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Upcoming Education and Events
 
 
Aug 24
Ottawa

The Ontario Green Building Excellence and Leadership Awards
August 24 deadline for award nominations

 
Sept 18
Ottawa

Sustainable Energy Social Finance Design Lab

Join the Ottawa Energy Collective Impact team for an important event connecting energy and social finance from 8:30-3:30 on September 18, 2018, at Carleton University. Admission: 75$/Participant Using Code EARLYBIRD25 until September 5! $100/participant after September 5th.

 
 
 
Sept 27
Ottawa

CaGBC Innovation Series Zero Carbon Lunch & Learn brought to you by Mitsubishi Electric Heating and Cooling: evolv1 - the First Certified Zero Carbon Building in Canada
The evolv1 Centre for Sustainability Excellence is the first Zero Carbon building in Canada. It is an example for the world demonstrating how it is possible to build a high-performance building using competitive market driven budgets. Join us for lunch and discover how they did it and learn more about how the tenants are interacting in this new space. Event may include a short tour of the museum.

 
October 2nd
Ottawa

Policy & Politic Navigating Ontario’s New Government Breakfast Event
The conservation landscape is moving faster than ever and keeping up to date is always a challenge. This event will review the most significant new and updated policies and programs related to building energy, carbon and sustainability in the capital region. Join us for breakfast as we figure out how to capitalize on new the opportunities and challenges ahead.

Programs included:

  • Municipal – Latest developments, where we see things going at this level, Climate Protection Committee
  • Provincial – New political climate (Ford Govn’t), Energy and Water Reporting and Benchmarking, Net-Metering, Cap and Trade, Where are things going?
  • Utilities – Electricity and Gas conservation programs
  • Market – Voluntary programs and rating system updates
 
October 2nd
Ottawa

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.

 
 
November 13
Ottawa

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.

 
 
November 20
Ottawa

Sustainable Urbanism

Recognizing the gaps in implementing low-carbon strategies and drawing on both international and local experiences, the CaGBC has partnered with the Urbanism Lab of the National Capital Commission to discuss sustainable urbanism and resilience. The evening will start off with some light refreshments and networking followed by this year’s keynote Doug Farr, an internationally recognized Architect and a leading authority in sustainable urbanism and high performance buildings.

The keynote will be followed by an expert panel with local leaders and green building experts that are driving change within our city.

 
 
November TBD
Ottawa

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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