Looking to expand your qualifications, learn about higher standards or discover new techniques to increase building performance?

Homesol has the training and support expertise you need. We’ve delivered training for builders and organizations such as EnerQuality, Ontario First Nations Technical Services, CMHC and NRCan, and we’ve received Trainer training from NRCan, CaGBC and the Passive House Institutes of the US and Germany.

Homesol team members regularly present at major conferences, speak at public events and deliver training for builders and designers throughout the year, with courses ranging from 1/2 day to 2 weeks. Past sessions have included Passive House Consultant Training, R-2000 and ENERGY STAR Builder Training, Certified Energy Advisor Training and LEED for Homes reviews.

Stay ahead of the curve. Arrange for a custom training designed for your needs, or attend any of our scheduled workshops. We will post upcoming presentations, events and courses here as soon as they’re confirmed, so keep checking back, new sessions will be added regularly.

For information on registration and attending, just give us a call. We hope to see you soon!

ESNH Part 1: Advanced Building Science (Kanata)

MAY 2, 2017

Register here. Energy-Star

ESNH Part 1: Advanced Building Science is the best, most cost-effective resource to get you, your staff and suppliers on the same page, moving into high-performance building

Join us for our 2017 ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Advanced Building Science builder workshop as industry expert Ross Elliott examines key topics in the construction of high performance homes and provides a solid foundation for other ENERGY STAR® training.

Advanced Building Science is a strongly-recommended pre-requisite for Part 2: ESNH Technical Standard 2017.

This is a must-attend workshop for those who:

  • Are new to the ENERGY STAR® for New Homes program
  • Have new staff who need to better understand your business
  • Have new or existing suppliers who need to understand high-performance home building
  • Could use a building science refresher

Providing the foundation for success in today’s residential construction industry!  Discover why thousands use the ENERGY STAR® training series to build better homes, gain a reputation as exceptional builders, increase customer satisfaction, and prevent post-construction call-backs and other deficiencies.

What you will learn:

  • Strategies for more effective building envelope construction, moisture control, and air movement through the built structure;
  • An examination of current building issues and solutions to reduce material, labour and warrant costs while improving cycle and process times;
  • About new products, foundation options, new ventilation and heating systems.

Who should attend:
Home builders • interior designers • contractors • architects • project managers • developers • product manufacturers • technologists • real estate representatives • consultants • industry stakeholders.

When/Where:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 – 8:30am-4:30pm
Best Western Kanata,
1876 Robertson Rd,
Ottawa, ON K2H 5B8

Cost:
Early Bird HBA member price (until April 21): $199 + HST
Early Bird non-member price (until April 21): $229 +HST
Note: Group rates are available! Contact EnerQuality to take advantage of group rates (minimum five students).

ESNH Part 2: 2017 Standard (Kanata)

May 3, 2017

Energy-Star Register here.

Be among the first to be trained to the new ENERGY STAR® for New Homes 2017 Standard!

This workshop is highly interactive and focuses on developing the builder’s ability to determine the best way to build an ENERGY STAR® 2017 qualified home.

Please note that Advanced Building Science is a highly-recommended pre-requisite course.

What will you learn in this workshop:

  • The return on investment of ENERGY STAR® and how to build to the new Standard
  •  Strategies to reduce call backs, improve building performance & achieve greater energy savings
  • Overcoming technical challenges and exploring opportunities for implementing new technologies

In order to understand the “house as a system” and how it applies to high-performance homes, this full-day workshop with industry expert Ross Elliott tackles the advanced topics in building science. Discover why thousands use the ENERGY STAR® training series to build better homes, gain a reputation as exceptional builders, increase customer satisfaction, and prevent post-construction call-backs and other deficiencies. 

Who should attend:

Home builders • interior designers • contractors • architects • project managers • developers • product manufacturers • technologists • real estate representatives • consultants • industry stakeholders

When/Where:
Wednesday, May 3 2017 – 8:30am-4:30pm
Best Western Kanata,
1876 Robertson Rd,
Ottawa, ON K2H 5B8

Cost:
Early Bird HBA member price (until April 21): $199 + HST
Early Bird non-member price (until April 21): $229 +HST
Note: Group rates are available! Contact EnerQuality to take advantage of group rates (minimum five students).


Coming soon!

Net Zero Homes Builder Workshop

Certified Energy Advisor Training – Foundations Exam

Certified Energy Advisor Training – EA Exam

Passive House Consultant Training

Passive House Builder Training

Dates: To be announced
Location: 53 Herriott Street, Code’s Mill, Perth, ON