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Our Complete List of Projects

buildABILITY delivers change within the housing industry through its four lines of services: research and consulting, publications, program development, and curriculum development. See below for a full list of the projects the firm has worked on since its inception.

buildABILITY Projects

  • Owens Corning CodeBord Training Workshop, Owens Corning Canada, 2010
  • Builder Mentoring: Green Support, Hush Homes Inc., 2010
  • CodeBord Air Barrier Installation Manual, Owens Corning Canada, 2011
  • 2012 SB-12 Training Course, 2011
  • 2012 Ontario Building Code SB-12: Energy Efficiency Requirements for Housing, Ontario Association of Architects, 2011
  • SB-12 Training for Building Officials, City of St. Catharines, 2011
  • Training and Marketing Assets for an Integrated Panelized Wall System using the CodeBord Air Barrier System, Owens Corning Canada, 2012
  • Part 12 (2012): SB-12 Assessing Housing Energy Efficiency, Ontario Building Officials Association, 2012
  • Training Sessions on Package J, Sundial Homes, 2012
  • Hot2000 Simulations, Drawing Room Inc., 2012
  • SB-10 Course Development and Pilot Delivery, Ontario Building Officials Association, 2012
  • SB-12 Training for Building Officials, City of Vaughan, 2012
  • SB-12 Training for Building Officials, Town of Markham, 2012
  • Compliance Requirements for Supplementary Standard SB-10, Ontario Building Officials Association, 2013
  • Market Development of the Designed for Safer LivingĀ® Program, Institute of Catastrophic Loss Reduction, 2013
  • Housing Defects Training, Great Gulf, 2013
  • OBC 2014 Training Session, Sundial Homes, 2013
  • Hot2000 Simulations, McTeague Drafting and Design, 2013
  • SB-12 Performance Compliance Simulations, Drawing Room Inc., 2013
  • Builder Mentoring , Pontarolo Engineering, 2013
  • Panelization Video, Owens Corning Canada, 2013
  • RESCON High Rise Series: Six Storey Wood Frame Buildings Training, 2013
  • 2014 Ontario Building Code Training Course, 2014
  • Enbridge Savings by Design Charrette, Sustainable Buildings Canada, 2014
  • Development of Gas Consumption Profile for New Low Rise Residential Construction, Enbridge Gas Distribution, 2014
  • Air Barriers Workshop, Pratt Hansen Group, 2014
  • Strategic Plan Consulting, Owens Corning Canada, 2014
  • Hybrid CABS Video Instructional Guide, Owens Corning Canada, 2014
  • Building Science Series: Air Barrier Training, 2014
  • Hot2000 Training, 2014
  • Lean Building & Design with Scott Sedam, 2014
  • RESCON High Rise Series: Ontario Building Code Part 3, 2014
  • RESCON High Rise Series: SB-10, 2014
  • Improving Homeowner Satisfaction, 2014
  • Desktop Publishing and Layout for District Energy Document, Natural Resources Canada, 2015
  • Understanding OBC Package Costs of SilveRboard Report, AMVIC Building Systems Inc, 2015
  • Alberta SilveRboard Brochure, AMVIC Building Systems Inc, 2015
  • Building Science Series: Moisture Control Training, 2015
  • Building Science Series: Controlling Heat Loss Training, 2015
  • Development of Two One-Day Training Courses on Exterior Insulation Finish Systems, EIFS Council of Canada, 2015
  • Business Design for Builders, 2015
  • EnerGuide Rating System Reference House Comparison, Natural Resources Canada, 2016
  • Cherrywood Project, Duffin Capital Corporation, 2016
  • Strategic Plan Consulting, AMVIC Building Systems Inc, 2016
  • Building Panel Facilitation and Training, AMVIC Building Systems Inc, 2016
  • Net Zero Energy Housing Monitoring and Desktop Publishing of Results for Technology Transfer, Natural Resources Canada, 2016
  • Event Planning and Media Communication Services, Minto Communities, 2016
  • Manitoba Brochure, AMVIC Building Systems Inc, 2016
  • Ontario Brochure, AMVIC Building Systems Inc, 2016
  • This is Exceptional Customer Service: A Definitive Guidebook for Builders, 2016
  • Net Zero Knowledge Transfer Video Development, Rheem Canada Ltd., 2016
  • Net Zero Knowledge Transfer Video Development, JELD-WEN Windows and Doors, 2016
  • Ontario Building Code SB-12 2017 Workshop, City of Markham, 2016
  • Ontario Building Code SB-12 2017 Workshop, City of Ottawa, 2016
  • Construction Technology Training, 2016
  • Coordinator of OBOA/ECC EIFS Course Delivery, Ontario Building Officials Association, 2016
  • EIFS for Architects Seminar, 2016
  • Building Better Basements, 2016
  • Net Zero Webinar, HPBA Canada, 2017
  • Sales Training Presentations, AMVIC Building Systems Inc, 2017
  • Role of NRCan’s Housing Programs in the Marketplace, Natural Resources Canada, 2017
  • Tarion Defects Seminar, 2017
  • Ontario Building Code SB-12 2017 Workshop, Tarion Warranty Corporation, 2017
  • Ontario Building Code SB-12 2017 Workshop, Ridley Windows, 2017
  • Heating and Ventilating the House: Introduction for Inspectors to Forced Air Furnace Systems, Ontario Building Officials Association, 2012-2013
  • HVAC Course Development, Ontario Building Officials Association, 2012-2013
  • ecoEII Integrating Renewables and Conservation Measures in a Net Zero Low-Rise Residential Subdivision, Natural Resources Canada and Owens Corning, 2012-2016
  • Union Gas Optimum Home Program, EnerQuality Corporation, 2012-2016
  • Plumbing Course Development, Ontario Building Officials Association, 2013-2015
  • Wall Thermal Design Calculator, Canadian Wood Council, 2013-Present
  • Part 9 Training, Building Industry and Land Development Association, 2013-Present
  • Residential Plumbing Inspection: Introduction for Inspectors to Plumbing Systems, Ontario Building Officials Association, 2014-2015
  • Identifying Challenges and Solutions for Fuel Oil Spills, Canadian Oil Heat Association, 2014-2016
  • The Development of Case Studies under Natural Resources Canada’s Net Zero Energy Homes Pilot, Natural Resources Canada, 2014-2016
  • Customer Service/Builder Mentoring Consulting, Rosehaven Homes, 2014-2016
  • Development of Customized Net Zero Energy Housing Inventory Tool, Natural Resources Canada, 2014-2017
  • Customer Service and Tarion Warranty Training, 2014-Present
  • Code and Guide for Plumbing, Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, 2015-2016
  • CCHT MURB Assessment, Natural Resources Canada, 2015-2016
  • Femenstration Series: The Windows Seminar, 2015-2016
  • Incenting Energy Efficient Retrofits: Risks and Opportunities for Consumers, Office of Consumer Affairs and Consumers Council of Canada, 2016-2017
  • Energy Efficiency Innovation Strategy, Independent Electricity System Operator, 2016-2017
  • Net Zero Energy Housing Training Course Development , Canadian Home Builders’ Association, 2016-2017
  • EIFS Training Development and Design Awards, EIFS Council of Canada, 2016-2017
  • Ontario Building Code SB-12 2017 Training, 2016-Present