Stephen Magneron is Homesol Building Solutionslead energy consultant, and Ontario regional manager. He is a Registered Energy Advisor (REA) for ENERGY STAR, EnerGuide, R-2000 and Zero Energy Homes. Stephen is also qualified as a Green Rater and Quality Assurance Designate for LEED for Homes and Mid-Rise, and a Certified Passive House Consultant, a PHIUS+ Verifier and a Qualified NZ and R-2000 Builder Trainer. Stephen is passionate about energy efficient, sustainable, and affordable construction and renovation. He graduated in 2008 as valedictorian from Algonquin College’s 2-year Construction Carpentry. In addition to Stephen’s extensive experience, he is a skilled Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) and WUFI-Passive hygrothermal modeler. He has been involved in over 20 Passive House projects and also co-authored a research project for the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) In 2014, Stephen presented a Passive House project, of which he was the lead consultant, at both the North American Passive House (NAPH) and the North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) conferences. He was recognized as the best residential energy consultant in Ontario in 2016 with EnerQuality’s Evaluator of the Year Award, for excellence in professional practice and exceptional service to builders. He’s also a fire-spinner, expat Australian, and lives with his wife and two girls in Orléans, east of Ottawa, Ontario.