Learn about building science in Yukon

We offer workshops on a variety of Yukon-specific housing and building science topics. Our goal is to provide you with the latest science to apply to home construction.

Attend upcoming workshops

Tuesday April 16, 2019

  • Whitehorse lot parcels and lots for private sector development

Speakers: Laura Prentice and Colin McDowell with the Government of Yukon and Melodie Simard with the City of Whitehorse

Time: 7:45 to 10 a.m.

Location: Yukon Inn, Fireside Room

Register: 456-6778

Past presentations

These presentations are part of our contractor breakfast series. We keep them on our website for 2 years.

Installation Code for Oil Burning Equiment - CSA B139 Series - 2019 edition and Installation Code for Solid Fuel Burning Appliances and Equipment - B365 - 2017 edition

Date: April 11, 2019
Presented by: Stan Duek and Ken Alaric, Government of Yukon
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Foundation insulation and moisture control

Date: March 14, 2019
Presented by: Juergen Korn, Government of Yukon
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Windows and doors: what worked, what didn't and why

Date: March 6, 2019
Presented by: David Borud, Northerm
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Essential basics of better housing

Date: February 1, 2018
Presented by: Juergen Korn, Government of Yukon
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Healthy, durable, sustainable housing for circumpolar people

Date: March 9, 2017
Presented by: Jack Hebert, Cold Climate Housing Research Center
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Passive house net zero LEED for homes and living building challenge overview

Date: February 16, 2017
Presented by: Shane Wolffe, Future Proof
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Safe and efficient home heating

Date: March 2, 2017
Presented by: Charles Nadeau and Lucy Leboeuf, Yukon Chimney Sweep
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Supergreen housing in Yukon. Energuide 85+ moving toward the new Energy Rebate System (ERS)

Date: April 4, 2017
Presented by: Yukon Housing Corporation
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