Doug Tarry

    Session: Preparing for Climate Change: Simple and Cost-Effective Solutions

    Doug Tarry Homes is a family owned business, founded by his father Doug Sr., in 1954.

    Doug is a second generation builder trained in ENERGYSTAR ® and R2000 building methods.  He is a National Award Winning BCIN Qualified Home Designer, working with a number of manufacturers on development of products for more sustainable housing.

    Career Highlights:

    • Past President, Ontario Home Builders Association.
    • Inaugural Net Zero Home of the Year, Canadian Home Builders Association.
    • 2 Time National Grand SAM Award Winner (Doug Tarry Homes) CHBA.
    • Project HOPE, a Three Day Net Zero Ready fundraising House Build. (HOPE: A Story that builds more than a new Home” the documentary film will be released in 2018).
    • Founding HOPE AGUA VITA, a Fundraising effort taking volunteers to the village of San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico to help rebuilding after Hurricane Maria.

    Doug’s current appointments include:

    • Ontario Building Code Conservation Advisory Council (M.A.H.).
    • Technical Chair, Ontario Home Builders’ Association
    • Net Zero and Technical Research Councils, Canadian Home Builders’ Association
    • Presenter and trainer on a number of Building Code and Better Building Subjects.
    • Contributing writer, Better Builder Magazine.

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