THE ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDER REGISTRY

COURSE CALENDAR

With every year, we learn through research and building science how to improve the efficiency of high-performance homes that will endure. We’ve designed the Energy Efficient Builder Registry in this spirit of constant evolution and cutting-edge science.

Some Energy Efficiency Workshops are now being offered at no cost

to New Brunswickers thanks to funding provided by The Environmental Trust Fund and/or NB Power.

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2-DAY BUILDING SCIENCE WORKSHOP

This 2-day workshop will provide information that is designed to enhance your knowledge of Building Science. It will provide an overview of the latest technologies required to build an energy-efficient house for today’s energy-efficient conscious consumer.

 

 

COST:

$300 + HST for CHBA Members

$375 + HST for non-members

$0 – For NB Renovators & Builders, NB Energy Advisors & NB First Nations

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CHBA NET ZERO RENOVATORS WORKSHOP 

In this course participants learn the latest developments on approaches to Net Zero/Ready renovations focused on ensuring customer comfort and satisfaction. Attendees will review the Net Zero/Ready design principles, equipment options, emerging technologies, and construction practices and learn to identify the performance gap between “existing” homes and new net zero homes. This course reflects the advancements in technology and innovations in the Canadian housing industry.

COST:

$300 + HST for CHBA Members

$375 + HST for non-members

$0 – For NB Renovators & Builders, NB Energy Advisors & NB First Nations

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R-2000 & ENERGY STAR® BUILDERS’ WORKSHOP

This is your chance to become a Licensed Energy Star and/or R-2000 Builder or update your current status.

Topics to be covered in this Workshop are the changes to the R-2000 and ENERGY STAR® Standards and a review of the current Program Standards.

COST:

$300 + HST for CHBA Members

$375 + HST for non-members

$0 – For NB Renovators & Builders, NB Energy Advisors & NB First Nations

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R-2000 & ENERGY STAR NEW HOME MODELING WORKSHOP

Become qualified as an R-2000 or Energy Star® Energy Advisor.

Eligible Participants Must:

  1. Have successfully completed Natural Resources Canada’s Foundation Level Exam

  2. Have successfully completed Natural Resources Canada’s Energy Advisors’ Exam

  3. Have completed at least 50 EnerGuide Evaluations for New Construction and/or Retrofits

  4. Be currently working for a Licensed Natural Resources Canada approved Service Organization.

  5. Have taken the R-2000 & Energy Star Builders' Workshop

COST:

Free for New Brunswick Energy Advisor Applicants

$300 + HST for CHBA Members outside of NB/session

$375 + HST for non-members outside of NB/session

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CHBA NET ZERO BUILDERS WORKSHOP

This workshop is a requirement for all builders who want to hold a license to build CHBA Net Zero Homes.

Topics to be covered in this Workshop are the changes to the CHBA Net Zero Program Standards and a review of the current Program Standards.

COST:

$300 + HST for CHBA Members

$375 + HST for non-members

$0 – For NB Renovators & Builders, NB Energy Advisors & NB First Nations

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LEEP COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS WORKSHOP

The workshop is designed to help builders and renovators better understand the technologies and costs of constructing to higher levels of energy performance.

 

The workshop will help:

  • and select performance targets

  • a case study home to work on

  • the range of technology combinations and associated costs

  • how to choose the optimum solution while exploring options from a cost and technology perspective.

 

The workshops are also designed for participants to trial NRCan’s costing tool, in real-time, to have a working understanding of the tool as well as the output results.

COST:

Free for New Brunswick Builders, Renovators and Energy Advisors

CHBA Members: $50 + Tax

Non-members : $250 + Tax

Students: $25 + Tax

WORKSHOPS ARE BROUGHT TO YOU WITH FUNDING FROM