Jessica Williams

November 5, 2019

Improving Net-Zero Energy Ready Codes for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings

Overview Learning from the BC Energy Step Code and Passive House Geared towards decision makers within the BC building industry, this report examines the region’s leading […]
September 16, 2019

We’re Hiring! Program Manager

We’re Hiring! **Updated with new criteria. Are you passionate about green building? Looking to apply you background in engineering or building science to help BC build […]
July 23, 2019

Annual Report 2018 – 2019

ZEBx celebrates its first year in operation! From an international building tour to local case studies to hands-on building technology demonstrations, ZEBx continues to establish key […]
July 9, 2019

Postcards from Tomorrow

A group of British Columbia building-industry leaders wanted a sneak peek of their province’s net-zero energy-ready future. So they went to Belgium. Written by: BC Energy […]
July 4, 2019

The Heights: Multi-Unit Residential Passive House

Overview At the time of construction, The Heights was one of the first multi-unit residential buildings in Vancouver seeking Passive House certification. At six storeys high, […]
July 4, 2019

East Vancouver Single-Family Passive House

Overview Building a comfortable, quiet, and healthy home was a priority for the owners of this single-family residence in Vancouver’s Riley Park Neighbourhood. Through the pursuit […]
July 4, 2019

Vancouver Point Grey High-Performance Laneway House

Overview Using a highly efficient envelope and heat recovery system, this small laneway house exceeded the energy performance requirements of the Vancouver Building Bylaw. A theoretical […]
June 3, 2019

Optimization Through Iteration: the key to designing ZEBs

From reconstructing the internal organs of ancient marine animals and reverse engineering destroyed data to designing net-zero homes with PHPP, Lyndsie White, Industrial Designer and Energy Modeller - Cornerstone Architecture, shares what it takes to successfully implement new building technologies and designs while navigating a rapidly evolving market.