Canadian Consulting Engineer

The Better Buildings Podcast: Prefabricated Building Envelope Enhancements

Energy-efficient retrofits need not be invasive.

April 1, 2021  CCE

Mark Carver and Dan Dicaire

Mark Carver (left) and Dan Dicaire (right).

Canadian Consulting Engineer editor Peter Saunders speaks with Mark Carver of Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan’s) CanmetEnergy housing team and Dan Dicaire, P.Eng., of Ottawa Community Housing (OCH) about the Prefabricated Exterior Energy Retrofit (PEER) net-zero pilot project, an innovative effort to make existing residential buildings more energy-efficient by adding panels to their façades.