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ZEBx Decarb Lunch: Reducing Embodied Carbon for Step Code Homes

November 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT AND WILL REOPEN ONCE A NEW SCHEDULE IS ANNOUNCED.

This event is postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. Unfortunately, we won’t bring you this event on Fri Nov 26, 2021, due to an exigent situation for one of the team. Stay tuned to our newsletter and website for updates; we apologize for any inconvenience and trust you’ll join us at a future date.


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This event is an official collaboration with the Carbon Leadership Forum – Vancouver (CLF Vancouver).

Overview

The monthly ZEBx Decarb Lunch brings together the local building community to discuss emerging solutions and barriers related to zero emission buildings.


Happening this Month

Reducing Embodied Carbon for Step Code Homes

As we move up the BC Energy Step Code ladder while cutting back on operational emissions, we can’t lose sight of embodied carbon when selecting the components and materials for new buildings. Without considering embodied carbon, more energy-efficient homes could still contribute to global warming – with most of the impact occurring before the homeowner moves in! To help you make the right choices, ZEBx and CLF Vancouver are collaborating on the next Decarb Lunch focused on the lessons learned from a study of 34 step code homes.


Speakers

Natalie Douglas B.A.Sc., M.Sc.Pl.

Climate Change Planning Assistant,  Embodied Carbon Pilot Coordinator, Development Services, City of Nelson

As the Embodied Carbon Pilot Coordinator at the City of Nelson, Natalie has been working to highlight the importance of reducing consumption-based emissions, like material carbon emissions in buildings (i.e. embodied carbon), and bridge this with existing work to reduce operational emissions. Natalie’s background in environmental science and urban planning, research experience on the topic of consumption-based emissions, and professional project management experience has provided the foundation for her work at the City of Nelson. As someone with a long-standing interest in climate-resiliency, data visualization, and science communication, Natalie is incredibly grateful to be working in this field.


Chris Magwood

Director of Programs, Research & Policy, Endeavour Centre

Chris Magwood is obsessed with helping reverse climate change by making carbon-storing buildings that are also healthy, beautiful, efficient and inspiring. Since 2011, Chris has been a director and teacher at The Endeavour Centre, a not-for-profit sustainable building school in Peterborough, Ontario. The school runs a full-time certificate program – Sustainable Building and Design – and hosts dozens of hands-on workshops annually.

In 2019, he helped to establish Builders for Climate Action, and has been leading development of the BEAM carbon estimator tool for low rise construction. He is working closely with many levels of government to develop embodied carbon benchmarks and regulatory programs, and helping developers and builders figure out how to reverse climate change with their buildings. Chris is an active speaker and workshop instructor in Canada and internationally.


Hosts

Zahra Teshnizi

Co-Chair, CLF Vancouver


Roberto Pecora P.Eng., CEM, LEED AP, SMT

Director, ZEBx


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Professional Development

AIBC Core LUs: 1

BC Housing CPD: 1

PIBC: TBD

Join our Community of Leaders!

Do you have an exciting zero emissions or high performance project, product or concept you’d like to share? Interested in participating in our Program Series as subject matter experts? E-mail gordon@zebx.org for more information on how to get involved. Together, we can make the 2020s the decade of zero emission buildings!

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Details

Date:
November 26
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/204164189587

Venue

Online Event

Organizer

ZEBx
Phone:
604-330-2017
Email:
info@zebx.org