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The New Ontario Building Code: Where Are We Headed?
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EST)
- A brief background of the new SB-10 of the OBC 2012, how it was developed and what factors and considerations came into play;
- Comparisons of OBC 2012 to the previous version, OBC 2006, as well as LEED Canada NC Option 1 Path 1 (MNECB 1997), the National Building Code (NECB 2011) and the new ASHRAE 90.1-2010;
- How Ontario measures up relative to other Canadian provinces, the US and internationally;
- What’s in store for the future: possible future Code changes (including a peek into OBC 2017), projections, and implications for the LEED Canada rating system.
12:00pm - Doors open, networking, lunch served
12:30pm - Presentation and discussion led by Doug Cane
1:30pm - Networking
Price Includes Lunch (selected at time of purchase) Cash bar available.
Mr. Doug Cane, P. Eng., LEED AP, CMVP
Caneta Energy (Caneta Research Inc.) has undertaken a number of Energy Code comparison studies on behalf of both federal and provincial Code authorities. Recent work by Caneta for the Ministry of Housing Code Development branch for OBC 2012 involved side-by-side Code comparisons, undertaking energy simulations, life cycle costing, greenhouse gas analysis and preparation of draft code sections for the energy provisions of SB-10.
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Canada Green Building Council -- Greater Toronto Chapter
The Greater Toronto Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council (GTC) is Southern Ontario’s leading authority on green building best practices.
With an ever-growing network of over 6,000 industry professionals, the GTC is dedicated to creating a cleaner, healthier, high-performance built environment. We work with government and private enterprise to accelerate the adoption of green building policies, standards and tools, and are the primary organization responsible for the delivery of LEED workshops in Southern Ontario. The GTC provides a wide range of educational and networking events for members and the green building community at large.