NRCan is developing Amendment 17 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations. Under discussion are: Requiring ENERGY STAR level performance for residential clothes dryers, clothes washers, dishwashers, and refrigerators/freezers as of 2023. Harmonizing with incoming (2023) U.S. DOE regulations and test standards
ASHRAE continues to develop extensive publicly accessible resources on HVAC systems and Covid-19. These include recommendations on design, operation and maintenance. AHSRAE’s web page also links to guidance from other organizations. If you are looking specifically for information on building
In June 2020, NECB 2015 (with some modifications) came into effect in Quebec. The 18-month transition period means that buildings covered by NECB and constructed after 27 December 2021 must comply with this new code. If you need help with
Like many of you, we are now working from home. Fortunately, our work is well-suited to this. Our main office phone system is not. We are checking for voice messages, but most of us will be more quickly reached through
As of the beginning of 2019, NECB 2017 and NBC 9.36 are in force in Saskatchewan. This means most new larger buildings will require building energy simulation. If you need help with building simulation, contact us!
The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs has published several tools to assist with SB-10 compliance. These include checklists, an Ontario-specific version of COMcheck, and energy modelling guidelines. Caneta developed the base document for the energy modelling guidelines.