Andrew Oding

Andrew OdingAndrew Oding is a Building Science Associate with Building Knowledge Canada with over 23+ years of experience in the residential construction industry.

Andrew’s extensive background as a Framer, Builder, Construction Manager, Purchasing Director, and Director of Operations brings a unique, insightful and real-life practicality to building science principles and their in-field applications. Andrew possesses the unique ability to engage and educate people regarding building science principles and the practical, clear application in real-life field conditions

Andrew is Chair of the CHBA Net Zero Council, Chair of the OHBA/EnerQuality Technical committee and 2013 Chair for Natural Resources Canada’s ENERGY STAR for New Homes Technical Committee.  He is also a Certified Energy Evaluator (CEE), Building Science Specialist (UofT), LEED Accredited Professional (AP) and certified HRAI/HVAC designer.

As Operations Manager with one of Canada’s largest privately owned homebuilders (13 years), Andrew spearheaded the builder’s passionate approach to sustainable project development. This initiative resulted in becoming Canada’s very first Energy Star Partner of the Year 2012 . As well, it included the construction of Canada’s 1st LEED H certified residence and 1st LEED ND project (Pilot Project Preston Meadows in Cambridge Ontario).  Andrew also Co-Chaired the LEED H Technical Steering committee in the initial development of the Canadian program.