Cross Border Challenge 2015

VIEW THIS YEAR’S WINNERS How low can you go? A friendly competition between American and Canadian builders to see can build a home with the lowest HERS score.  The winners in different categories will be announced at the RESNET 2015 Conference  February 15, 2015 in San Diego. The goal will be for builders to build […]


On June 25, 2014 nine newly certified air tightness testers were added to the growing roster of certified testers. Help us congratulate our new Certified Air Tightness Testers: Jordan Lane , Clearsphere Pradeep Samaroo, RGL Building Consultants Ltd. Simon Johnson, Building Products John Bell, Sustainable Housing Foundation Josef Hanik, Clearsphere David Kelly, Dow Building Solutions […]

Instructors announced for ATT Training June 25, 2014

We are pleased to announce that we have arranged for 2 expert instructors for our air tightness testing certification course June 25: Paul Duffy, P.Eng, is VP of Engineering for Icynene and a Founding CRESNET board member. Paul has worked in the energy efficiency/ building science field for over 30 years. Toby Smith is Senior […]

CRESNET signs MOU with BPI

CRESNET President John Godden signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Building Products Institute  (BPI) Director Laverne Dalgleish.  Energy Matters Consultant Gail Lawlor attended. The MOU was signed to develop an industry based approach to energy retrofits in existing residential homes.  A key focus of this collaboration is the development of Municipal Local Improvement Charge […]

Cresnet AGM Agenda-Dec. 5, 2013

Hello Cresnet followers and members, Here is our Agenda for tonight (AGM Agenda), looking forward to seeing everyone there. Toby Smith    

Call for nominations: Bruce Gough Scholarship 2014

IN HONOR of Bruce Gough RESNET is once again supporting the RESNET Bruce Gough Scholarship.  The scholarship will offer a free registration to the annual RESNET Building Performance Conference to a member of CRESNET that is selected by the organization. More information on the 2014 RESNET Building Performance Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia from February 24-26, 2014 can be found here, CRESNET members […]

Correction: Cresnet AGM Thurs. Dec. 5th, 6-8pm

Just to clarify, the AGM is this Thursday December 5, 2013  6pm – 8pm.  Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre-255 Front Street West, Toronto  @ South Building, Room 706 Call for Nominations to CRESNET Board All members attending MUST RSVP and send any nominations to by 11:59pm on Sunday November 17th.  To become a CRESNET member, see more […]

**UPDATE** Air Tightness Testing Training Nov. 7, 2013

You are invited  to participate in an Air Tightness Training certification that will provide Energy Advisors/Evaluators/Home Builders/etc… with recognized credentials that may prove useful in future work endeavors.  With the HERS Rating system, and Performance based compliance both recognized in the Ontario Building Code Evaluators may require credentials from other recognized bodies such as CRESNET. […]

Air Tightness Testing Training November 7, 2013 Mississauga

Are you an existing energy advisor looking for certification?  Are you new to the industry and would like professional  training?  CRESNET is hosting a one day Air Tightness Testing Training in Mississauga on November 7, 2013.  An experienced trainer in home energy performance with many years experience will be conducting this hands on class in how […]

Reminder-Home Energy Subscription Special

Great magazine, don’t forget to contact Franklin ( about this special discount for anyone interested… —————- For all CRESNET members and other interested parties.  A group discount is available now for a 2013/14 subscription to Home Energy Magazine.  A print/online subscription is $60/year compared to $85 for individuals. There are 6 issues per year (bi-monthly). […]