On Wednesday May 22nd The Conscious Builder attended the annual GOHBA event. This year had 30 plus vendors and 4 speakers. The event is offered to members and provides a great resources for education and development in the industry. This year’s theme was about Climate Change and its impact on the building industry. Presenters included Tim Short from Enbridge Gas who talked about an exciting pilot program involving combination heating systems for residential construction involving electric and gas. Gary Martin from the Sprott School of Business discussed the sense of urgency and the need to adapt and change conventional practices. Dan Sandink explained how the Insurance Industry needs to catch up to current climate trends including data collection efforts and Cory MacCambridge from the Engineered Wood Association talked about better framing products to provide higher wind resistance. Watch the video to learn more about the event!
To learn more about the Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association visit their website at: www.gohba.ca/