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January 26, 2021 – Indigenous Design Principles

  • MANITOBA’S BUDGET
  • ADVOCATE FOR HEALTHY SCHOOLS
  • LEED CERTIFICATION PROCESS COURSE
  • MANSEA CONFERENCE
  • BUILDING RESILIENCE GATHERING 2022
  • LOW INCOME ENERGY EFFICIENCY
  • DECONSTRUCTABILITY USING AI 
  • CLIMATE RESILIENCE TRAINING
  • MANITOBA WOMEN IN TRADES
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

December 1, 2021 – Help Make Winnipeg More Sustainable!

  • HYDRO INTEGRATED RESOURCE PLANNING
  • MANITOBA FALLS TO 8TH PLACE
  • ADVOCATE FOR HEALTHY SCHOOLS
  • NEW IEA REPORT ON RENEWABLES
  • CONCRETE’S PATH TO CARBON NEUTRALITY
  • HVAC CONTRACTOR-LED BUILDING RETROFITS
  • MANITOBA WOMEN IN TRADES
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

November 17, 2021 – Construction Waste in Manitoba

  • ADVOCATE FOR GREEN SCHOOLS
  • PROVINCIAL SCORECARDS
  • GREEN RETROFIT ECONOMY STUDY
  • CITY OF WINNIPEG ADVOCACY
  • CAN HIGHRISE BUILDING BE CARBON-NEGATIVE?
  • 7 OF THE WORLD’S GREENEST BUILDINGS AT COP26
  • FREE BRACE COURSES
  • MEIA EMERGING ISSUES
  • MANITOBA WOMEN IN TRADES
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

November 10, 2021 – Take Action on Green Schools!

  • ACTION FOR GREEN SCHOOLS
  • CITY SLOW ON CLIMATE
  • CITY OF WINNIPEG ADVOCACY
  • DROUGHT AND MANITOBA HYDRO
  • FREE BRASE/MCRT COURSES OFFERED THIS WINTER
  • MEIA EMERGING ISSUES CONFERENCE
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

October 27, 2021 – Building Energy Disclosure Project

  • TOMORROW
  • WINNIPEG’S BUILDING ENERGY DISCLOSURE PROJECT
  • NOVEMBER’S LUNCH AND LEARN
  • CARBON TAX IN MANITOBA
  • NATURAL GAS RATES INCREASE
  • FREE BRACE/MCRT COURSES OFFERED THIS WINTER
  • MANITOBA COMMUNITY RECYCLING & WASTE REDUCTION FORUM
  • MEIA EMERGING ISSUES CONFERENCE
  • MANITOBA WOMEN IN TRADES
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

October 20, 2021 – Connections to Clean50

  • TOMORROW
  • MB HYDRO UPDATE
  • THE FUTURE OF CANADA’S DOWNTOWNS
  • GET YOUR TICKET FOR ALL TOURS
  • ELECTRIFICATION IN BC
  • SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING INDUSTRY – ACADEMIA ENGAGEMENT TABLE
  • VALUING NATURE-BASED INFRASTRUCTURE
  • MANITOBA COMMUNITY RECYCLING & WASTE REDUCTION FORUM
  • MANITOBA WOMEN IN TRADES CONFERENCE
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

October 13, 2021 – Rural Manitoba & Hydro Updates

  • MB HYDRO UPDATE
  • THE FUTURE OF CANADA’S DOWNTOWNS
  • GET YOUR TICKET FOR ALL TOURS
  • ELECTRIFICATION IN BC
  • SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING INDUSTRY – ACADEMIA ENGAGEMENT TABLE
  • VALUING NATURE-BASED INFRASTRUCTURE
  • MANITOBA COMMUNITY RECYCLING & WASTE REDUCTION FORUM
  • MEIA EMERGING ISSUES CONFERENCE
  • MANITOBA WOMEN IN TRADES CONFERENCE
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

October 6, 2021 – So Many Local Updates on Energy Efficiency Day

  • PRICE OF NATURAL GAS
  • SUPPORT FOR A JUST TRANSITION
  • NEXT THURSDAY
  • GET OFF YOUR TICKET FOR ALL FOUR TOURS
  • CITY OF WINNIPEG AND NATURAL GAS UPDATE
  • MANITOBA’S ENERGY STRATEGY UPDATE
  • MANITOBA COMMUNITY RECYCLING & WASTE REDUCTION FORUM
  • MEIA EMERGING ISSUES CONFERENCE
  • SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING INDUSTRY – ACADEMIA ENGAGEMENT TABLE
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

October 1, 2021 – District Heating with Biofuel

  • BUILDING CODES FOR RETROFITS
  • BUILDING TOURS EVERY THURSDAY IN OCTOBER
  • EXPERTISE RELATED TO HOUSING, BUILDINGS – TENDER NOTICE
  • MANITOBA COMMUNITY RECYCLING & WASTE REDUCTION FORUM
  • MEIA EMERGING ISSUES CONFERENCE
  • SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING INDUSTRY – ACADEMIA ENGAGEMENT TABLE
  • ENERGY EFFICIENCY DAY
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

September 23, 2021 – Building Tours Announced!

