Events

Aug
15
Tue
Ci Live Event, Phoenix, Arizona with Gord Cooke @ Ci Live Training Center
Aug 15 – Aug 16 all-day

Ci Live Event – August 15-16, 2017

Building Knowledge Canada would like to extend an invitation on behalf of Construction Instruction to the Ci Live two-day event at the new Learning Center in Phoenix, Arizona with Ci Instructions and industry experts Gord Cooke, Mark LaLiberte and Justin Wilson.

Step away from the typical seminars, conferences and trade shows to take part in the unique opportunity that is Ci Live. Join in this two-day, small group, hands-on training event, which will enable building professionals to walk away with leading-edge implementation plans and engage in best practice application processes.

Ci Live Facility

The Ci Live facility is over 5,000 sq. ft., with classroom, conference and hands-on demo space. Every workshop will allow attendees to build with real materials and learn to install a variety of building products. Ci Live will provide you with the tools to take your current awareness and help you apply and implement strategies relative to your business goals.

Learn more or register today!

Sep
28
Thu
ESNH Part 1: Advanced Building Science (Toronto) with Andy Oding @ BILD offices
Sep 28 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Advanced Building Science is your best, most cost-effective resource to get you, your staff and suppliers on the same page while moving into a new era of high-performance building. 

Join us for our 2017 ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Advanced Building Science builder workshop as industry expert Andy Oding of Building Knowledge examines key topics in the construction of high performance homes and provides a solid foundation for other ENERGY STAR® training.

Advanced Building Science is a highly-recommended pre-requisite for Part 2: ESNH 2017 Standard.

For full details please visit the EnerQuality site.

Sep
29
Fri
ESNH Part 2: 2017 Standard Workshop (Toronto) @ BILD offices
Sep 29 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

The ENERGY STAR® for New Homes 2017 Standard is here, and after August 31, 2017, the only one you’ll be able to enroll to – so it’s time to get up to speed! 

This workshop is highly interactive and focuses on developing the builder’s ability to determine the best way to build an ENERGY STAR® 2017 qualified home.

What will you learn in this workshop:

  • The return on investment of ENERGY STAR® and how to build to the new Standard
  • Strategies to reduce call backs, improve building performance & achieve greater energy savings
  • Overcoming technical challenges and exploring opportunities for implementing new technologies

In order to understand the “house as a system” and how it applies to high-performance homes, this full-day workshop tackles the advanced topics in building science. It is a must-attend for design and construction professionals who are responsible for the construction of defect-free, energy efficient homes. Essential for all ENERGY STAR® training, this workshop covers key topics in construction of high performance homes.

For full event details please visit the EnerQuality site.

Oct
3
Tue
ESNH Part 3: Sales & Marketing (Kanata) with Andy Oding @ Best Western Kanata
Oct 3 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Don’t miss the ultimate sales & marketing training for high performance home builders

It’s a world where sales transactions take place rapidly, information is gleaned online at a blinding speed, and energy efficiency is not top-of-mind with consumers. So how do the qualities of an ENERGY STAR® home change the game for sales and marketing teams?

There’s no question an ENERGY STAR® home is more efficient, comfortable and reliable than one built to minimum building code standards. Industry expert Andy Oding tackles the challenge of how to successfully communicate this to purchasers.

Discover why thousands use the ENERGY STAR® training series to build better homes, gain a reputation as exceptional builders, increase customer satisfaction, and prevent post-construction call-backs and other deficiencies.

Visit the EnerQuality site for full workshop and registration details.

Oct
5
Thu
ESNH Part 3: Sales & Marketing (Toronto) with Andy Oding @ BILD Offices
Oct 5 @ 8:30 am – 8:45 am

Don’t miss the ultimate sales & marketing training for high performance home builders

It’s a world where sales transactions take place rapidly, information is gleaned online at a blinding speed, and energy efficiency is not top-of-mind with consumers. So how do the qualities of an ENERGY STAR® home change the game for sales and marketing teams?

There’s no question an ENERGY STAR® home is more efficient, comfortable and reliable than one built to minimum building code standards. Industry expert Andy Oding tackles the challenge of how to successfully communicate this to purchasers.

Discover why thousands use the ENERGY STAR® training series to build better homes, gain a reputation as exceptional builders, increase customer satisfaction, and prevent post-construction call-backs and other deficiencies.

Visit the EnerQuality site for full workshop and registration details.

Oct
10
Tue
EEBA High Performance Home Summit 2017, Speaker Gord Cooke @ Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center
Oct 10 – Oct 12 all-day

Join the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance in Atlanta this year for 3 days of learning, networking and collaboration with high performance building professionals from across the United States and Canada.

The all NEW EEBA High Performance Home Summit will feature presentations from leading builders, building science experts, architects, raters and designers that represent the cutting edge of residential construction.

The EEBA Summit will still have leading building scientists delivering the most relevant and next-level content available, but the new Summit will also incorporate and share focus with real world success stories from those who are reaching for and getting to that next level. EEBA is unlike any other event – you will hear timely, accurate and relevant information that can transform your practice and provide you with the knowledge to succeed in building homes that deliver superior resource efficiency and performance.

Building Knowledge’s Gord Cooke will be speaking with Suzanne Shelton on Putting Into Practice the Best Sales Technique Strategies.

For more information visit the EEBA Summit website.

Nov
7
Tue
Net Zero Builder Training – Toronto 2017 with Andy Oding @ BILD Offices
Nov 7 – Nov 8 all-day

Don’t miss this new workshop, loaded with everything you need to know about the Net Zero Energy/Net Zero Ready home building and the CHBA Net Zero Energy Labelling Program.

Net Zero Energy Homes are the pinnacle of energy efficiency, and third-party verified by EnerQuality.

Andy Oding of Building Knowledge, one of the country’s leading building scientists and Chair of the CHBA Net Zero Energy Housing Council, will be your instructor.

This workshop will provide you with:

  • Unparalleled building science technical preparation for building Net Zero and Net Zero Ready homes based on the CHBA Net Zero Version 1 Standard.
  • The ability to efficiently design and plan homes that meet the program standard.
  • Practical understanding of how to build homes using cost-effective technologies which are already available.
  • Tips to successfully market and sell a Net Zero home by one of Canada’s most-seasoned experts.
  • Entry to a community of builders who will receive ongoing, practical information on the development of the program.
  • Support from EnerQuality’s administrative and Quality Assurance team.
  • Certificate recognition of your training and expertise as an CHBA NZE-trained builder.
  • Net Zero Training Manual for use during the workshop and future reference.

For full details please visit the EnerQuality site.