What is an Energy Model?

What is an Energy Model?

What is an Energy Model? Whole-Building Energy Model (BEM) is a virtual simulation completed by an energy modeler to confirm that a home meets or exceeds the net energy use requirements. An energy model uses components including mechanical equipment, construction...
BC Energy Step Code

BC Energy Step Code

How the BC Step Code Works: The BC Energy Step Code is a voluntary provincial standard introduced in December 2017 to streamline and increase the construction of energy efficient buildings. Local governments have been integrating the step code by introducing...
Solar Study

Solar Study

What is a solar study? A Solar Study helps us show you how natural light will impact your building design. First, we create a 3D model of your home. Then, we adjust the sun to represent different scenarios throughout the year to show you exactly where light and...
Energy Star

Energy Star

As we head into the colder months, natural light is hard to come by even with a thoughtful house design! The good news is that upgrades to lighting technology means that lighting accounts for only 4% of the energy used in the average Canadian home. How can you make...

Stay Connected

Receive email updates when we post new case studies, blog posts or interesting articles.

You have Successfully Subscribed!