Today's guest is Stephen Magneron. Stephen is an Advances Building Specialist, and he is one of the first people we call when we are building an energy efficient home.
In this episode, Stephen talks about the different types of building standards and how they are different. He gives tips on how better take advantage of the government rebates and programs.
To find out more visit:
Integrated Design Process: https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/energy/efficiency/buildings/eenb/integrated-design-process/4047
Ontario Building Code: https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/120332
Energy Star Home: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/energy/efficiency/housing/new-homes/5057
R-2000 Home: https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/energy/efficiency/homes/20575
Net Zero Energy Home: https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/grho/grho_020.cfm
Passive House: http://www.passivehouse.ca/
LEED Home: https://www.cagbc.org/CAGBC/Programs/LEED/LEED_Homes.aspx
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Canadian Home Builder Association (CHBA): http://www.chba.ca/