  • BUILDERS FOR CLIMATE ACTION REPORT
  • MANITOBA HYDRO ANNUAL REPORT
  • THE CASE FOR GREEN SCHOOLS
  • PAINT REPLACING AIR CONDITIONING?
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

September 14, 2021 – Elections and Green Schools

  • PLATFORM SUMMARIES
  • FEDERAL PARTY SURVEY ON ENVIRONMENTAL PLATFORMS
  • TOMORROW
  • INFRASTRUCTURE
  • CONSTRUCTION WORKFORCE’S TOP ELECTION ISSUES
  • WHO SHOULD BE OUR CLIMATE CHANGE PRIME MINISTER?
  • CALL YOUR CANDIDATES
  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOURS IN OCTOBER
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

September 8, 2021 – A City That Raised the Money

  • NEXT WEDNESDAY
  • A CITY RAISED MONEY TO CLIMATE PROOF ITS BUILDINGS
  • ENERGY ADVISOR TRAINING
  • PRAIRIE ARCHITECTS IS HIRING
  • LUNCH AND LEARNS – SECOND THURSDAY OF THE MONTH AT NOON
  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOURS IN OCTOBER
  • EFFICIENCY MANITOBA’S HEAT PUMP PROGRAM
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

August 31, 2021 – Green Schools and Energy Advisors

  • ENERGY ADVISOR TRAINING
  • STEEL MADE WITHOUT FOSSIL FUELS
  • PRAIRIE ARCHITECTS IS HIRING
  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOURS IN OCTOBER
  • LUNCH AND LEARNS – SECOND THURSDAY OF THE MONTH AT NOON
  • EFFICIENCY MANITOBA’S HEAT PUMP PROGRAM
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

June 3, 2021 – New Board, New Grants!

  • NEW SBM BOARD
  • CANADA GREENER HOMES GRANT
  • AGM A SUCCESS!
  • CITY OF WINNIPEG IS HIRING
  • BUS TOUR
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

May 17, 2021 – Today’s Training Announcement and Last Chance for Snacks

  • FUNDING FOR ENERGY ADVISORS
  • CATCH WHAT YOU MISSED ON SBM’S YOUTUBE CHANNEL
  • ROAD TO RESILIENCE – BUILDING CHAPTER
  • LOCAL FOOD AND LAUGHS: A COMEDY NIGHT AT HOME
  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOURS
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION
  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOURS
  • ROBOT BUILDING

April 22, 2021 – Wednesday is a Big Day

  • HAPPY EARTH DAY
  • FEDERAL BUDGET
  • HYDROGEN IN MANITOBA
  • LAST CHANCE TO ORDER
  • BOARD NOMINATIONS – LESS THAN A WEEK
  • AGM
  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOURS
  • INDIANA BELL TELEPHONE BUILDING
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

April 16, 2021 – Videos, Board Recruitment, and Hydrogen 

  • DECOLONIZING CLIMATE POLICY IN CANADA
  • CALL FOR BOARD OF DIRECTOR NOMINATIONS
  • BUILDING RESILIENCE GATHERING ON YOUTUBE
  • HYDROGEN IN MANITOBA
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

April 7, 2021 – Hydrogen & Manitoba’s Energy Future

  • HYDROGEN STRATEGY FOR CANADA
  • CALL FOR BOARD OF DIRECTOR NOMINATIONS
  • BUILDING RESILIENCE GATHERING
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION
  • 2021 NET ZERO HOME AWARDS FINALISTS

March 18, 2021 – Building Resilience Full Schedule!

  • SCHEDULE
  • GATHER.TOWN
  • THURSDAY – COMMUNITY CONVERSATION
  • THURSDAY – SOCIAL TIME
  • EARLY BIRD DOOR PRIZE – ENDS SATURDAY
  • GRAPHIC RECORDING
  • GATHERING SPONSOR
  • PODCAST RECOMMENDATION
  • WINNIPEG’S NATURAL GAS MOTION

March 5, 2021 – Big Announcements!

