The Fraser Basin Council is offering free training workshops as part of its First Nations Home EnergySave initiative. If you or your community is interested in hosting a workshop please .
Register now for our new webinar series!
Indigenous Home Energy Management Training Webinars
A new series of free Home Energy Management Training webinars will be delivered over six months, from Fall 2020 to early 2021.
There are three program streams:
The first workshop kicks off on September 9. The introductory webinar "Building as a System" will explore how major building systems (envelope, heating, ventilation, cooling, etc.) interact and affect the performance of a home.
To learn more about the series, see:
How to Register
Register below for the following webinars in our Home Energy Management training series. Priority in registration will go to First Nations communities and organizations in British Columbia. All class times are Pacific Time.
Building as a System (Sept 9, 11:00am PT): Register here
Building Enclosure for New Construction (Oct 6, 11:00am PT): Register here
Building Enclosure for Retrofits (Nov 3, 11:00am PT): Register here
Mechanical Systems | Heating & Hot Water (Dec 1, 11:00am PT): Register here
Mechanical Systems | Ventilation & Cooling (Jan 5, 11:00am PT): Register here
Lighting, Appliances & Home Automation (Feb 2, 11:00am PT): Register here
Energy Management Series
The Financial Case for Energy Management (Sept 22, 11:00am PT): Register here
Benchmarking Performance (Oct 20, 11:00am PT): Register here
Finding and Selecting Contractors (Nov 18, 11:00am PT): Register here
Procurement Strategies (Dec 15, 11:00am PT): Register here
Home | Low-cost / No-cost Solutions (Jan 19, 11:00am PT): Register here
Home | Ventilation & Managing Moisture (Feb 17, 11:00am PT): Register here
Delivered by SES Consulting
Air Sealing for New Construction Workshop
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This one-day training covers air-tightness from top to bottom in a day. Starting with a short discussion on what an air barrier is, and how to define it on your project, the day quickly becomes a hands-on class that details how an air barrier is made, how it fits at a ceiling junction, how it connects to the foundation or slab how it works around balconies, decks, and overhangs, and how it connects to plumbing, sprinklers and vents. A mock blower door test helps participants see the success (or failure) of their air tightness sealing during the class and understand how to remedy any deficiencies that are found.
This training workshop on new construction practices that aligns with the BC Energy Step Code airtightness standards.
The workshop will teach participants:
Delivered by Small Planet Supply