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  • Learn from the Leading Edge: Clean BC Net-Zero Energy-Ready Challenge

    The Net-Zero Energy-Ready (NZER) Challenge is a provincial CleanBC incentive program forlarge buildings launched in late 2018 in conjunction with the release of the Province’s climateplan. In addition to providing financial support for developments targeting very high levels ofenergy efficiency, […]

  • The ZEBx Annual Report 2021 / 22

    The ZEBx Annual Report 2021 / 22 Celebrating four years of ZEBx and the first six months of B2E. In our fourth year of growing capacity, confidence and a community of practice, ZEBx has accomplished a lot! What started as […]

  • Getting ready for 2032: Near-Zero Energy-Ready Playbooks, Videos & Case Studies

    Jun 2022: Getting Ready for 2021: CleanBC Near-Zero Energy-Ready Playbooks, Videos & Case Studies If you’re in the building industry, ZEBx, Intergral and CleanBC have a collection of resources which will make the transition to 2032 NZER standards easier: View […]

  • Decarb Lunch: Jun 2022, Vancouver’s New Green Building Regulations

    Vancouver’s New Green Building Regulations Past Event: Jun 24, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Overview Vancouver’s New Green Building Regulations – Approved by City Council May 17, 2022 The City of Vancouver is implementing a series of green building […]

  • Low-Carbon Energy Systems for New Homes

    Low-Carbon Energy Systems for New Homes Jun 2022 A low-carbon energy system (LCES) provides all space heating (and cooling) or all domestic hot water heating by using a source of low-carbon energy like BC Hydro electricity. In essence, it’s a […]

  • Listen to ZEBx on Spotify, Apple and Google Podcasts!

    All our audio content is free for you to listen to on your favourite platforms We are extremely happy to offer all of our Decarb Lunch Podcast for you to listen to as you walk your dog, make your tea or […]

  • We’re Hiring! ZEBx Program Manager, Retrofits

    Apply with Indeed here and LinkedIn here ZEBx Program Manager, Retrofits About the Metro Vancouver Zero Emissions Innovation Centre and ZEBx Seeded by a $21.7 million federal endowment, the Metro Vancouver Zero Emission Innovation Centre (ZEIC) is a purpose-built organization […]

  • Decarb Lunch: May 2022, Overheating: Will the need for cooling accelerate decarbonization?

    Overheating: Will the need for cooling accelerate decarbonization? Past Event: May 19, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Overview The extreme heat experienced by parts of British Columbia in 2021 may have been unprecedented, but it certainly won’t be […]

  • ZEBx Annual Survey: Thanks for Your Feedback and Prize Winners!

    Annual Survey 2022 Thanks to all of our community for the record number of survey replies We are extremely proud to be celebrating four years of ZEBx and our first year of B2E. We would like to thank you for being part of […]

  • Case Study: Sharing (Heat) is Caring

    Case Study: Sharing (Heat) is Caring Deep Emissions Reduction Achieved at Kitsilano Community Centre Community and recreation centres are often a major source of emissions in a municipality’s building portfolio, but recreation centres with ice rinks offer a big opportunity […]

  • Case Study: Decarbonizing Coquitlam Centre Mall

    Case Study: Decarbonizing Coquitlam Centre Mall Capturing Waste Heat with a Heat Recovery Chiller Coquitlam Centre is a mall, owned and operated by Morguard Corporation, with a gross leasable area of 86,400 m2 (930,000 ft2). In January 2016, a Trane RTWD […]

  • Case Study: Park Place

    Case Study: Park Place Adding a Heat Recovery Chiller to Reduce Emissions Park Place, located in downtown Vancouver, is one of the largest office towers in BC. Driven by long-term financial and environmental considerations, the building owners have invested in […]

  • The ZEBx Decarb Lunch Podcast: Apr 2022, Legendary Airtightness – The Most Airtight Homes of the NearZero Program