  • SBM’S CONFERENCE
  • CARBON-ABSORBING TOWER
  • WINNIPEG’S NATURAL GAS MOTION
  • MEIA TRAINING SURVEYS
  • LOW-INCOME & ENERGY EFFICIENCY
  • ManSEA
  • MANITOBA HYDRO ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING

February 10, 2021 – Active vs Passive Heating

  • BUILDING CODE NEEDS SOME AMBITION
  • ROAD TO RESILIENCE
  • BUILDING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES GRANT
  • FUNDING FOR LOW INCOME ENERGY EFFICIENCY
  • RANDY PROVEN ZERO CARBON AWARD
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION

January 25, 2021 – Connect With Efficiency Manitoba This Wednesday!

  • LUNCH AND LEARN – WEDNESDAY
  • BUILDING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES GRANT
  • REDUCE AIRBORNE TRANSMISSION
  • SBM IS ON YOUTUBE
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION

January 13, 2021 – Decarbonization and Efficiency Manitoba

  • LOW CARBON CONCRETE?
  • MANITOBA PLANNING CONFERENCE 2021
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • SBM IS ON YOUTUBE
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • MEIA CONFERENCE – ADAPTING TO A CHANGING WORLD
  • PASSIVE HOUSE CANADA SUMMIT
  • MORE EVENTS

December 15, 2020 – A Holiday Gift From SBM

  • SBM IS ON YOUTUBE
  • GIFT OF MEMBERSHIP
  • HEATING WITHOUT FOSSIL FUELS PANEL
  • FEDERAL CARBON TAX & CLIMATE ACTION
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION

November 20, 2020 – Heating Without Fossil Fuels?

  • EFFICIENCY CANADA SCORECARD
  • FEDERAL NEW NET-ZERO EMISSIONS PLAN
  • ARE YOU AN ENERGY AUDITOR
  • WHOLE LIFE CARBON FOOTPRINT & TRUE ZERO CARBON BUILDINGS
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • MEIA CONFERENCE – ADAPTING TO A CHANGING WORLD
  • PASSIVE HOUSE CANADA SUMMIT
  • MORE EVENTS

October 29, 2020 – Embodied Carbon

  • BUILDINGS AND MOBILE HOMES ACT
  • ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF NEW BUILDING CODES
  • EUROPE’S RENOVATION WAVE
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • PASSIVE HOUSE TRAINING
  • MORE EVENTS

October 12, 2020 – Building as a Climate Solution

  • LUNCH AND LEARN – NOV 4TH
  • CITY OF WINNIPEG INFILL SURVEY
  • NATIONAL ENERGY CODE FOR BUILDINGS – FREE TRAINING
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • MORE EVENTS

September 22, 2020 – Healthy Building, Healthy People

  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING AND NON-PROFIT HOUSING
  • HEALTHY BUILDING, HEALTHY PEOPLE LUNCH & LEARN
  • CITY OF WINNIPEG BUILDING ENERGY DISCLOSURE PROJECT
  • JOURNEY INTO THE HEART OF THE HOMELAND
  • ENERGY CO-OPS 
  • WINNIPEG & GEOTHERMAL
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION

August 24, 2020 – Green Municipal Fund

  • ENERGY RETROFITS BASICS LUNCH & LEARN
  • BIGGEST SOLAR FARM IN MANITOBA
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • MEMBERSHIP
  • COOL ROOFS
  • RANDY PROVEN ZERO CARBON AWARD

August 12, 2020 – Catch the Energy Code Wave

  • ENERGY CODE ONLINE
  • RANDY PROVEN ZERO CARBON AWARD
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION

June 22, 2020 – SBM in the news

  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOURS
  • ROCKET GREENS
  • SBM IN THE NEWS – The Future is Green
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION

June 15, 2020 – City of Winnipeg’s Building Energy Disclosure Project

  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOURS
  • PRE-FAB FACTORY
  • ROCKET GREENS
  • CITY OF WINNIPEG’S BUILDING ENERGY DISCLOSURE PROJECT
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION

June 08, 2020 – Energy Transition

  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOURS
  • MANITOBA EARTH SHIP
  • PRE-FAB FACTORY
  • ROCKET GREENS
  • ENERGY TRANSITION
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION

June 2, 2020 – Latest Trends

  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOURS
  • CHURCHILL NORTHERN STUDIES CENTRE
  • MANITOBA EARTHSHIP
  • PRE-FAB FACTORY
  • ROCKET GREENS
  • LATEST TRENDS
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION

May 27, 2020 – Building back better post-covid

  • CHURCHILL NORTHERN STUDIES CENTRE
  • BUILDING BACK BETTER POST-COVID
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS UPDATE
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION

May 18, 2020 – Construction during covid

  • AGM
  • CONSTRUCTION DURING COVID
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOUR?
  • VOTE FOR 2020/21 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April 22, 2020 – Impacts of covid on Canadian energy industry

  • TOMORROW
  • CLIMATE STRIKE FRIDAY
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • ONE MORE WEEK TO JOIN THE BOARD
  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOUR?

