Green Building Breakfast Session: Major GTA Policy & Program Updates


Date: February 15, 2018
Time: 7:30 - 9:45am
Location: Territories Room, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West (



The conservation landscape is moving faster than ever and keeping up to date is always a challenge. This event reviewed the most significant new and updated policies and programs related to building energy, carbon and sustainability in the GTA. 
Programs included:
  • Municipal – Final details of Toronto Green Standard v3, Local improvement charge financing, TransformTO
  • Provincial – Energy and Water Reporting and Benchmarking, Net-Metering, Green Ontario Fund
  • Utilities – Electricity and Gas conservation programs
  • Market – Voluntary programs and rating system updates
Attendees learned about: 
  • Timelines for program launches and updates
  • New program or regulatory criteria
  • Who is impacted or eligible
  • Key contacts and resources for compliance and participation

7:30am - Hot breakfast and networking
8:00am - Speaker presentation & discussion
9:30am - Networking
Bryan Purcell, Director of Policy and Programs, The Atmospheric Fund (TAF)
Brian Byrnes, Senior Advisory, Ontario Ministry of Energy 
Bruce Manwaring, Manager New Construction, Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.-
Corey McBurney, President, EnerQuality - presentation
David Hall, Program Manager, Environment and Energy Division, City of Toronto - presentation
Jeff Ranson, Regional Director, Greater Toronto Chapter, Canada Green Building Council - presentation
Rob Edwards, Business Manager, Private Sector, IESO - presentation
Tim Stoate, VP, Impact Investing, The Atmospheric Fund (TAF) -  presentation
Click here to learn more about our speakers.
Presenting Sponsor  

Toronto FOCUS Magazine

Interactive Green Building Map