Get to Know Our Faculty

All our courses are taught by industry experts who are eager to share their knowledge and experiences. 

We've built classroom courses for future builders because we believe the best learning happens through discussion with your peers and with an expert in the room

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Michael is a professional engineer who has consulted on projects and publications across North America relating to housing, energy efficiency, and sustainability. His studies have supported the development of the Energy Star for New Homes program in Ontario, the EnerGuide Rating System, and the new R-2000 Program.

Michael has worked with builders across Canada for more than 30 years. He has worked with Tarion since 1988 as a consultant and most recently as a board member. Michael has been a consumer advocate over his entire career. He was the Executive Director of the Consumers Council of Canada (2000 to 2008) and the Homeowner Protection Centre (2009 to 2014) and represented consumers on the boards of various organizations.

Michael has facilitated hundreds of training sessions for audiences across Canada. He also taught sustainable housing in the Architecture Program at Ryerson University for 12 years while for the last 15 years he has taught building science and building technology and ecology at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto.

President, buildABILITY Corporation

MICHAEL LIO, P.Eng, M.Eng 

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Dave has over 30 years experience in the residential construction industry in a variety of positions from hands-on trade experience to policy, Code and Tarion development. Dave is a former Tarion Operations Manager, Director of Industry Relations for the Ontario Home Builders’ Association and most recently Supervisor of Quality Assurance for Brookfield Residential. He has been involved in every Building Code change process with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing since 1992. Dave is also a co-author of the Tarion Construction Performance Guidelines.

 

Dave currently works with builders to analyze internal processes, identifying opportunities for quality improvements and customer service excellence.

Henderson Brothers Contracting and Consulting

DAVE HENDERSON

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Eddy has over 20 years of accounting experience the majority of which was served in public accounting. Eddy’s industry expertise includes construction, medical and other professional services, manufacturing, finance and mineral exploration.

In addition to being a licensed public accountant in Ontario, Eddy is a Certified Acceptance Agent listed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Eddy is the lead audit partner for the firm. Outside of the firm Eddy has volunteered his time as a member of the finance committee for the ALS Society of Ontario.

Lead Audit Partner, Aceti Falcone LLP

EDDY ACETI, CPA, CGA, BA, LPA

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