What is the Building Energy Innovators Council?
The Building Energy Innovators Council (BEIC) was founded in 2016 by a diverse group of Real Estate and Corporate leaders. This is an industry driven council established to accelerate the collaboration, innovation and adoption of clean building technologies including energy efficiency and renewable power solutions that will transform the built environment, while developing world class clean tech companies, creating jobs and enabling economic prosperity in a future low carbon era.
What is the BEIC Focused on?
Input and Feedback: The Council will provide input to Federal and Provincial Governments and respective utilities related to the types of incentive programs and policies required to increase adoption of new, low carbon building technologies and to increase the rate of building energy efficiency retrofit projects. Further, feedback on programs will be expedited through the monitoring of activity by Council members with their respective clients.
Promotion: The Council will support all utilities and governing bodies to ensure that renewable energy and energy efficiency programs developed are effectively communicated across the industry, and they are adopted by owners and occupiers of real estate.
Best Practice Sharing: The Council will connect into International organizations such as The TIR Consulting Group, USGBC, CaGBC and other global organizations to foster collaboration and sharing of best practices.
Sharing: Council Members will share new technologies and programs that are being developed and will help identify opportunities for piloting and expediting commercialization as well as enhancing solutions through integration with other organizations’ expertise.
Research and Development: The Council will leverage labs and research facilities of respective members to enhance and develop new building solutions through joint initiatives.