Building Innovation Showcase
We’ve adapted our popular Building Innovation Trade Show into a website feature which highlights our members’ innovative and sustainable products and services.
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Humidity Control: 3 key principles every builder and homeowner needs to know – June 2021
Every builder’s nightmare is the dreaded call to the warranty department that the basement is leaking, windows are leaking or hardwood is cracking. Learn how to avoid these calls with properly managed humidity levels. This session explains the science behind humidity and what levels are optimal and why. Learn to manage your humidity levels to create a durable, healthy home and reduce warranty claims. Gord Cooke and Andy Oding provided great insights into this topic that has long been a challenge for homebuilders and homeowners alike.
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Right-Sized HVAC Equipment: Bigger is no longer better – May 2021
Now that new homes are being built tighter and more efficient than ever the heating demands are extremely low. High performance homes need right sized mechanical equipment to avoid short cycling, out of control humidity and poor occupant comfort and health. Learn how right sized mechanicals result in improved comfort, reduced energy consumption, reduced costs and a better bottom line.
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Geothermal Technology: Can it compete in today’s environment? – April 2021
From single family homes to community scale projects, builders are looking at all energy options. This session reviews the technology, loop lease programming and how geothermal compares to other renewable options. Understand all the choices available to you.
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Net Zero Carbon, Net Zero Energy, Net Zero Cost? – March 2021
With the Net Zero Energy home a new reality it’s time to look at carbon generated from the operation of the home and the embedded carbon in the material we use to build with. Delve into how to achieve net zero carbon results at net cost. Gord Cooke and Andy Oding provided great insights into this topic that is gaining importance and momentum.
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“What do the homes of the future look like? Canadian homeowners are increasingly seeking solutions that help them save on energy, as well as reduce their carbon footprint. In fact, studies show energy efficiency is in the top five of homebuyers’ requests, as they look to integrate smart home technology to improve sustainability by monitoring how much energy they use.
Learn more about how Canadian homeowners embrace smart home technology in a fight against climate change #smarthomes #smarthometechnology: