On the CAHP Learning Resources page you will find videos and resources related to events that CAHP has organized or participated in, with a strong focus on climate action and heritage conservation.

Building on the past to sustain the future

Download CAHP’s Green Paper!
Report summarizes the recommendations from CAHP’s Workroom series on Building Reuse for Climate Action

A series of workrooms were organized last fall as a forum to discuss the challenges and possibilities for the reuse of existing buildings and to advocate for building reuse as positive climate action. The Green Paper summarizes the discussions from those events and provides a number of useful resources and tools to support the work of our members in this regard. Download the report

Le livre vert de l’ACECP est maintenant disponible !
Le rapport résume les recommandations de la série des ateliers de l’ACECP sur la réutilisation des bâtiments pour l’action climatique.

Une série d’ateliers a été organisée l’automne dernier pour discuter des défis et des possibilités de réutilisation des bâtiments existants et pour défendre la réutilisation des bâtiments en tant qu’action climatique positive.  Le livre vert résume les échanges survenus dans le cadre de ces activités et contient plusieurs outils et ressources utiles pour soutenir les efforts de nos membres à cet égard. Télécharger le rapport

CAHP Workroom Events 2022

CAHP Workroom: Equity & Diversity Session 1

This CAHP Workroom explores equity, diversity and inclusion within the field of heritage conservation. Panelists Cody Groat, Stephanie Mah, Maryssa Barras and moderator Elijah Sabadlan discuss how various aspects of the field of heritage conservation are approaching equity, diversity and inclusion.

Lunch and Learn

During a Lunch and Learn event, CAHP partnered with its Ontario chapter OAHP to host a discussion on the Report of the Ontario Housing Affordability Task Force Recommendations, the More Homes for Everyone Plan, and their potential impact on Heritage Planning.

CAHP Workroom Events 2021

2021 Theme: Climate Action Through Building Reuse
In the inaugural CAHP Workroom, heritage professionals explored how they could participate and provide solutions for climate action. This five-part series explored important industry topics from different viewpoints including planning, architecture, engineering, and trades, and culminated in a session at the 2021 National Trust Conference.

CAHP Workroom 1: Planners and the Planet

CAHP Workroom 2: Designing the Future

CAHP Workroom 3: Engineering an Equalizer

CAHP Workroom 4: Trades and Climate

CAHP Workroom 5: Heritage Reset

TEDxCAHP Countdown 2020

In this partnership with Ted Talks, CAHP worked with a number of heritage organizations to draw attention to climate change and heritage conservation at a virtual TEDx Countdown event. Speakers urged viewers to rethink how our world approaches existing buildings and consider how these buildings can be part of the solution to address our climate crisis.

Conservation of energy and existing heritage values with Larissa Ide

Save buildings, fight climate change with Jennifer O’Connor

Existing buildings make good business with Kevin Bates

Building Reuse = Climate Action with Mark Thompson Brandt