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July 22, 2021

Decarb Lunch: July 2021, Developer/Builder Recipes for Low-Cost, All-Electric, Step 4 Residential Construction

Developer/Builder Recipes for Low-Cost, All-Electric, Step 4 Residential Construction Past Event: Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Overview In our June Decarb Lunch, we […]
July 7, 2021

Playbook: Dealing with Thermal Bridging In Net-Zero Energy-Ready Building Design

July 2021: Dealing with Thermal Bridging In Net-Zero Energy-Ready Building Design From ZEBx’s Net-Zero Energy-Ready Playbook Series Overview Minimizing thermal bridging through the building envelope is […]
July 7, 2021

The ZEBx Annual Report 2020-2021

Celebrating three years of collaborations, facilitating knowledge exchange, showcasing excellence and community-building. In the City of Vancouver’s 2016 Zero Emissions Building Plan, the Zero Emissions Building […]
June 25, 2021

Decarb Lunch: June 2021, The Builders Have Spoken – The Cost of High-Performance Construction

The Builders Have Spoken – The Cost of High-Performance Construction Past Event: Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Overview When the Step Code was […]
June 22, 2021

NAPHN Report: Is Cost the Barrier to Passive House Performance?

A new NAPHN report by Bronwyn Barry, NAPHN Board Chair, looks at cost assumptions, barriers, and the reality of cost in achieving Passive House buildings. The […]
June 21, 2021

Building Electrification: BEI City Playbooks for the Equitable Electrification of Multifamily Buildings

Resource for Building Electrification BEI recently released a series of City Playbooks for the Equitable Electrification of Multifamily Buildings. Four common building typologies were selected in cities […]
June 15, 2021

The ZEBx Podcast: Decarb Lunch April 2021 – Quantifying Embodied Carbon for Buildings of the Future

Season 1, Episode 2 Recorded at Past Event: Apr 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Overview Society is facing a climate crisis. Over 30 municipalities […]
June 1, 2021

Construction Cost Analysis of High-Performance Multi-Unit Residential Buildings in BC

High-Performance, Mid-Rise, Multi-Unit Residential Buildings in BC Does it really cost more to build a high-performance building? Historically, this question has been addressed with theoretical studies […]