CACEA: Energy Step Code “Building Beyond the Standard”

Presentation Summary:

Introduction and brief discussion on CACEA (Canadian Association of Consulting Energy Advisors) Energy Advisors and the EnerGuide Rating System. How does EnerGuide, and Energy Advisors work with Step Code.  Example case studies of Step Code Projects.  Lessons learned, challenges, and the New Step Code metrics introduced December 2018.

Presenter: Luke Dolan Biography, EA Director, Canadian Association of Consulting Energy Advisors

Luke Dolan is a CEA (Certified Energy Advisor) with Natural Resources Canada and a Certified Home Inspector. Luke also started the trade association for Energy Advisors – CACEA (Canadian Association of Consulting Energy Advisors). He is now acting Director of CACEA.

His extensive background as an Energy Advisor EA began in 2008, and since then, he has evaluated over 6,000 homes in the Vancouver Lower Mainland and Whistler Sea-to-Sky corridor.

Luke also performs third party New Construction Home Inspections for the Holmes Approved Holmes program for Mike Holmes Inspections and also teaches building science with CHBA.

Luke has a passion for sustainable building, the environment, and a healthy active lifestyle. Luke has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, including 15 years in Whistler BC.

Luke’s passions include outdoor sports such as skiing, cycling, and windsurfing. He is also an avid gardener. Luke’s lifestyle and up most respect for the environment have shaped his business model and have contributed to the success of Capital Home Energy. The service he provides with his energy evaluations and home inspections leaves home owners, contractors, developers, and real estate professionals with a feeling of satisfaction after the job is complete.