The Energy Step Code Council

Inside the BC Energy Step Code Best Practices Guide
June 27, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Inside the BC Energy Step Code Best Practices Guide is intended for local government staff and elected officials that may be considering referencing one or more steps of the BC Energy Step Code in policy. Over the course of a lunch hour, we’ll share context and clear advice taken from our forthcoming Best Practices Guide. Date: June 27, 2017 Time: Noon - 1pm Where: Online / Register Here  What You’ll Learn:

  • What the standard covers, how it works, what it measures, and more.
  • Who needs to be at the table?
  • What enabling policies and incentives should you consider when putting it into practice?
  • When should you engage with the Energy Step Code Council, your industry, and your community?
  • What peer-to-peer resources will be available to local government staff?
  • How can local government staff in both rural and urban jurisdictions work effectively with elected officials, stakeholders, and industry in planning and implementation?


  • Robyn Wark, BC Hydro (Vice-Chair, Energy Step Code Council)
  • Zachary May, Building and Safety Standards Branch, Province of British Columbia (Chair, Energy Step Code Council)
  • Emilie Adin, City of North Vancouver (Planning Institute of BC representative on Energy Step Code Council)
  • Andy Christie, City of Kimberley (Member, Building Officials' Association of British Columbia)

Your Host:The Energy Step Code Council is a multi-stakeholder body tasked with facilitating the implementation of the BC Energy Step Code. The Council serves as a “bridge” between local governments, the province, and the design, building, development, and construction sectors, offering advice and providing support and resources to local governments.