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Overview of the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings (NECB) 2020

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Feb 9, 2024 /
Course Code: 14-0214-ONL24

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  • Overview
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Overview

Please note, This instructor-led course has specific dates and times:
This course is scheduled for 1 day (3 Hours)
10 am-1:30 pm Eastern Time (includes two 15 minute breaks)

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose and structure of the NECB
  • Understand changes compared to previous versions
  • Understand a methodology for calculating overall wall thermal transmittance and thermal bridges
  • Understand the compliance paths: prescriptive, performance, and tiered performance
  • Understand the information available in the NECB User Guide

Description
NECB 2020 is the most recent version of this national standard. This course will provide an overview of the standard and information on how to apply it to buildings.

Course Outline

  • Structure of the NECB 
  • Compliance Paths
  • Prescriptive Criteria, Parts 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Wall thermal transmittance calculations
  • Part 8 Performance Compliance Path
  • Part 10 Tiered Performance Compliance
  • User’s Guide
  • Major changes compared to NECB 2015 and 2017

Who Should Attend
Architects • Building Engineers • Energy Consultants

More Information

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM Eastern Time


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Syllabus

 Syllabus 

  • Structure of the NECB 
  • Compliance Paths
  • Prescriptive Criteria, Parts 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Wall thermal transmittance calculations
  • Part 8 Performance Compliance Path
  • Part 10 Tiered Performance Compliance
  • User’s Guide
  • Major changes compared to NECB 2015 and 2017

Instructor

Brett Banadyga

Brett Banadyga, Project Manager, Building Performance Engineer

Brett is a Building Performance Engineer/Energy Modeller with The AME Consulting Group in Calgary. Brett has experience in various projects, including educational, recreational, residential, museum, retail, and affordable housing. Brett specializes in performance-based design, including whole building energy modelling, parametric simulation analysis, thermal comfort analysis, NECB compliance, and energy performance modelling for local jurisdiction sustainability targets.



Marc Trudeau, P.Eng., Architect AIBC, BEMP, CPHD, LEED AP BD+C

Marc Trudeau, Principal, Building Performance Engineer

As a Principal at AME, Marc leads a team of engineers who provide building performance analysis services. Marc is typically involved in projects to offer consulting for whole building energy and greenhouse gas modelling, passive house consulting, embodied carbon calculations, thermal comfort analysis, and daylight simulations. As a Professional Engineer and Architect, Marc brings a multi-disciplinary perspective to his work.




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Fee & Credits

$225 + taxes

  • 0.3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 3 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
  • ECAA Annual Professional Development Points
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