BuildingEnergy 13 Invitation to Attend

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INVITATION TO ATTEND BUILDING ENERGY 13 BUILDING ENERGY 13 CONFERENCE + TRADE SHOW FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND GREEN BUILDING PROFESSIONALS

MARCH 5-7, 2013 SEAPORT WORLD TRADE CENTER BOSTON, MA WWW.NESEA.ORG/BUILDINGENERGY JOIN THE CONVERSATION – USE #be13

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WHAT IS BUILDING ENERGY? BuildingEnergy (BE) is the most established and most cross-disciplinary renewable energy and high performance building conference in the region. Organized by members of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, it brings together more than 4000 renewable energy and green building professionals from across the US and Europe for three days of networking, 80 accredited educational sessions and a high-level trade show.

Why Attend BuildingEnergy?

BuildingEnergy Attendee Breakdown

Network with industry leaders. Make business-to-business connections as well as grow your client base. Learn about new techniques and new technologies at over 80 conference sessions and workshops. Earn your professional credits in highly engaging multi-disciplinary sessions. Meet like-minded individuals, share information and sharpen your whole-systems-thinking skills.

51% Building professionals (architects, engineers, builders, planners, contractors, facility managers, developers and designers) 23% Energy and environmental professionals 15% Educators, homeowners, students and non-profit organizations 11% Government, investing, media, marketing, real estate, and health care

“To me, if you care about what you’re doing in the field you’ll be at the BuildingEnergy conference.” - Marc Sternick, Dietz & Company Architects, Inc. NESEA would like to thank the BE13 Conference Chair, Paul Eldrenkamp of Byggmeister, and our Vice Chair, Marc Sternick, Dietz & Company Architects, Inc.

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Full-Day

Tuesday March 5, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Complete speaker bios at nesea.org/buildingenergy/speakers ❚ Auditing Multifamily Buildings

❚ Building an Air-Tight Home

Workshop Speakers: Heather Nolen, Steven Winter Associates; F.L. Andrew Padian, Community Preservation Corporation

Workshop Speakers: Mark Newey, Center for EcoTechnology; Paul Huijing, Paul Huijing, Inc.

Many people who have expertise in single family buildings run away from multifamily buildings, which are some of the most profitable, high occupancy, and shockingly, most energy inefficient buildings in the country! Learn from two experienced auditors how to look at larger buildings with an eye toward details which can generate massive energy savings. The morning will be spent discussing the science of multifamily building efficiency and in the afternoon we’ll head out to do an audit on a nearby building.

This workshop will focus on practical strategies for assuring building air-tightness. It will provide an overview of the basic building science that causes air leakage, identify typical air leakage paths, and describe best practices for preventing or sealing leakage points. This workshop will also cover how to manage the new construction process to assure that air leakage can be minimized at every stage. Topics covered include: building code, checking air tightness, key building science concepts, ventilation, and more.

❚ Biomimicry in Action: Applying Nature’s Lessons for Resilient Design

❚ Building Passive House Homes – Details, Process, Lessons Learned

Workshop Speakers: Janus Welton, Eoc-Arch Designworks; Dr. Anamarija Frankic, University of Massachusetts, Boston; Randall Anway, New Tapestry, LLC

Workshop Speakers: Declan Keefe, Placetailor; Chris Corson, EcoCor Design Build; Matthew O’Malia, GO Logic, LLC; Alan Gibson, GO Logic, LLC

In this “hands-on, minds-on” workshop, participants will interface with practicing professionals who are actively working in the emerging field of biomimetic design. Providing just enough theory, we will explore cutting edge thinking about resilient design and what it means to look deeply into the natural world for lessons we can take back to the design studio.

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How do they do it? Smoke and mirrors? We’ll cover designs, details, materials, subcontractor push-back, costs, scheduling, and lessons learned about things these builders will never try again.

