Past Chapter Events

Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Time: 7:30 - 10:00am
Location: Multiplex - Downtown Toronto Office, 200 Wellington St. W, Suite 1600, Toronto, ON (


Event Description

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 updates included:
  • City of Toronto: Toronto Green Standard V3, Green WIll, Emissions Strategy and BBP programs
  • Province of Ontario: Energy and Water Reporting and Benchmarking
  • Utilities: IESO & Enbridge
  • Other certifications and tools including LEED and the Zero Carbon Building Standard
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
  • Moderator: Bryan Purcell, Vice-President of Policy & Programs, The Atmospheric Fund
  • Brandy Burdeniuk, Chief Customer Officer, GBCI Canada (View presentation)
  • Brian Byrnes, Senior Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Energy (View presentation)
  • Rob Edwards, Business Manager, Private Sector, IESO (View presentation)
  • Rae-Anne Miller, Manager - Public Energy Initiatives, Environment & Energy Division, City of Toronto (View presentation)
  • Carolyn Varady, Energy Advisor for Commercial New Construction, Enbridge (View presentation)
  • Jeff Ranson, Regional Director, CaGBC - GTA (View presentation)
The 2020 Green Building Breakfast Series is presented by: