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CaGBC expands its webinar offerings for 2015

After a successful year of providing an expanded online catalogue of green building courses to Canadians, CaGBC is pleased to be adding a number of new webinars to our roster in the upcoming year. In addition to our excellent in-class and higher education offerings, webinars offer you the opportunity to learn remotely, earn continuing education hours and expand your knowledge to help with new and existing projects and initiatives.

We will of course continue to offer our extremely popular LEED v4 Green Associate Exam Study Course webinar series, as well as the recently added LEED v4 BD+C Exam Study Course webinar series, and other existing webinars being offered this winter.

Listed below are the first in a year-long rollout of new online courses that are sure to help you meet your 2015 professional goals.


Applying the NECB to LEED v4

This webinar will provide an overview of the LEED v4 EAp2/EAc1 requirements and provide context for the related ACP. Participants will learn about the key differences between ASHRAE 90.1-2010 and NECB 2011, and the instructor will provide overview of published studies comparing the performance of the two codes.

Next offering:

February 17, 2015 (1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. EST)

Pricing

$49 + tax (Members)
$59 + tax (Non-members)

Click here to learn more or register now.


Passive House Basics

This webinar will define what a Passive House is, how the design standard is applied to different building types and the requirement for careful design and high performance components. It will touch on which building types are more suitable for a first project and how expertise in Passive House design and construction is acquired.

Next offering:

February 18, 2015 (1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST)

Pricing

$29 + tax (Members)
$39 + tax (Non-members)

Click here to learn more or register now.


LEED v4: Secrets to a Well Commissioned Building

Join us for this one and a half hour webinar that will help you learn how new envelope design philosophies have begun to integrate building conditioning goals, and discuss the benefits, hurdles and considerations in pursuing building envelope commissioning.

Next offering:

February 24, 2015 (1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. EST)

Pricing

$49 + tax (Members)
$59 + tax (Non-members)

Click here to learn more or register now.

Watch upcoming CaGBC communications and our website for more information as new webinars are added throughout the year. For any questions, you can always contact education@cagbc.org at any time.


Understanding the Ebbs and Flows of Stormwater Management

This webinar will focus on common misinterpretations of the SSc6 credits and will review relevant committee CIR's. Learn first-hand, from a LEED Review Team member and members of the LEED Canada Sites & Water Technical Advisory Group, what you need to do to achieve SSc6 points.

Next offering:

March 4, 2015 (1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. EST)

Pricing

$49 + tax (Members)
$59 + tax (Non-members)

Click here to learn more or register now.


Commissioning Existing Buildings: Facility Owners, Managers

Learn the value and process for commissioning existing buildings to reduce facility cost, increase comfort, and manage risk. This session will help portfolio and building owners and managers make the business case, set timelines and allocate resources for a successful commissioning process that results in verified long-lasting savings.

Next offering:

March 12, 2015 (1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. EST)

Pricing

$49 + tax (Members)
$59 + tax (Non-members)

Click here to learn more or register now.


Reducing Energy Demand through Living Architecture

Discover how building-integrated vegetation can provide multiple synergistic services for green buildings and reduce the demand for non-sustainable energy inputs. Learn to identify opportunities to optimize energy performance by utilizing interior and exterior vegetation. A detailed case study of the Guelph Humber biowall will illustrate the concepts being studied.

Next offering:

March 26, 2015 (1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST)

Pricing

$19 + tax (Members)
$29 + tax (Non-members)

Click here to learn more or register now.


How to Earn the New LCA Credit for Canadian LEED v4 Projects

This webinar will provide an overview of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and its value to sustainable design in quantifying important embodied building performance metrics. It will also explain the new LCA credit, and will demonstrate how to earn the credit using a simple and free software tool, the Athena Impact Estimator for Buildings.

Next offering:

April 22, 2015 (1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. EST)

Pricing

$49 + tax (Members)
$59 + tax (Non-members)

Click here to learn more or register now.

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Member Updates
2015 Greenest School in Canada competition
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New Members - December 2014
Building Lasting Change 2015
Submit your nominations for the 2015 Leadership Awards - deadline extended to Feb. 17
Apply for the 2015 Andy Kesteloo Memorial Student Project Award
Education
Looking for LEED v4 education? Look no further than CaGBC
CaGBC expands its webinar offerings for 2015
Make your next project a Passive House with CaGBC course offerings in 2015
Higher Education Institution Profile: George Brown College
Winter 2015 Education Webinars and Workshops
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