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WORKSHOPS

3/5/13 TUESDAY

❚ Building Science 101 Workshop Speaker: David Keefe, Vermont Energy Investment Corp

This overview of residential energy efficiency is appropriate for future auditors, would-be retrofitters, and anyone else who lives in a house. We’ll cover the basics of heat, air, and moisture flow; insulation and air sealing materials; comparing heating fuels, heating systems, and hot water systems; common building performance problems and solutions; blower door testing; condensation, indoor air quality, and combustion safety. No previous technical knowledge is needed.

Not long ago Passive House was an exotic, just-out-of-reach fantasy for us in the Northeast. But in the last couple years, three New England home builders with dramatically different styles and approaches have embraced the mode of “all-Passive House, all the time.” And they’re doing it cost-effectively.

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WORKSHOPS THAT GIVE YOU A COMPE

Full-Day

Tuesday March 5, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Complete speaker bios at nesea.org/buildingenergy/speakers ❚ Crash Course on Building Science for Military Veterans Workshop Speaker: Henry Gifford, Architecture and Energy Limited

This session will help veterans in the Northeast start down the path to becoming energy professionals. Energy performance and renewable energy companies need people with keen observational skills who are able to work independently on technical tasks, sometimes in unpleasant conditions and at odd hours: things veterans have been trained for. This session is a first step toward helping veterans re-tool their technical skills and help reduce our dependence on foreign oil.

❚ Deep Energy Retrofits Workshop Speakers: Linda Wigington, Affordable Comfort; Matt Berges, The Affordable Green Housing Center; Greg Pedrick, NYSERDA; Cador Pricejones, Byggmeister; Ken Neuhauser, Building Science Corporation; Kristen Simmons, Kristen Simmons Architects; Kerry Koskinen, RetroFuture Remodeling

A Deep Energy Retrofit (DER) is a comprehensive re-engineering of a home or building aimed at reducing its heating energy consumption by as much as 80% and its total energy consumption by 50% or more. Case studies will include low-income housing

on a tight budget; market-rate retrofits; and at least one Passive House retrofit. Topics will include design strategies; construction details; mechanical systems; compromises made; hard lessons learned; and frank discussions of cost and payback. All experience levels welcome.

❚ Net Zero Energy and Beyond Workshop Speakers: R. Carter Scott, Transformations, Inc; Mike Duclos, DEAP Energy Group

We’ll show cost effective examples of homes modeled to produce over 10,000 kilowatt hours more than they use in a year. Now you can also use your car to power a portion of your house when the grid goes down! We’ll detail techniques and incentives for the shell and the renewable energy systems. We’ll discuss energy modeling, Passive House techniques to improve energy efficiency and passive survivability, monitoring, troubleshooting and more. This workshop is targeted to builders, developers, architects and others looking to regain a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace.

❚ Skills for Building Resilient Communities Workshop Speakers: Joel Gordes, Environmental Energy Solutions; Donald Watson, Donald Watson, Architect; Maureen Hart, Sustainable Measures; Alex Wilson, Building Green

Facilitated by four leading professionals, this workshop offers state-of-the-art design and planning strategies that directly link resilience with sustainability. Participants will acquire all the information and resources needed to understand the issues and broaden their professional practices. You’ll depart with knowledge of how sustainability and resilience policies and practices can strengthen businesses, careers, and communities.

❚ The Master’s Guide to Designing Spray Foam Insulation Projects & Installing Them Right Workshop Speaker: Henri Fennell

This master class workshop is a comprehensive study of spray foam project design, policies, procedures, installation, safety protocols and more. We’ll cover the foam industry, foam plastic as a building enclosure technology, and open and closed cell polyurethanes in specific building applications. Case studies will provide illustrations of technique, common problems, and what to expect, look for, and test in a finished installation.

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3/5/13 TUESDAY

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MPETITIVE EDGE Morning

Tuesday March 5, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Complete speaker bios at nesea.org/buildingenergy/speakers ❚ PV 101: Grid-tied PV Systems for Architects, Engineers and General Contractors

❚ Simplified Space Conditioning Strategies for Low Load Homes

Workshop Speakers: Steven Strong, Luke McKneally, AIA, LEED, Pat Retelle, P.E., and Robert Erb, CSL, Solar Design Associates

Workshop Speakers: Duncan Prahl, IBACOS, Inc.; Dave Stecher, IBACOS, Inc.

