Post Occupant Evaluation Expert Added to iiSBE Canada Team

May 14, 2012 at 8:49 a.m.

The iiSBE Canada team preparing for the 2014 Sustainable Building Challenge (SB14) has added to Rosie Hyde, a Vancouver-based engineering consultant who is one of Canada’s leading experts in building performance evaluations.

Ms. Hyde had a leading role in developing the draft Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) Protocol for the EcoSmart Foundation, a non-profit corporation whose missions is to advance technologies and practices that are ecologically and economically smart. After completion of a pilot that involved use of the protocol on six office buildings in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, a streamlined version has been made publically available.

For SB14, iiSBE Canada will focus on assessing the actual performance of leading examples of green buildings in Canada. This is a departure from previous Sustainable Building Challenges that assessed projects based on their projected energy and environmental performance.

To learn more about the EcoSmart’s BPE Protocol, see

For information about iiSBE Canada’s preparations for SB14 in Barcelona, Spain, please click this link.

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