Western Canada: Energy Efficiency Code Requirements for Commercial Buildings
This session will explore Canada’s energy goals and the role the building code plays in achieving net zero energy. It aims to provide designers, contractors and building owners with a deeper understanding of the National Energy Code for Buildings, the BC Step Code and the path towards net-zero energy for buildings in Western Canada.
Neil Norris, P.Eng, CPHD – Building Science Consultant
Neil specializes in the research and evaluation of the thermal performance of the building envelope, including 2D/3D thermal modelling and in-situ monitoring and testing of real life building systems. As a main contributor to the Building Envelope Thermal Bridging Guide and a certified Passive House Designer, Neil has a deep understanding of how thermal bridging can impact the performance of the building envelope. Neil works with manufacturers and project teams to analyze and understand how to reduce thermal bridging from their envelope designs.