OGA Conference: Closing the Loop with Municipalities and the HVACR Community

OGA’s Closing the Loop Conference April 26tth, 2022, is all about bringing stakeholders together.  Municipal advisors, HVACR professionals, consulting engineers & designers, as well as developers, educators and utilities, will be together to network and collaborate on initiatives that will help Canada reach its 2030 and 2050 climate action goals.   Whether we are talking about commercial or residential buildings in the new build or retrofit sectors, Closing the Loop is about embracing plans and technology that will help all stakeholders meet the 2030 goals and keep the momentum going to reach the 2050 Milestone.   Each conference speaker, exhibitor and sponsor have a vested interest in talking about plans, technology and success stories that help Close the Loop in meeting climate action goals. 

Join us April 26th, 2022, Hilton Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga from 8-4:30pm EST. 

Register today!

We are proud to have Enwave as this year’s OGA Conference Platinum Sponsor.

This is a must-see event for municipal and HVACR professionals in the commercial & residential, new build and retrofit sectors.

Speaker line-up includes:

Jean-Phillippe Hardy of Dunsky Energy + Climate Advisors, along with Martin Luymes, VP of HRAI Government and Stakeholder Relations, will take attendees through a two phase project that Dunsky lead at the request of HRAI and OGA.  The projects investigated the potential role ground source heat pumps could play in helping Canada achieve its 2050 net zero targets.  This is a must-see session for municipalities and HVACR Professional.  Jean-Phillippe will bring to light the key policy ideas raised through consultations with the Canadian government and HVACR industry partners.  The benefits of GSHP technology will be unlock.

Next, attendees will learn about commercial retrofit projects using geothermal in high-rise rental and condo buildings.  Vice President of Construction for Collecdev, Jennifer Burstein brings a wealth of knowledge, with almost two decades of experience managing high-rise residential projects across the GTA.  Jennifer will talk about a few notable projects including: Westwood Gardens, Tretti Condos, 100 Yorkville and Nordic Condos.  This is a must-see session for commercial developers and consulting engineers.

Gabriella Kalapos, Executive Director with Clean Air Partnership will take attendees through the many ways to accelerate municipal climate action implementation, including key discussions on challenges and opportunities to look out for.  This is a must-see session for municipal advisors and personnel looking to compare or add new opportunities to their climate action plans.

OGA is excited to have Adler Gross of Local Governments for Sustainability Association at this event.  Adler will take municipal representatives and HVACR professionals through of the Small and Rural Community Climate Action Guidebook.  This nifty guide will help in the development of realistic climate action objectives and policies, while also providing best practices on how to build better collaboration between the public, HVACR Community and local government.

Continuing on the residential front, Victor Hyman Executive Director of ClimateCare, will take us through the best way to navigate the many 2030 climate action plan initiatives. Victor will walk attendees through how carbon pricing and hybrid systems will help set residential dwellers up successfully, while meeting the future 2030 municipal climate action goals.  This is another must-see session for both residential contractors, as well as municipal personnel.

Join us April 26th, 2022, Hilton Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga from 8-4:30pm EST. 

Register today!

Sponsorship and Exhibitor opportunities

It has been a challenging 2 years for all of us and we are excited to bring the OGA Conference back, with our theme this year Closing the Loop. We’ll discuss municipal climate policies, and how the geothermal industry can help achieve emissions reduction targets. We’ll take municipal attendees through the many ways to accelerate climate action implementation. Residential HVAC contractors will be interested to hear best ways to navigate the many climate initiatives, and to best prepare their businesses for the transition. We’ll hear the multi-residential perspective, on successful applications of using geothermal in high-rise projects across the GTA.

With the anticipated session bringing 150 attendees from the municipal, HVACR and development sectors, there are plenty of opportunities to network and build new contacts with conference goers.

Whether your company is looking for opportunities to be part of the conference through sponsorship or table top displays that showcase technology or business opportunities, the OGA conference has options for you.  With visibility of your company’s participation before, during and after the event to 30,000 organic connections, as well as additional visibility through conference advertising, this year’s event will be a must attend event for developers, hvac contractors, municipal representatives and consulting engineers.

Choose from the sponsorship or exhibitor opportunities by clicking here.

Have a question?  Please reach out to Loretta Zita at HRAI (on behalf of the OGA), lzita@hra.ca

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