential.
CaGBC has developed this condensed 1-day course which is delivered by highly-qualified Canadian instructors with real-life local and regional experience. This course is intended to provide you with foundational information, which is meant to be followed up with a post-course study plan.

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Nov
TBD
GPRO: Green Professional Building Skills Training
A comprehensive national training and certificate program. This program teaches the principles of sustainability and trade-specific green construction knowledge to people who build, renovate and maintain buildings.

GPRO certificate holders will be prepared to work in accordance with new regulations and to meet the expectations of owners and tenants who want healthier, environmentally sustainable, and energy-efficient homes and buildings.
     

 

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