The ZEBx Podcast
The ZEBx Podcast
Oct 18, 2022
Dialogue Two: Deep Emissions Retrofits of Homes: How to Get it Right. Deep Emissions Retrofit Dialogue Series, Oct 2021
Play • 1 hr 49 min

Season 1, Episode 2

Recorded on Oct 26, 2022

The biggest source of future operational emissions from the building sector will come from existing, rather than new buildings. Retrofits which target massive reductions in operational emissions are essential to address the climate crisis and will need to be scaled up dramatically over the next decade. In British Columbia, electrification is the most effective strategy to achieve significant, immediate, and real emissions reductions.

This event was the second in a six-part series focused on deep emissions retrofits. The presenters shared best practices for reducing emissions from homes, from both a building-specific and local government perspective.

ZEBx co-hosted this event with the Home Performance Stakeholders Council (HPSC).

View the slide deck here to accompany this podcast


Speakers and Dialogues:

Lessons Learned in Decarbonizing a Personal Residence

Presented by Gary Hamer, BC Hydro

Deep Emission Retrofits: Critical Mechanical Design Considerations

Presented by Rob Pope, Ecolighten Energy Solutions

Local Government Approaches to Enabling Home Retrofits in the Decade of Action

Presented by Maya Chorobik, Community Energy Association


Hosts:

Jovan Cheema - Managing Director of HPSC

Roberto Pecora, Director ZEBx


Podcast Recording, Editing and Production:

Gordon Patrick Newell, Communications at ZEBx

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