Everything your design and building team needs to know to successfully incorporate PV into their projects. Learn the efficiencies and costs of different system options, general sizing guidelines, design and mounting options, designing a solarfriendly building, load and harvest calculations, availability of financial incentives, permitting issues, installation issues, coordination with other trades.

❚ Best Practices for Efficient Hot Water Systems in Single and Multifamily Buildings Workshop Speaker: Gary Klein, Affiliated International Management

Domestic hot water use can be a very large proportion of the energy use in a residential, commercial or multifamily building, depending on occupancy type and climate. The components of the system must be integrated so that occupants will tend to use it efficiently. What is the most energy, water, and time efficient way to install a hot water system? How can these considerations be integrated into good building design? We’ll use an interactive, hands-on approach to explore the topic.

Your clients ask for the cheapest way to heat and cool their newly built (or retrofitted) air-tight, super-insulated building. This workshop helps guide your choices for low-load houses (retrofit or new construction) that meet industry comfort measures. We’ll discuss the lowest-installed-cost market-available system and how it has failed to meet existing standards, and we’ll identify other low-cost options. We’ll use field work to draw larger conclusions for a variety of climatic regions and house configurations.

❚ Conflicts Between Performance and Compliance: What it Takes to Make High Performance Buildings Workshop Speaker: Bill Rose, Prairie Research Institue, University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign

This workshop will examine some of the most contentious issues in our architectural, design, and construction practices: vapor barriers, attic ventilation, radon, house ventilation, moisture control, and energy reduction in buildings. We’ll use the “compliance versus performance” framework to dig into the guidelines, standards, and codes that govern these issues. We won’t provide “The Answer,” but you’ll leave with the tools and understanding for better designs and better buildings.

❚ An Introduction to PHPP Software

❚ Structural Engineering for a Brave New World

Workshop Speaker: David White, Right Environments

Workshop Speakers: Ben Brungraber, Fire Tower Engineered Timber; Len Morse-Fortier, Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger

The PHPP is a great tool for predicting heating demand and peak heating load in low-load buildings. We’ll begin with a concise, directed overview of how the tool works and what advantages it offers, and continue with modeling the heating energy demand and peak heating load of a single family home.

These dynamic presenters will provide engineering case studies showing how to bring your old building into the 21st century as carefully and cost-effectively as possible, and how to stand the best chance that it will survive into the 22nd century. We’ll bring you up-to-date of current research and discuss risk-management and best practices.

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WORKSHOPS THAT GIVE YOU A COMPE Morning

Tuesday March 5, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ❚ WUFI Passive Workshop: Next Gen Modeling Tool for Passive House and Building Professionals in North America Workshop Speaker: Katrin Klingenberg, Passive House Institute US

Over the past year, the Passive House Institute US, Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics, and Owens Corning have partnered to develop an “All-In-One” modeling tool that fulfills newly identified modeling needs for a passive house or building in all climate zones of North America: WUFI Passive. We’ll introduce this next gen passive modeling tool, its expanded capabilities and planned improvements.

Afternoon

Tuesday March 5, 2:00PM - 5:00 PM Complete speaker bios at nesea.org/buildingenergy/speakers ❚ Advanced PV Design for Practitioners Workshop Speakers: Steven Strong, Luke McKneally, AIA, LEED, Pat Retelle, P.E., and Robert Erb, CSL, Solar Design Associates

Comparing system and components efficiencies - which hardware and systems configurations work best for different project types, matching of inverter and arrays, solar access, grid interconnection, code compliance, disconnects, fusing, labeling, grounding and ground faults, fire safety issues, common errors to avoid, system commissioning, view into the PV marketplace thru 2016.

❚ Commercial Passive House Design Principles Workshop Speaker: Adam Cohen, Structures Design/Build

We will explore the basic principles of commercial Passive House Design and give an overview of commercial concepts and how they differ from residential projects. We’ll discuss three commercial building types: Standard, Complex and Special and present case studies of both European and US projects. A hands-on exercise will help put these ideas into practice Attendees should have familiarity with basic Passive House Design Principles.

