Insulation & Air Sealing Training Courses

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Free online green building skills training for building a more sustainable Canada. Insulation and air sealing installer training, air barriers, and more are currently open for online registration. National Insulation and Air Sealing Training Program Focus on National Code and National Energy Code requirements. This comprehensive 9 part series presents construction and renovation focused learning content, based on input from industry, government and manufacturing sources. Certificate upon completion. Air Barriers for Professionals Air Barriers for Professionals is practically oriented information for residential construction workers and renovators who deal with air tightness, insulation and various control barriers to improve the energy efficiency of homes. Certificate upon completion.

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Smart Energy | Halifax

Westin Nova Scotia Halifax, Canada +1 more

Celebrating 20 years in 2024, Smart Energy | Halifax brings together 600+ Canadian sustainability leaders. Focusing on timely actions for decarbonizing communities and ultimately achieving net zero targets, Smart Energy Event showcases the innovators who are changing the world.  Meet with experts who are leading their organizations through energy transition and see the technologies that will clear the pathway to net zero. NEW EXPANDED PROGRAM IN 2024!  Experts will discuss emerging innovations in hydrogen, energy storage, EVs, CCUS, SMR’s, transportation, electrification and renewables and how these technologies will change how utilities, municipalities, policy-makers, integrators, corporations, governments, researchers and consumers collaborate to reach an inclusive transition to net zero.

A Climate and Affordability Webinar Series

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Increasing Affordability Through Municipal Climate Action Are you passionate about making a positive impact on your community and taking action on climate change? Are you eager to learn more about how municipalities can play a crucial role in addressing climate change while increasing affordability? Then we invite you to join us for this webinar series!

The National Building Decarbonization Forum: Pathways to Electrification

National Arts Centre, Ottawa, ON 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

On April 17 and 18, 2024, the Building Decarbonization Alliance is bringing together industry experts, construction professionals, civil society representatives, government officials, Indigenous leaders, and others to explore the most promising pathways to achieve net zero through building electrification. The National Building Decarbonization Forum: Pathways to Electrification will unpack the challenges and opportunities in the net-zero transition, and develop a shared vision for action through engaging discussions, information exchange, and opportunities to connect with other professionals committed to moving Canada's building sector towards its emissions goals.

$685 – $915

Ask us Anything About Achieving Net-Zero Buildings

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Ready to dive into the world of net-zero buildings? Register for this interactive 45-minute Ask Us Anything session. Join our virtual event to ask your own questions, discover what others are curious about, and gain insights straight from our subject-matter experts.

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#Budget2024: Environmental Implications

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Join us for a high-level overview of the Federal Budget! Our panelists will talk about the key environmental commitments and overall directions of Budget 2024 through the lens of climate-readiness, affordability, and jobs. Does the budget live up to the expectations of environmental advocates and civil society? Budget2024 is being delivered during a time of cost of living pressures, housing affordability issues, and many other competing public priorities. Our panelists will highlight where key environmental priorities land in Budget2024, from energy efficiency to sustainable jobs to climate adaptation, and reflect on their framing in connection to other public priorities and the overall direction of the economy. Meet Our Panelists! Kendall Anderson, Program Director, Equitable Transition, Pembina Institute Kendall Anderson is the director of the Pembina Institute’s Equitable Transition program, which focuses on the co-benefits of climate action, including gender equity, economic success, community connectedness and jobs. Her research and stakeholder engagement works towards ensuring the clean energy sectors of tomorrow are inclusive and equitable. Prior to joining the Pembina Institute, Kendall worked for the Samara Centre for Democracy, a national charity focused on engaging more Canadians in the political system. Kendall holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Guelph […]

Transform the Market: How Mid-Stream Programs Drive Energy Savings and Conservation Culture

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Mid-Stream Energy Efficiency programs work directly with product distributors, incenting participants to shift their supply chain toward energy efficient alternatives. In this session, we will go over what exactly is a "Mid-Stream Program" and show how Mid-Stream Programs can help you influence the wholesaler market to stock more energy efficient equipment on shelves and showrooms and increase the share of end users who opt for the more efficient option. As a case study, we will show how Enbridge’s Midstream Program in Ontario has matured into a reliable source of savings and how it can grow to do even more. We’ll also touch on some of our emerging Mid-Stream programs in the West and the U.S.

