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Super-E® Program Gaining Momentum in Korea: MOU for Technical Supports for Construction of 13 Super-E® and Net-Zero Energy Houses Signed between GICO and EEEA

Tai Jeong

By Tai Jeong

Technical Director, Canada Wood Korea

October 2, 2017

MOU with Super-E House (EEEA), Dream Site Korea and GICO on July 12, 2017

On July 12, 2017, the Energy Efficient Exporters Alliance (EEEA) and Gyeonggi Urban Innovation Corporation (GICO) and Dreamsite Korea (DSK) signed an MOU for technical, training and marketing supports for construction of 13 Super-E® and Net-Zero Energy houses to be built as part of on-going 154 unit wood frame housing complex development in Korea, Bukhangang Dongyeonjae, the Canada Village project.

The MOU, which marks a major step forward in establishing Super-E® program in Korea, was signed by Geuk-Han Yun, Manager of Housing Business, representing GICO, Kwang Hoon Lee, CEO of Dreamsite Korea, and Ken Klassen, representing EEEA.

MOU signing was held at UFV Chilliwack Campus and witnessed by wood industry representatives.

This MOU was suggested and arranged by Tai Jeong, Country Director of Canada Wood Korea and the signing ceremony was held in the UFV Cilliwack Campus in conjuction with the 13th Advanced Construction Technology Training in Canada (2017 Super E Training) and witnessed by Korean wood industry representatives who particpated in the 2017 Super E Training.

*GICO is a public corporation of Gyeonggi province, the most populous province in Korea with population of more than12 million, and engages in land, new town and housing developments in the province.

*EEEA is an association of Super-E® House Program Members who under license from Natural Resources Canada operate the Super-E® House Program.