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❚ Fundamentals of Energy and Buildings: Calculating and Understanding Heating Loads Workshop Speaker: Peter Temple, Keene State College

This workshop will cover basic knowledge and skills for heating load calculations for a simple building. Participants will gain experience by carrying out, evaluating, and comparing heat load calculations for a few different types of buildings. We’ll divide into working groups of similar experience levels and work with assistant instructors. Related energy principles, concepts, and calculations will be demystified and practiced.

❚ Getting Real About Primary Energy – What it Means for Passive House Standards in North America Workshop Speaker: Katrin Klingenberg, Passive House Institute US

It’s becoming essential in Passive House building that we understand the difference between site energy and primary energy. “Site energy” is consumption measured at the building; “primary energy” is the total energy required to generate and deliver that site energy to the building, and can be a factor of three or more times the site energy. We’ll explain calculating primary energy; discuss how it relates to fuel choice and geographic region; suggest how the current passive house standards and practices can be improved; and design strategies.

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3/5/13 TUESDAY

❚ Lessons Learned from High Performance Buildings: What Went Wrong?

❚ Structural Detailing for Energy Efficient Building Envelopes

❚ Trade Secrets for Getting to Deeper Savings in Commercial Buildings

Workshop Speakers: Scott Greenbaum, Steve Di Giacomo, EMA – Energy MAnagement Associates, Inc.

Workshop Speakers: Jim D’Aloisio, Klepper, Hann & Hyatt and Russ Miller-Johnson, Engineering Ventures, Inc.

Workshop Speakers: Kendra Tupper, Rocky Mountain Institute; Coreina Chan, Rocky Mountain Institute

We will review numerous projects we have commissioned, retro-commissioned, and energy audited and illustrate common issues in design, implementation, and control strategies resulting in high energy consumption. We’ll reveal a surprising list of buildings that do and don’t meet high performance criteria and review common mistakes with VAV systems, CO2-based demand control ventilation, over-sizing equipment, simultaneous heating and cooling, EMS controls, EMS specifications, Sequences of Operation, Trend Logs, etc. We will show how we corrected these common mistakes and provide some common sense ways to avoid them.

This workshop will provide state-of-the-art strategies to minimize thermal energy losses caused by structural elements in the building envelope. We’ll cover detailing strategies, design techniques, new developments in advanced practice, and the current state of ongoing research based on work with the Structural Engineering Institute’s Thermal Bridging Task Committee. At the end we’ll have a Structural Detail Jam Session to critique good, bad, and problem conditions. Bring your details!

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MPETITIVE EDGE

This workshop will provide a working understanding of principles and tools for cost effective deep energy savings in existing commercial buildings by engaging attendees in interactive learning activities. We’ll cover integrative whole-systems design, bundling measures to capture savings, life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) and making the business case. We’ll play RMI’s “Deep Retrofit Scenario Game” to explore establishing performance-based goals, bundling integrated energy efficiency measures (EEMs), tunneling through cost barriers and identifying key triggers and right-timing indicators.

BuildingEnergy13 workshops and sessions meet continuing education requirements for AIA (HSW & SD), BOMI International (RPA, FMA and/or SMA graduates), BPI*, InterNACHI, NARI, NAHB and USGBC*. * See website for workshops and sessions accredited by BPI and USGBC.

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NEW IDEAS SHARED WELL TRACK 1

3/6/13 WEDNESDAY

Homes

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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HEALTH OPPORTUNITIES AND PITFALLS OF ENERGY UPGRADES-WHAT DOESN’T SMELL CAN STILL HURT US

THE RESILIENT HOME

TAKING DEEP ENERGY RETROFITS TO SCALE

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SESSION SPEAKERS: Marc Rosenbaum, South Mountain Company Ben Graham, Natural Design Build

SESSION SPEAKERS: Linda Wigington, Affordable Comfort Greg Pedrick, NYSERDA Matt Berges, Environmental Health Watch