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Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP)

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The process of measurement and verification (M&V) involves planning, measuring, and analyzing data to verify energy savings achieved through the implementation of energy conservation measures. This three-day CMVP course enables participants to thoroughly understand modern M&V standards, guidelines, and protocols. The CMVP program and certification ensure that professionals understand essential M&V concepts by improving their ability to communicate effectively with partners, thereby leading to smoother project implementation. Completing this training and earning the CMVP certification elevates technical expertise and ethical standards in energy efficiency and performance measurement. Professionals gain the skills to effectively implement M&V principles in diverse building types, including existing buildings, new constructions, and industrial facilities, and enable companies to implement cost saving activities. Visit cietcanada.com to learn more about this course and to register (website link below)

$2,575

Alberta Energy Efficiency + Innovation Summit

The Hudson Downtown Calgary, Canada

The Alberta Energy Efficiency Alliance (AEEA) and the Smart Sustainable Resilient Infrastructure Association (SSRIA) are partners in bringing together over 200 leaders for the province’s largest two-day conference, dedicated to advancing the adoption of energy efficiency and innovative solutions to reduce the carbon footprint of the buildings sector. This year’s Summit will provide attendees with a forum to collaborate, learn, network, and gain insight into the latest trends in energy efficiency deployment, and innovative technology, products and processes for buildings of all types. How buildings and the utility system interact will also be prominently featured throughout the Summit. Showcasing industry experts, innovators and leaders in the field, important discussions will take place and further the action needed to continue to foster innovation and help deliver the important economic and environmental benefits of energy efficiency in the province.

Energizing Efficiency

Atlantic Canada’s premier energy efficiency conference, Energizing Efficiency 2024, is back for its fifth year, and it's going to be our biggest year yet!​ ​Elevate your efficiency knowledge and network with leaders in energy efficiency for buildings, transportation, communities and more. Learn from experts. Connect with industry players. Explore energy solutions and create opportunities for collaboration. ​ Prepare to be inspired This year’s conference will combine keynotes from industry visionaries with hyper-focused breakout sessions, working sessions with efficiency leaders, engaging panel discussions and our popular “ask an expert” sessions. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn, grow, and network at Energizing Efficiency 2024.

Advanced Existing Building Commissioning (EBCx)

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Existing Building Commissioning (EBCx) involves improving the performance of existing buildings. Over the years, there has been growing interest in EBCx projects since they are proven to be an effective means of identifying low-cost or no-cost operational improvements that can enhance occupant comfort and achieve energy savings. They may be conducted as a standalone activity or as part of renovation or modernization projects. The four-day Advanced Course on Existing Building Commissioning (EBCx) program comprehensively covers all the stages of the EBCx process. This includes planning, investigation, implementation, and hand-over monitoring. The course provides detailed presentations on each stage to enable participants to develop a comprehensive understanding of the entire process and to gain all the expected benefits. This course covers the fundamental principles of building mechanical systems and explores effective testing and verification methods. Participants also gain a comprehensive understanding of the investigation process. Visit cietcanada.com to learn more about this course and to register (website link below)

$1,835

CIET Connect: Hamilton Edition

NERVA ENERGY 41A Brockley Drive, Unit 1, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Following an Exclusive Industry Event highlighting Practical Options for Multi-Res Tower Renewal, join the Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET) for a free networking event – CIET Connect, with special co-host NERVA Energy. CIET Connect is a casual networking opportunity for people in the energy and decarbonization sector. Drop into this first CIET Connect event in Hamilton for some great conversation, a drink and the chance to connect with other professionals who are passionate about conservation and sustainability.

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