Home Efficiency Forum 2019, October 17-18, Portland, Oregon

  • 17 October 2019 To 18 October 2019
  • Start time : 08:30 AM
  • End time : 02:30 PM
  • Event Host : Residential Energy Services Network
  • Event Location : Denney Gardens, 9819 SW Denney Road, Beaverton, OR, 97008, United States
Home Efficiency Forum 2019
Event Description

Home Efficiency Forum gives Northwest building experts a chance to break new ground in high-efficiency building practices. The 2019 theme is Expanding Opportunities. Join for two days of trainings, networking and inspiring conversation on the future of residential new construction.

Why Attend?

  • Earn CEUs

  • Discuss and advance energy-efficient building practices in residential new construction

  • Learn about trending industry topics that can give you a competitive edge 

  • Establish yourself as a thought leader in the industry

  • Network with other stakeholders and program staff

  • Enjoy complimentary breakfast, lunch and appetizers

Th featured session, "Rater Panel - A Platform for a Valuable Voice," will serve as a panel discussion with raters and verifiers providing feedback and discussion to questions ranging from recipes for a successful strategy, biggest hurdles with builders, barriers in the rating business, ideas on how we push to the next level of building, and feedback on how programs can better suit the needs of the industry.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Residential Energy Services Network
  • Agenda
    • October 16th:
      4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Field Visit: Denney Gardens

      October 17th:
      8:30 AM - 9:00 AM: Welcome Remarks

      9:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Grid Re-Engineering

      9:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Top 10 Best Practices for Today’s Homebuilder

      10:45 AM - 12:00 PM: ICC/ANSI/RESNET 380 Testing Standards

      10:45 AM - 12:00 PM: The 2020 NGBS: The Path Toward More Sustainable Housing

      12:15 PM - 1:00 PM: Manual R - "R" is for Rightsizing!

      1:15 PM - 2:30 PM: Accurately Size Your HVAC in 15 Minutes

      1:15 PM - 2:30 PM: Providing Energy Consultation to Builders: An Open Discussion on the value of Design Charrettes

      3:00 PM - 4:15 PM: Beyond Code Points: Creating Lasting Success with Heat Pump Water Heaters

      3:00 PM - 4:15 PM: Today’s Passive Buildings - A Better Value for Utilities, Raters, and Developers

      5:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Exhibitor Cocktail Hour

      6:15 PM - 8:30 PM: After Dark Fright Night with Ann Edminster

      October 18th:
      9:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Designing With Dettson: A Verifier’s Experience in Design and Installing a Correctly Sized, Modulating Gas Furnace

      9:00 AM - 10:15 PM: Common Building Assembly Successes and Failures: The Nexus Between Design, Constructability, Water, and Air Movement

      10:45 AM - 12:00 PM: Smart Home Energy Management Systems: Past, Present, and Future

      10:45 AM - 12:00 PM: Checking Your Work: Properly Installed HVAC in High-Performance Homes

      1:15 PM - 2:30 PM: Rater Panel: A Platform for a Valuable Voice

      1:15 PM - 2:30 PM: Choosing Sustainable Materials and Construction Practices for Performance, Resiliency and the Benefit of Humanity
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Rick Blumenthal, Knauf Insulation | Training Mgr., Technical Building Science Specialist

      Kevin Clark. Rheem

      Ryan Clemmer, Evergreen | HVAC Contractor and Builder

      Elizabeth Coe, Ecoe Company

      Greg Davenport, Mitsubishi Electric

      Christopher Dymond, NEEA

      Ann Edminster, Design AVEnues LLC

      Tad Everhart, CertiPHIers Cooperative | President

      Michelle Foster, Home Innovation Research Labs | VP Innovation Services

      Trevor Frick, CLEAResult

      Jacob Hooper

      Jonathan P Jones, Home Builders Association of Tri-Cities | Director of Building Sciences

      Emily Kemper, CLEAResult

      Megan Kramer

      Brice Lang, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency | ENERGY STAR Residential New Construction program

      Greg Lasher, TRC | Residential Energy Efficiency Field Specialist

      Sandy Lawrence, Energy and Resilience Educator

      Bruce Manclark, CLEAResult

      Tony Marnella

      Jerud Martin, Urban NW Homes | Co-owner/Custom Home Director

      Tyler Moffet

      Ron Nardozza, Four Walls

      Lori Sanders

      John Spillman, Earth Advantage | Trainer

      Ingo Stroup

      Dan Wildenhaus

      Jonathan William
  • Sponsors
    • Bradford White Water Heaters, CLEAResult, Daikin Air Intelligence, Earth Advantage, ekotrope, EnergyTrust of Oregon, Johnson Air Products, Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating, Northwest AeroBarrier, Panasonic, Pivotal Energy Solutions, Rheem, TRC
  • Cost
    • $475
  • Event type
    • Conference/Expo

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