Surveys repeatedly tell us that the majority of consumers value energy efficient features in their homes, yet the majority of new homes in Canada are built to the minimum standards required by the Building Code. Why is there such a disconnect between what people say they want, and what is actually built? What are the real barriers that limit increased energy efficiency in housing, and what are the drivers that push the industry forward? The answers are surprising and important to understand if we are serious about reducing energy use and building better quality homes.
Join CSERC in welcoming Matthew Sachs as he explores this fascinating subject.
The Business of Green Housing
Matthew Sachs, Urbandale Construction
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
18:00 – 19:30
2017 Dunton Tower