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Building America Events 2014

Event: ACI National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show
Date/Time April 29 - May 1, 2014
Description: ACI hosts the leading educational and networking events in the home performance industry in partnership with nationally-renowned experts, ffering the most comprehensive and innovative agenda.

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Event: DOE Challenge Home Zero Energy-Ready Home Training
Date/Time:  April 30, 2014; 10:00am-4:00pm (with a lunch break)
Description: This 3.5-hour training provides builders with a comprehensive review of zero net-energy-ready home construction including the business case, detailed specifications, and opportunities to be recognized as an industry leader. Register now.

Location: Fort Lauderdale Marriott; Pompano Beach Resort and Spa, 1200 North Ocean Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL

Event: DOE Challenge Home Zero Energy-Ready Home Training
Date/Time:  May 8, 2014; 10:00am-3:00pm (with a lunch break)
Description:This 3.5-hour training provides builders with a comprehensive review of zero net-energy-ready home construction including the business case, detailed specifications, and opportunities to be recognized as an industry leader. Register now.

Location: Air King Ventilating Products, 820 Lincoln Ave, West Chester, PA 19380

Event: DOE Challenge Home Zero Energy-Ready Home Training
Date/Time:  May 8, 2014; 8:30am-12:30pm
Description:This 3.5-hour training provides builders with a comprehensive review of zero net-energy-ready home construction including the business case, detailed specifications, and opportunities to be recognized as an industry leader. Continental breakfast and CEU's will be provided. Register now.

Location: Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors, Inc., 200 John James Audubon Parkway (Suite 201), Buffalo, NY 14228

Event: DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Webinar: Building Energy Optimization Tool (BEopt) Training
Date/Time: May 15, 2014; 12-1:30 PM EST
Description: The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is DOE’s primary lab for renewable energy and efficiency R&D.  Through the Building America Program, NREL has developed free software to help design and sell cost-effective high-efficiency homes.  This webinar will provide an overview of the powerful but easy-to-use BEopt (Building Energy Optimization) tool.  Scott Horowitz and Craig Christensen will focus on opportunities for builders to improve their home designs by finding the best efficiency measures for their climate and costs. Register now.
 

Event: DOE Challenge Home Zero Energy-Ready Home Training
Date/Time:  May 19, 2014; 10:00am-3:00pm (with a lunch break)
Description:This 3.5-hour training provides builders with a comprehensive review of zero net-energy-ready home construction including the business case, detailed specifications, and opportunities to be recognized as an industry leader. Register now.

Location: RenewAire LLC, 4510 Helgesen Dr, Madison, WI 53718

Event: Building America Webinar: High Performance Enclosure Strategies: Part I. Existing Homes
Date/Time:  May 21, 2014; 3:00 PM EDT
Description: The webinar will focus on specific Building America projects that have studied technical solutions to retrofit building enclosures to improve energy and durability performance. Presenters will focus on answering tough questions, such as:
• How can builders deal wih increasing exterior foundation insulation without an excavator?
• What strategies can be used to improve energy performance of building envelopes while dealing with issues like ice damming during exterior "overcoat" insulation retrofits?
• How can deep energy retrofits be conducted with spray foam strategies; what works and what doesn't?

Presenters include:
• Tom Schirber (NorthernSTAR Building America Partnership), presenting strategies for retrofitting exterior foundation insulation without an excavator.
• Steve Schirber (NorthernSTAR). describing "Project Overcoat: A Robust Energy Upgrade for 1 1/2-Story Homes."
• Anastasia Herk (IBACOS), presenting strategies for exterior insulation without removing old cladding.

Register now! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

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