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April 2016

Business Sustainability on a Large Scale: A Success Story

April 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Adobe Building, 343 Preston Street
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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As Canada’s most environmentally responsible IT company, HP Canada demonstrated that integrating sustainability into all facets of their operations is “changing the way they do business”. Learn from Frances Edmonds, Head of Sustainability, HP Canada as she speaks to their corporate carbon footprint and how it has helped guide their sustainability agenda. With a focus on customer education and employee engagement, HP Canada has demonstrated their leadership within their industry and beyond. Join us to network with like-minded businesses across…

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June 2016

Enviro Week Festival

June 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sparks Street, 165 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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Sparks Event

The Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict is hosting the Enviro Week Festival to bring sustainability to the street and show you the benefits of living with the environment in mind. More details on the event page.

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Enviro Week Festival / Festival de la Semaine de l’Environnement

June 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sparks Street, 165 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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Welcome Public Servants / Bienvenue aux Fonctionnaires *English message follows Assistez à l'évènement sur ​​la rue Sparks Jeudi 9 Juin 2016  10hr- 14hr Expo-Écolo sur la rue Spark  13:30hr-16hr Course ÉcoQuartier 16hr-18hr Réseautage après la course à la Farm Team Cookhouse   Contexte Le service public fédéral soutient la Semaine  Canadienne de l’Environnement et plusieurs ministères gouvernementaux organisent des événements pour promouvoir des actions sur le terrain qui aident à protéger et rétablir notre environnement. L’ÉcoQuartier Ottawa Centre (EQOC) amène la semaine…

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August 2016

Ottawa EV Day 2016

August 18, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sparks Street, 165 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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OTTAWA ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) DAY OWNER SHOWCASE AND TEST DRIVES ON SPARKS STREET August 18, 2016 It's Ottawa's third annual EV Day showcasing the benefits of driving electric and what's out there on the market today! Plug N Drive will facilitate test drives through the downtown core! Ask electric car owners what it's like driving electric in Ottawa. EVCO - the Electric Vehicle Council of Ottawa will be on site with members showing you their electric vehicles and answering your questions!

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October 2016
$39

Introduction to Energy Benchmarking

October 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Sun Life Financial Center, 50 O'Connor Tower, 3rd Floor
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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Energy Benchmarking with Canada Green Building Council This event is proudly sponsored by Bentall Kennedy. Energy benchmarking allows owners and managers to compare the performance of their buildings against others in their portfolio, and to similar facilities across Canada. The province of Ontario will soon introduce mandatory reporting of annual benchmarking results for large commercial buildings, and similar legislation is under development in other jurisdictions. This course will provide step-by-step guidance for new users of ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager to…

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$125 - $149

Introduction to the Changes in LEED v4

October 26, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Manulife Place, 55 Metcalfe Street, Suite 420
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6L5 Canada
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Learn about changes to LEED with Canada Green Building Council This event is proudly sponsored by Teknion. Join us to learn about the key changes you can expect with LEED v4 in this Introduction to the LEED v4 Rating Systems course. Participants will gain a foundational grasp of the major changes in LEED v4 and explore its impact on Canadians. They will learn how projects can ultimately benefit from the Canadian Alternative Compliance Paths that are currently under development. Learners will gain a…

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$175 - $370

Green Associate Exam Kickstarter

October 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2H9 Canada
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Study up with the Canada Green Building Council Please note: Sign in begins at 8:15am New one day format in 2016. Prepare to take your LEED® Green Associate exam and earn the internationally recognized LEED v4 Green Associate credential. CaGBC has developed this condensed 1-day course which will be delivered by highly-qualified Canadian instructors with real-life local and regional experience. This course is intended to provide you with foundational information, which will then be followed up with a post-course study…

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November 2016
$10

Greenest Capital Challenge

November 15, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
HUB Ottawa, 71 Bank Street, 6th floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5N2 Canada
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Greenest Capital Challenge Co-hosts: Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict, University of Ottawa Environmental Sustainability Students, Impact Hub Ottawa   Doors Open at 8:00 Registration: 8:00 to 8:15 Panel from 8:30 to 9:30   Panelists: Meredith Brown, Ottawa Riverkeeper; Graham Saul, Executive Director, Ecology Ottawa; Tobi Nussbaum, Councillor,Ottawa City Council In the summer of 2016 the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and the Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre floated an interesting challenge at several speaking events. Could…

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$35 - $45

CaGBC’s Chapter Holiday Party: Regenerative Design and Biomimicry

November 28, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence, 1385 Woodroffe Ave
OTtawa, ON Canada
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CaGBC's Ottawa Chapter is hosting a Holiday Party this November! The CaGBC Ottawa Chapter has recruited Bill Reed, an internationally recognized architect and a leading authority in regenerative design and biomimicry, as this year’s keynote for our annual holiday party. Bill is a founding Board member of the US Green Building Council and one of the co-founders of the LEED Rating System. Bill has also consulted on over two hundred green design commissions, the majority which are LEED Gold and Platinum and…

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$25

Carbon 613 Lab: Energy Efficiency Walkthrough

November 29, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Your Credit Union, 14 Chamberlain Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Your Credit Union, 14 Chamberlain Avenue, Ottawa, ON Description: One of the most effective ways to reduce your carbon footprint is through improving the energy efficiency of your office. Join current Carbon 613 members, Lightenco and Arborus Consulting as they lead a walkthrough of Your Credit Union‘s head office, exploring the basics of building energy efficiency and lighting. Whether you’re a building owner or tenant, this workshop will help you…

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