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Jeff Culp’s Visit to Korea Builds Momentum and Enhances Partnership for the Korea Super-E® Program

Tae Hwang

By Tae Hwang

Program Manager / Market Development & Market Access, Canada Wood Korea

July 4, 2018

Jeff Culp, representing the Energy Efficient Exporters Association (EEEA) and the Super-E® Office, has visited Korea from May 23 to May 29, 2018. During the visit, he conducted a series of meetings and site visits and attended ceremonies to celebrate the completed Super-E® projects and to promote the Super-E® Program in Korea and partnership with Korean stakeholders such as the Korea Wood Construction Association.
The very first meeting was held with the Super-E® Task Force of KWCA, including the Chairman and key members of the association, to discuss several important topics, such as the revision the Korea Super-E® Standard, implementation of the Korea Super-E® Operation Manual and readiness of the KWCA as the service provider.
Other meetings were held for the promotion of Super-E® program and review of the housing development projects to assess the possibility of Super-E® demonstration projects with two leading architects and site visits to recently completed Super-E® houses at the Gapyeong Canada Village and to Stuga’s Super-E® applicant project under construction.
Jeff also attended ceremonies for the Super-E® Certification Plaque Unveiling Ceremony for the first CLT House in Korea and for the Maple Tree Planting and Stone Monument Unveiling ceremony held at the Gapyeong Canada Village commemorating the collaboration between BC and Gyeonggi Province, which was attended by CEO of GICO, Yong Hak Kim, Canadian Ambassador to Korea, HE Eric Walsh, Jeff Culp, Tai Jeong and Chairman of KWCA, Kyung Hwan Kim.