SES Ben Len

BY THE NUMBERS: ENERGY DATA IN MF REHAB/RETROFIT

BLOWER DOOR USE IN MULTIFAMILY BUILDINGS

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SESSION SPEAKERS: Dan Rieber, Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation Tom Sahagian, Enterprise Community Partners

SESSION SPEAKERS: Mary Jane Poynter, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation Jason Block, Steven Winter Associates, Inc. Dick Henry, The Jordan Institute Eric Gardner, New Ecology

SESSION SPEAKERS: Tom Vitale, PE Syracuse NY Torrence Kramer, Cardinal HVAC, Sun Prairie, WI Brody Vance, Franklin Energy Services

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AIRTIGHTNESS PERFORMANCE OF WHOLE BUILDINGS: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND VERIFICATIONS TESTING

LARGE ZERO NET ENERGY PROJECTS: SUCCESSFUL DESIGN & DELIVERY APPROACHES

THE PORTFOLIO CHALLENGE – HOW TO SCALE DERS ACROSS MULTIPLE BUILDINGS

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SESSION SPEAKERS: Wagdy Anis, Wiss, Janney, Elstner, Associates, Inc. Wei Lam, Wiss, Janney, Elstner, Associates, Inc.

SESSION SPEAKER: Ellen Watts, Architerra

SESSION SPEAKERS: Coreina Chan, Rocky Mountain Institute Kendra Tupper, Rocky Mountain Institute

SES Dav Jac

THE CITY IS A WHOLE SYSTEM

EFFICIENCY, DURABILITY OR HISTORY: PICK TWO?

SESSION SPEAKERS: Robert Leaver, New Commons Bernice Radle, Buffalo Energy

SESSION SPEAKERS: Jean Carroon, Goody Clancy Bill Rose, University of Illinois

AVOIDING DISASTER: RESOURCE RESILIENCE IN ENERGY SYSTEMS

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SESSION SPEAKER: Steve Hammer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a roundtable of experts

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BUILDING THE GENERATIVE ECONOMY

RESILIENT URBAN WATERWAYS

RESILIENT CAPACITY

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SESSION SPEAKERS: John Abrams, South Mountain Company Marjorie Kelly, Tellus Institute

SESSION SPEAKERS: Henry MacLean, Timeless Architecture Anamarija Frankic, Green Harbors Project Vivien Li, The Boston Harbor Association

SESSION SPEAKERS: Jesse Selman, Coldham & Hartman Architects Kate Stephenson, Yestermorrow Jacob Deva Racusin, New Frameworks Natural Building Megan McNally, Rusted Grain

SES Jam Dav Ana

SESSION SPEAKERS: Ellen Tohn, Tohn Environmental Strategies Jonathan Wilson, The National Center for Healthy Housing

TRACK 2

LARGE MULTIFAMILY BOILERS: HOW TO UNDERSTAND AND MANAGE

Multifamily

TRACK 3

Commercial/Institutional

TRACK 4

Retrofit for Resilience – Cities

TRACK 5

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Whole Systems in Action

8:45 AM - 10:30 AM KEYNOTE ALEX BLUMBERG | 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM TRADE SHOW & DEMO STAGES | 7:00 - 9:00 PM NESEA NIGHT

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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

STANDING UP TO EXTREME WEATHER

HISTORIC PRESERVATION MEETS BUILDING SCIENCE: THE MALLETT DEEP ENERGY RETROFIT

PASSIVE HOUSE STANDARD: SUITABILITY FOR THE MAINSTREAM MARKET

SESSION SPEAKERS: Peter Troast, Energy Circle Kohta Ueno, Building Science Corporation Peter Warren, Warren Construction

SESSION SPEAKERS: Alan Gibson, GO Logic Matt O’Malia, GO Logic

CLOSING FORUM: WHAT WILL BE THE HOT TOPICS AT BUILDING ENERGY 25?

