Association News: AAMA webinar to cover Energy Code requirements in Canada, Sept. 19

Posted on September 7th, 2017 by Heather West

AAMA_Webinar0919_web.jpgThe American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is hosting a webinar that will cover the Canadian Energy Codes and Energy Acts. On Sept. 19, Jeff Baker, president of WESTLab Canada and technical consultant for Fenestration Canada, will review a new proposal from Natural Resources Canada to transform the residential window market in Canada. The webinar is open to all in the industry.

The current and recently announced updates to provincial codes in Canada are aggressive for fenestration products, but they are mild compared to the long-term changes being proposed by Natural Resources Canada in their federal regulations, according to Baker.

"Manufacturers selling in the Canadian market should not miss this opportunity to hear the latest provincial and federal energy code and energy act details in Canada," says AAMA Regulatory Affairs Manager Diana Hanson who will serve as moderator for the online session. Register today for this complimentary presentation, on Tues., Sept. 19 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern.

For more information about this webinar, visit the event page.

About the speaker

Baker received his master's degree from the University of Waterloo, studying fenestration heat transfer. For the last 30 years, he has worked in the fenestration energy analysis field and is currently the President of WESTLab Canada. WESTLab is a world leader in the energy analysis of fenestration systems offering fenestration energy rating services to the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) and Canadian Standards Association (CSA) standards.

He is the technical consultant for the Fenestration Canada, past chair of the NFRC board of directors, chair of the CSA A440 Technical Committee on Fenestration Performance, member of the Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA) Technical Research Committee, and participates in several Canadian national building code committees.

AAMA is the source of performance standards, product certification, and educational programs for the fenestration industry.SM

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