2019 Contractors Forum

Working together to advance our industry

Join contractors from HVAC, Fenestration, Insulation, Renovation, as well as Energy Advisors, Utility and Government representatives and home performance industry leaders as we dive deep into candid discussions on Connecting with Customers, Quality Installation, and Programs Partnering with Industry.


February 19, 2019    |    8:30am-4:00pm

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The following is an outline of the day’s events

8:30      Coffee and Registration

9:00      Welcome from the HPSC
              Corey Diamond:The Stage is Set for Energy Efficiency.
              Bruce Manclark: We Need to Scale Up Home Energy Savings, and Fast. How Will We Do It?

10:30    Facilitated Table Discussion: Connecting With Our Customers

12:00    Nat Gosman: What EfficiencyBC Can Offer Your Customers

12:30    Lunch

1:00      Facilitated Table Discussion: What Quality Looks Like

2:00      Break

2:15      Facilitated Table Discussion: Programs Partnering with Industry

3:15      HPSC Roadmap Projects Update

3:45      Closing Comments and Next Steps

Guest Speakers

The Home Performance Sector Council is pleased to welcome:

Corey Diamond

Efficiency Canada

Corey has more than two decades of experience leading social change organizations focused on engaging people to take action on critical environmental and social issues. Corey was previously the COO and Partner of global consulting firm, Realized Worth, a company focused on the design and implementation of corporate volunteering and giving programs. Managing the business development and operations, Corey worked with FORTUNE500 companies (including Apple, Deloitte, AT&T and SAP) around the world to engage their employees in critical and sustained community projects. Corey also spent 10 years helping to lead Summerhill, a national firm focused on engaging the public on energy efficiency behaviours. Holding various positions, including President/Chief Transformer, U.S. expansion lead and Executive Director of the non-for-profit arm, Corey worked with utilities, government agencies and the private sector to drive significant energy savings across Canada. Corey volunteers his time on a number of boards, including the Atmospheric Fund, where he also chairs the Grants Committee. An avid reader, record collector and musician, his greatest passion is hugging trees and travelling the world with his family.

Bruce Manclark

Sr. Business Intelligence Consultant

Bruce is a nationally recognized leader in residential consulting on energy efficiency, energy efficiency technical training, implementation of conservation programs, and quality control testing. Bruce has helped clients such as the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, Bonneville Power Administration, Energy Trust of Oregon and others develop program strategies for HVAC, new homes and existing homes programs. Bruce previously owned an energy services company, Delta T, specializing in the implementation of residential energy conservation programs and services. In April 2016, he was inducted in the Building Performance Industry Hall of Fame recognized for his significant and lasting contributions to the building performance industry over the course of his career. Bruce is currently on the Board of Directors for Efficiency First.

Nat Gosman

Director of Energy Efficiency
Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources

Nat is responsible for leading and overseeing provincial energy efficiency policy, regulations and programs, including climate policy for the built environment, energy efficiency standards for building components and the EfficiencyBC program. Nat is currently working with his team to expand EfficiencyBC and launch the Low Carbon Buildings Innovation program. Nat holds an M.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of Victoria.

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