BC Energy Step Code Webinars

Energy Step Code Webinar Series-Province of British Columbia

This is a series of training videos produced by the Office of Housing & Construction Standards, in partnership with their sponsors from BC Housing, BC Hydro, EGBC, and AIBC.  Building Officials are encouraged to view this training Series, with each session being approximately one hour long. This will provide an opportunity to gain further information on the Energy Step Code and CPD points!

Many thanks to the Building Officials from Port Moody and Richmond who took part in the audience!

Session One:  Introduction to the Energy Step Code

This video introduces the four-part video series; reviews the background and policy of the Energy Step Code; provides an overview of two Ministerial Orders used to enact the Code; and provides an overview of the Code’s basic principles and foundational concepts. Click here to launch the first Webinar.

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Session Two: The Energy Step Code for Part 9 Buildings

This video explains how the Energy Step Code applies to Part 9 buildings. Topics include scope and application; metrics and definitions; compliance requirements; and demonstrating and documenting compliance.

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Session Three: The Energy Step Code for Part 3 Buildings

This video explains how the Energy Step Code applies to Part 3 buildings. Topics include scope and application; metrics and definitions; compliance requirements; and demonstrating and documenting compliance.

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Session Four: Enforcement of the Energy Step Code

This video explains how the Energy Step Code is enforced. Topics include related changes to other parts of the BC Building Code; how compliance is documented; enforcement impacts; and next steps.

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