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* 1. How would you describe your role in the building industry?

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* 2. Which types of Part 9 buildings do you construct? Check all that apply.

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* 3. What is the primary reason Pemberton should consider integrating the Energy Step Code in our Building Bylaw. Select one only. 

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* 4. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements.

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree N/A
Pemberton should be a leader in improving energy efficiency in buildings.
Energy efficient buildings will cost less to operate that those built to meet current Building Code requirements. 
I support the adoption of the Energy Step Code in Pemberton.
I believe that the adoption of the energy Step Code will help ensure fairness in the building trade by requiring that all builders construct to the same high standards.
I am concerned that the adoption of the Energy Step Code will make new homes more expensive.

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* 5. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
Pemberton should move directly to Step 3 for residential Part 9 buildings in January 2020.
Pemberton should move to Step 2 before moving to Step 3.
Pemberton should move to Step 4 for Part 9 residential buildings in January 2021.
Commercial Part 9 buildings should be required to achieve the same steps as residential Part 9 buildings.
Pemberton should not adopt the Energy Step Code.

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* 6. What is the most stringent energy efficient home building standard you have designed or built to? Check all that apply. 

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* 7. What energy efficient home building standard do you typically build to?

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* 8. Do you consider the following as benefits to constructing more energy efficient homes? Check the box that applies for each row, where 0 is not at all and 5 is very strong benefit.

  0 1 2 3 4 5 Don't Know
Marketability
Measurable performance
Long-term affordability
Quietness/comfort
Health
Quality construction/durability
Climate or other environmental benefits
Other (please specify)

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* 9. Do you consider the following a barrier to constructing more energy efficient homes? Check the box that applies for each row, where 0 is not a barrier and 5 is a very high barrier.

  0 1 2 3 4 5 Don't Know
Additional construction costs.
Insufficient information and training among builders and developers on the BC Energy Step Code and building to the steps.
Insufficient information and training among trades on the BC Energy Step Code and building to the steps. 
Insufficient information and training among architects and designers on the BC Energy Step Code and building to the steps. 
Lack of coordination between builders/developers/trades/architects/designers.
Lack of trained Energy Advisors to provide energy modelling and air tightness services. 
Additional time requirements that may slow the compliance process and delay occupancy. 
Lack of knowledge/awareness among realtors and other real-estate marketing professionals.
Lack of consumer demand for energy-efficient buildings. 
Lack of necessary materials or equipment.
Breaking habits in the industry.
Potential compliance challenges.

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* 10. Please provide any comments.

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