Net Zero Energy Certification Course

  • 12 Nov 2016
  • 13 Nov 2016
  • Peterborough

Net Zero Energy Certification Course

Canada's Greenest Home

June 18-19, 2016

November 12-13, 2016
9 am – 5 pm, both days
Endeavour Centre, Peterborough

Note: This workshop is being offered twice in 2016. Be sure to register for the correct date.

Instructor: Ross Elliott

Workshop Description:

Developed in alignment with Canadian Home Builders’ Association’s incoming national Net Zero Certification program, this workshop is the first of its kind to deliver value and market advantage to builders interested in the next generation of programs. This workshop also satisfies R-2000 Builder Training requirements.

This information-packed workshop will provide you with:

  • A market advantage by being among the first in Canada to receive Net Zero Training
  • Unparalleled building science technical preparation for building Net Zero and Net Zero Ready homes based on the incoming CHBA Net Zero protocol
  • The ability to efficiently design and plan for the incoming Net Zero certification requirements
  • Practical understanding of how to build homes to Net Zero standards using cost-effective technologies which are already available
  • Training and support 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 be receiving ongoing, practical information on the development of the program, including support from EnerQuality’s administrative and Quality Assurance team
  • Net Zero R-2000 Training Manual for use during the workshop and for future reference
  • A complimentary home enrolment, for either Net Zero or R-2000* from Canada’s #1 certifier of energy efficient homes
  • Recognition as an R-2000 Trained builder and/or maintain your access status
  • Certificate Recognition of your training and expertise

Topics Include

  • Standard Building Science Principles
  • Air Barrier Systems
  • Windows
  • Foundations
  • Advanced Construction
  • Air-Sealing Techniques
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Marketing
  • R-2000 Quality Assurance Process Overview
  • Part of the Builder’s R-2000 licensing requirements
  • The first step on the road to becoming an R-2000 trained and Net Zero qualified builder

Entry Requirement
Open to all


Early bird – $745
Regular – $795
Fees include healthy lunch (vegan and vegetarian options available)

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