Join us at this event to hear what’s new in Net Zero research and policy, and take part in a lively discussion with policy and technical experts!
Thomas Mueller, President and CEO of the Canada Green Building Council
Sean Pander, Green Building Program Manager at the City of Vancouver
Dave Ramslie, Principal, Sustainability + Research at Integral Group
Having identified a need for consistency in our understanding and approach to Net Zero in Canada, CaGBC has been conducting research and consultation to develop a proposal for a net zero framework for commercial, institutional and high rise residential buildings in Canada. This is an exclusive opportunity to hear from Thomas Mueller, President and CEO of the CaGBC, on their work to date. The CaGBC consulted with over 50 stakeholders representing over 40 organizations. The intent is to create consistency in our understanding and approach to Net Zero in Canada by developing a standard and associated definition(s) of Net Zero buildings towards both low carbon intensity and high energy efficiency outcomes; allowing broad market participation by setting a pathway for increasing targets over time; and developing a transparent, robust and measurable metric that drives decisions on a range of different building types in different locations across Canada.
In July 2016, Vancouver City Council endorsed a Zero Emissions New Building Plan. The plan provides a roadmap that defines the specific goals, timelines, and initiatives needed to eliminate emissions from most new buildings within a decade. This is also a great opportunity to hear from Sean Pander, Green Building Program Manager at the City of Vancouver, as he provides an update on the city’s work to date to develop policy to implement this plan.
Following the presentations, a Q + A and discussion session with the audience will be moderated by Dave Ramslie, Principal, Sustainability + Research at Integral Group.
Light refreshments will be available.
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