Buildings Breakfast - Geothermal Heating & Cooling|
September 11 - Edmonton
October 9 - Calgary
Please join the Alberta Chapter for this objective
appraisal of geothermal heating and cooling technology in
The presentation attempts to dispel common myths
about geothermal technology and show when and where geothermal
heating and cooling can be used most effectively. Presentation
topics include how geothermal heating and cooling works, the
advantages and disadvantages, problems with past installations, what
it takes to properly design a geothermal system, and also looks into
the financial side including a payback example. It also includes 3
real life examples of buildings in Alberta.
– 8:00 am
Registration, Networking & Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 am
here to register
11:30 am -
Registration, Networking & Lunch
Noon - 1 pm
here to register
Komar, chief mechanical engineer at rEvolve Engineering Inc.
Systems Design, having designed more than twenty commercial
geothermal systems (and numerous residential systems) on a variety
of projects ranging from multi-story commercial office buildings to
apartment buildings and government facilities. Jacob also has
experience with the design and installation of solar thermal systems
and the integration of those systems to the geothermal heat
exchanger. In addition, Jacob has extensive experience in Building
Energy Modeling, most notably for a 3-story "net-zero
energy" apartment as well as several LEED projects. Jacob’s
passion for designing sustainable, energy-efficient buildings is
evident in each of his projects and he always strives to push the
envelope in energy efficient designs.
Komar is a registered course provider with the Alberta Architects
Association and this course is an approved presentation worth one
core credit to Architects
Edmonton City Hall
Sir Winston Churchill Square
City of Calgary - Water
Bow River Room
Spiller Rd. SE
Alberta Chapter - CaGBC
EGB/Student Members: $20.00 (please email)
GBCI Continuing Education: 1 CE hour - live presentation
AAA - 1 Core learning
Education - anyway you want it!
LEED Green Associate Study Course
Oct 2 & 3 - Calgary
Oct 16 & 17 - Edmonton
The LEED Green Associate Exam is an introductory
exam for individuals who wish to demonstrate
a general knowledge of LEED and green building practices, or continue on
to more advanced LEED
credentials, such as the LEED AP with specialty.
Green Associate study course is an important element of an individual’s
study plan. It provides
opportunities to gain and test new knowledge through the use of lecture,
small and large group activities, and practice test questions.
*Any CaGBC workshop will meet eligibility requirements for
the Green Associate exam.
The target audience for this workshop is individuals studying for the LEED
Green Associate exam. This
may include architects, engineers, interior designers, project managers,
real estate agents, product
manufacturer representatives, students, and any individuals working or
interested in the green
the LEED credit categories
the general concepts, technologies and strategies associated with each
the purpose of each LEED rating system
register for the LEED Green Associate Exam
Registration include: workshop material, morning coffee break and
LEED AP BD+C Study
Virtual Classroom - 2 month online course
Successfully prepare for the LEED AP
Building Design + Construction (BD+C) exam with this 2-month virtual
classroom LEED AP BD+C study course. For more information click
The LEED AP Building Design +
Construction credential demonstrates advanced knowledge of green
building practices with specialization in the Green Building Design +
Construction LEED rating systems (New Construction, Schools and Core
This credential is designed for
professionals with hands-on technical experience on a LEED® registered
and/or certified project, including architects, designers, engineers,
designers, and building managers. The approximately 30 hours of
activities in this study course provide fundamental knowledge for the
LEED AP BD+C exam and make it an important element of your study plan.
Access the on-line readings, recorded audio presentations and practice
test questions whenever convenient; you are encouraged to submit
comments and questions to online discussions several times a week to
maximize your learning.
Higher Education LEED
Education in Alberta
The CaGBC offers the Higher
Education Program in partnership with three Alberta insitutions - NAIT,
Royal University and SAIT.
The Higher Education programs offered at these institutions are the only
CaGBC approved full-semester courses for post-secondary education in
The two higher education
courses available in Alberta through continuing education are:
- LEED Green Building Strategies
and Green Associate exam preparation course (36 hours)
- Building Green with LEED:
LEED Canada for New Construction 2009 (36 hours)
Becoming a LEED Professional?
Bring your lunch and join the
Alberta Chapter - Canada Green Building Council for a 1 hour
presentation about LEED. This is the opportunity to get all
questions answered about what it takes to become a LEED
Professional and how to fulfill continuing education
Overview of the LEED Rating Systems
You Should Know
Accreditation + Exam Info
Maintenance Program (CMP)
will answer questions such as:
are LEED credentials and how will they help me professionally?
is the new three-tier system? What is GBCI?
I go for my LEED Green Associate credential or become a LEED AP?
I eligible to take the exam? How hard is it? What
resources are there to help me pass the exam and how do I
speciality should I choose?
do I maintain my credential?
a LEED AP or Studying for Your Exam?
if you've earned your credential or know where to begin studying,
we'll be covering the Credential Maintenance Program and available
tools and resources to support you in earning and maintaining your
credential. This is also a great opportunity to connect with
other aspiring LEED Professionals and form study groups.
noon - 1pm
Stanley A. Milner Edmonton Public
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
You must register to confirm your attendance