Home renovation webinars

Home & Small Business Webinars

Upcoming webinars


October 18 2022

Hiring a Licensed Contractor

Join us for a live Q&A on everything you need to know about hiring the right contractor for your next renovation project.

Hear from the Calgary Building Services team on the value of pulling permits when making renovations to your property and how to make sure you have everything in place before you get started.

6:00–7:00 p.m. (MST).

October 19, 2022

Secondary & Backyard Suites

Join us for a live Q&A on everything you need to know about developing a secondary or backyard suite in Calgary.

Hear from the Calgary Building Services team who will discuss permits, fees, and how to make your suite legal and safe.

6:00–7:00 p.m. (MST).

October 25, 2022

Making Your Home More Energy Efficient

Join us for a live Q&A on everything you need to know about making your home more energy efficient.

Hear from the Calgary Building Services team who provide tips for maintaining your heating and water system, share tell-tale signs your appliances are due for replacement and resources for making your home’s heat and water systems more energy efficient.

6:00–7:00 p.m. (MST).

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April 27, 2022

Getting a Temporary or Permanent Patio

Join us for a live Q&A on everything you need to know about getting a temporary or permanent patio for your business.

Hear from the Calgary Building Services team about the patio application process and everything you need to know before you apply.

6:00–7:00 p.m. (MST).

April 26, 2022

Opening a Home-based Business

Join us for a live Q&A on everything you need to know about opening a home-based business in Calgary.

Hear from the Calgary Building Services team as they discuss the business licence process, review which permits are required to open a home-based business and go over common inspection issues for home-based businesses.

6:00–7:00 p.m. (MST).

April 20, 2022

Developing a Safe and Legal Secondary Suite

Join us for a live Q&A on everything you need to know about developing a secondary or backyard suite in Calgary.

Hear from the Calgary Building Services team about permits, fees, and how to make your suite legal and safe.

6:00–7:00 p.m. (MST).

April 19, 2022

Hiring a Licensed Contractor

Join us for a live Q&A on everything you need to know about hiring the right contractor for your next renovation project.

Hear from the Calgary Building Services team on the value of pulling permits when making renovations to your property and how to make sure you have everything in place before you get started.

6:00–7:00 p.m. (MST).

March 16, 2022

Opening a Hair Salon in Calgary

Join us for a live Q&A on everything you need to know about opening a beauty and body service business in Calgary.

Hear from the Calgary Building Services team as they discuss the business licence process, review which permits are required to open a salon and go over common inspection issues during the licensing process.

6:00–7:00 p.m. (MST).

March 15, 2022

Opening a Restaurant and Brewery

The City of Calgary presents a webinar on everything you need to know about opening a Restaurant & Brewery in Calgary.

Join us for a live Q&A on things to consider before starting your business, what permits are required to open a restaurant or brewery, how to apply for a business licence, why you need city inspections and some of the most common inspection issues identified during the process.

6:00–7:00 p.m. (MST).

January 26, 2022

Preventing Mould in Your Home

Join us for a live Q&A on everything you need to know about mould.

Hear from The Calgary Building Services team as they discuss how to identify, prevent and remove mould from your home.

January 19, 2022

Impact-resistant Roofing in Calgary

Join us for a live Q&A on how to improve the resilience of your home for hail using impact-resistant roofing materials.

Hear from the Calgary Building Services team who will share details about the Resilient Roofing Rebate Program including who is eligible and how to apply.

November 4, 2021

Building Envelope Code Compliance

A Q&A about Building Envelopes and how to make sure your project is compliant with the relevant Codes.

Hear from The City's Planning & Development team on how to protect a building from environmental elements and improve overall efficiency, learn about common deficiencies witnessed by City Safety Codes Officers and get tips on planning and building your project so that it meets compliance.

November 1, 2021

Furnaces and Hot Water Tanks

A Q&A on everything you need to know about upkeeping your furnace and hot water tank this winter season.

Hear from The City's Planning & Development team about things to consider when choosing a new furnace and hot water tank for your home, why you need a permit and inspection after install, how often you should change your filters and how to prep your HVAC system for the colder months ahead.


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