April 20 – Manitoba’s Earth Week Online

  • DEEP DECARBONIZATION  LUNCH AND LEARN
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • DEADLINE WEDNESDAY: JOIN THE SBM BOARD
  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOUR?
  • ADD YOUR SOLUTION

April 14 – Standards Updated

  • DEEP DECARBONIZATION  LUNCH AND LEARN
  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TOUR?
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • JOIN THE SBM BOARD
  • ADD YOUR SOLUTION

March 16th – Our Lunch & Learn Wednesday has been moved online to make it easy AND safe to learn! Plus recycling buildings.

  • WEDNESDAY’S ONLINE LUNCH AND LEARN
  • RECYCLING BUILDINGS
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • CLIMATE CHANGE & TRANSFORMING ENERGY SYSTEMS
  • SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CONFERENCE

March 13th 2020 – important Lunch and Learn update!

  • NEXT LUNCH AND LEARN ONLINE
  • BUILDING ACTION IN RESPONSE
  • GET MOVING ON CLIMATE – POSTPONED
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CONFERENCE
  • SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CONFERENCE
  • CLADDING AND BUILDING CODE

March 11th 2020 – Re-envisioning Manitoba’s Energy Strategy

  • RE-ENVISIONING AN ENERGY STRATEGY FOR MANITOBA
  • NEXT LUNCH AND LEARN
  • GET MOVING ON CLIMATE
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CONFERENCE
  • CLADDING AND BUILDING CODE

March 3rd 2020 – have you heard of GEOfease?

  • NEXT LUNCH AND LEARN
  • THANK YOU!
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • GET MOVING ON CLIMATE
  • SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CONFERENCE
  • CLADDING AND BUILDING CODE

February 18th 2020 – Last Chance!

  • 10 Striking Projects that Will Shape Architecture in 2020
  • LAST CHANCE TO GET TICKETS!
  • SOCIAL MIXER
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION

February 13th – case studies and workforce forecast

  • CASE STUDIES
  • SOCIAL MIXER
  • BUILDFORCE CANADA FORECAST
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION

February 6th 2020 – a new library launched

  • DIGITAL LIBRARY OF SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS
  • EDUCATIONAL SESSION
  • SBM IN THE NEWS
  • VIDEO SUGGESTION
  • WOMEN IN TRADES CONFERENCE

January 24th 2020 – Factory Built, Panelized, Deep Energy Retrofits Slides

  • SLIDES
  • DAY OF LEARNING

January 23rd 2020 – People Power

  • DAY OF LEARNING
  • GOODBYE GAS FURNACES
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • WOMEN IN TRADES CONFERENCE

January 13th 2020 – Wednesday and more

  • FACTORY BUILT, PANALIZED, DEEP ENERGY RETROFITS LUNCH & LEARN
  • EXPLORING CANADA’S ENERGY FUTURE
  • PODCAST SUGGESTION
  • MARK YOUR CALENDAR – DAY OF LEARNING
  • DIVERSITY GARDENS AT ASSINIBOINE PARK
  • WOMEN IN TRADES CONFERENCE

January 7th 2020 – PUB Submission and Deep Energy Retrofits

  • PUBLIC UTILITIES BOARD SUBMISSION
  • FACTORY BUILT, PANALIZED, DEEP ENERGY RETROFITS LUNCH & LEARN
  • MARK YOUR CALENDAR – DAY OF LEARNING
  • DIVERSITY GARDENS AT ASSINIBOINE PARK
  • WOMEN IN TRADES CONFERENCE

December 5th 2019 – Deep Retrofits and More!

  • CONDOMINIUM RESERVE FUND STUDIES – SHOULD THERE BE MORE?
  • FACTORY BUILT, PANALIZED, DEEP ENERGY RETROFITS LUNCH & LEARN

December 19th 2019 – Check this off your 2019 list

  • MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL
  • LONGSTANDING BENEFITS
  • NEW AND UPCOMING BENEFITS
  • GIVE A GIFT

Next SBM Event

June 1, 2022
  • SBM AGM - Pathway to Progress

    June 1, 2022  4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    West End Cultural Centre 586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1Z8

    What has happened this year in sustainable building in Manitoba? What plans are in place for next year? What else can be done?Please join Sustainable Building Manitoba for our Annual General Meeting.
    It is a great chance to catch up on all things sustainable building in Manitoba all while connecting and reconnecting with those in the community.
    Whether or not you are a member you are welcome to join in for learning and networking. If you are not a member now is a great time to become one as only members can vote for the AGM.
    Sustaining Members also will get $10 off and Student members get $20 off.
    Snacks provided and beverages available for purchase.
    Looking forward to seeing you there!
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