Zero Carbon Building Standard Workshop

Zero Carbon Building Standard Workshop

Public Workshop

The Zero Carbon Building Standard Workshop

DATE: Tuesday, January 25, 2021
DURATION: 3.5 hours
TIME: Atlantic: 1pm – 4:30pm; Eastern 12pm – 3:30pm; Central 11am – 2:30pm; Mountain 10am – 1:30pm; Pacific 9am – 12:30pm

This workshop session is now sold out. Please refer to for future offerings of this course.

The CaGBC provides all course materials digitally. You will receive access to the materials one day prior to the delivery of this course.

Event highlights

Are you ready to take on the Zero Carbon Building challenge?

This live half-day workshop will review important foundational knowledge for low-carbon buildings, with an emphasis on the latest version of CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building Standard. The requirements for both new and existing buildings will be addressed. Topics include:

- The zero carbon balance,
- The zero carbon transition plan,
- Embodied carbon,
- Thermal Energy Demand Intensity (TEDI),
- Energy use Intensity (EUI),
- Peak demand, and
- Renewable energy

Participants will have the opportunity to participate in a live Q&A and interactive activities to reinforce the course material.

Please note: This session is not intended to provide professional level knowledge on how to develop strategies or prepare supporting documentation for program compliance.

Early Bird Pricing





Regular Pricing





EGPs and students are eligible to receive 30% off registration costs for this workshop. If you are a student, please email with proof of student status to receive this special rate.


*Early bird pricing for this workshop ends two weeks before the workshop, on January 11, 2022.



This course will be delivered by Fin MacDonald, Manager, Zero Carbon Building Program, Canada Green Building Council

For questions regarding this event please contact Paul at
About CaGBC
The Canada Green Building Council is a not-for-profit, national organization that has been working since 2002 to advance green building and sustainable community development practices in Canada. The CaGBC is the licence holder for the LEED green building rating system in Canada and supports the WELL Building Standard and GRESB (Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark) in Canada.

Together with our membership of over 1,200 industry organizations and more than 2,500 individual Chapter members involved in designing, building and operating buildings, homes and communities, the Council has made excellent inroads toward achieving our mission of reducing the environmental impact of the built environment.

1/25/2022 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
This event is full.
​Please Note:​ You must have a CaGBC account and be signed in to register for this course.