    Season 2 Episode 4 Recorded at Past Event: Apr 27, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Legendary Airtightness – The Most Airtight Homes of the NearZero Program Overview The 2022 BC Building Code is coming! And with it comes […]

  • ZEBx & BCIT: Tech Demo Series – The Mitsubishi Electric CITY MULTI QAHV

    Tech Demo Series – The Mitsubishi Electric CITY MULTI QAHV Past Event: Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Overview ZEBx partners with BCIT and three CO2-based DHW heat pump suppliers to present a three-part, in-person Technology Demonstration Series workshops taking […]

  • CLF Vancouver joins ZEBx

    CLF Vancouver joins ZEBx Since it was established in 2019, CLF Vancouver has been a role model for other CLF regional hubs across the world. It has played a key role in the City of Vancouver’s efforts to make massive […]

  • ZEBx Annual Survey: Win one of five $100 prizes!

    Annual Survey – Complete and Win! Complete for a chance to win one of five $100 prepaid VISA cards!Closing: Midnight Sunday May 1, 2022 We are extremely proud to be celebrating four years of ZEBx and our first year of B2E. We would like to thank […]

  • ZEBx joins ZEIC

    ZEBx Joins ZEIC It’s official! ZEBx is proud to announce that it has joined the Metro Vancouver Zero Emissions Innovation Centre – a regional centre that’s part of the Low Carbon Cities Canada (LC3) network established by the Government of […]

  • We’re Hiring! Program Manager, Embodied Emissions

    Apply with LinkedIn here or Indeed here Program Manager, Embodied Emissions Centre of Excellence About the Metro Vancouver Zero Emissions Innovation Centre and ZEBx Seeded by a $21.7 million federal endowment, the Metro Vancouver Zero Emission Innovation Centre (ZEIC) is […]

  • ZEBx Deep Emissions Retrofit Dialogue – Addressing Inequities

    Deep Emissions Retrofit Dialogue – Addressing Inequities Past Event: Mar 30, 2022 @12.30pm – 2.30pm Slide Resources: This event was a collaboration with B2E featuring the BC Non-Profit Housing Association. Summary The March 2022 Deep Emissions Retrofit Dialogue dove into one […]

  • The ZEBx Decarb Lunch Podcast: Mar 2022, SFU Parcel 21: Achieving Step 4 at Conventional Construction Budgets

    Season 2 Episode 3 Recorded at Past Event: Mar 31, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Overview SFU Parcel 21. A CleanBC Net-Zero Energy-Ready Challenge Winner The SFU Parcel 21 development is one of the CleanBC Net-Zero Energy-Ready Challenge winners. This […]

  • ZEBx & BCIT: Tech Demo Series – The SANCO2 WaterDrop System

    Tech Demo Series – The SANCO2 WaterDrop System Past Event: Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Overview ZEBx partners with BCIT and three CO2-based DHW heat pump suppliers to present a three-part, in-person Technology Demonstration Series workshops taking place from […]

  • Passive House Accelerator Video: UBC Okanagan’s Skeena Residence

    Passive House Accelerator Video: UBC Okanagan’s Skeena Residence Passive House Accelerator recently released their video recording of PUBLIC’s presentation on UBCO’s Skeena Residence – Canada’s first Passive House student residence and possibly BC’s most airtight, all-electric residential building. Check out […]

  • The Early Adopters of High-Performance: A Trends Analysis

    The Early Adopters of High-Performance: A Trends Analysis The Net-Zero Energy-Ready (NZER) Challenge is a provincial CleanBC incentive program for large buildings launched in late 2018 in conjunction with the release of the Province’s climate plan. In addition to providing […]

  • ZEBx, UDI – Pacific & Affine Climate Solutions: Financing Solutions for Low-Carbon Buildings

    ZEBx, UDI – Pacific & Affine Climate Solutions: Financing Solutions for Low-Carbon Buildings Past Event: Mar 9 @9:30 am – 10:30 pm Overview This event was an official collaboration with the  UDI – Pacific Region and Affine Climate Solutions highlighting Vancity’s […]

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