white papers

SBC is currently accepting proposals for the funding of research papers for 2023.  Interested parties can send a short (1 page max) description of their proposed research, including description of the deliverable(s), approach, timing and budget.  SBC will fund individual papers up to a maximum of $10,000 each.  Organizations may submit more than 1 proposal however only 1 (max) will be accepted per organization, subject to our review process. Accepted papers include a requirement to present the findings as part of SBC’s webinar series.

Topic areas should relate to any of the following general categories:

  • High performance buildings – new or existing
  • Energy and water systems
  • Community planning and development
  • Health and well-being in the built environment

Other topic areas may be considered on a case by case basis

SBC uses a points based system to rate proposals and reserves the right to accept or reject proposed papers at our sole discretion. 

Proposals can be sent in PDF format (only) to the following email: proposals@sbcanada.org