PARTNERPREP: PORTFOLIO-WIDE ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

COMBINED HEAT AND POWER (CHP) FOR MULTIFAMILY BUILDINGS

SESSION SPEAKERS: Bomee Jung, Enterprise Community Partners, NYC Office Brian Cheigh, Enterprise Community Partners, NYC Office

SESSION SPEAKERS: Michael Bobker, Building Performance Lab, CUNY Institute for Urban Systems Les Bluestone, Blue Sea Development Company, LLC Lee Vardakas, Aegis Energy Services Inc.

CASE STUDY: THE NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND STUDENT SERVICES BUILDING: CAMPUS ZERO NET ENERGY

THREE COMPLETED COMMERCIAL PASSIVE HOUSE PROJECTS: CENTER FOR ENERGY EFFICIENT DESIGN, MALCOLM ROSENBERG CENTER FOR JEWISH LIFE AND HICKORY HALL

SESSION SPEAKERS: Ben Brungraber, Fire Tower Engineered Timber Len Morse Fortier, Simpson, Gumpertz and Heger

MULTIFAMILY REHAB: LEED, WAP, AND DER SESSION SPEAKERS: Darien Crimmin, WinnCompanies William Zoeller, Steven Winter Associates, Inc. F.L. Andrew Padian, The Community Preservation Corporation

BRINGING ZERO NET ENERGY FROM DESIGN TO OPERATION SESSION SPEAKERS: David Del Rossi, TD Bank Jackie Henke, TD Bank

SESSION SPEAKERS: Peter Fourtounis, Elkis Manfredi Architects Eric Friedman, DOER

CLOSING FORUM: WHAT WILL BE THE HOT TOPICS AT BUILDING ENERGY 25?

CLOSING FORUM: WHAT WILL BE THE HOT TOPICS AT BUILDING ENERGY 25?

SESSION SPEAKER: Adam Cohen, Structures Design/Build, LLC

WHAT SMALL CITIES ARE DOING… BUFFALO, NY AND NORTHAMPTON, MA

PLANNING FOR RESILIENCE: NYC’S SHORELINE AND GREATER GREENER BUILDING PLAN

USING LEED NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS TO DRIVE NEIGHBORHOOD RETROFITS

SESSION SPEAKERS: Chris Mason, City of Northampton Energy and Sustainability Officer Catherine Tumber, author of Small, Gritty and Green Chris Hawley, City Planner in Buffalo, NY

SESSION SPEAKERS: Hilary Beber, NYC Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability Lesley Patrick, CUNY Inst. for Sustainability Cities, Hunter College

SESSION SPEAKERS: Elizabeth Humstone, Boston Architectural College Margarita Iglesia, Boston Architectural College

SYSTEMS LITERACY: WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW YOU KNEW!

SENSING RESILIENCY

SESSION SPEAKERS: Jamie Wolf, Wolfworks David Foley, Holland & Foley Architects Anamarija Frankic, Green Harbors Project

SESSION SPEAKERS: Amelia Amon, Alt. Technica Justin Good, The Sanctuary at Shepardsfield Elizabeth DiSalvo, Trillium Architects

ACTING LIKE IT’S TOMORROW TODAY: THE FUTURE AS OUR CLIENT SESSION SPEAKERS: Jess Lerner, Green on the Inside Peter Larson, Ashley McGraw Architects David Foley, Holland & Foley Architects

CLOSING FORUM: WHAT WILL BE THE HOT TOPICS AT BUILDING ENERGY 25?

3/7/13 THURSDAY

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8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

CLOSING FORUM: WHAT WILL BE THE HOT TOPICS AT BUILDING ENERGY 25?

THURSDAY: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM TRADE SHOW & DEMO STAGES

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NEW IDEAS SHARED WELL TRACK 6

3/6/13 WEDNESDAY

Renewables

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKETS IN THE REGION AND BEYOND

MAINTAINING A SECURE AND RESILIENT ELECTRIC GRID

THE FRONTIERS OF RENEWABLE RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY

REC

SESSION SPEAKERS: Joel Gordes, Environmental Energy Solutions Chris Lotspeich, Celtic Energy Guy Warner, Pareto Energy Ltd. Carl Frattini, Northeast Utilities

SESSION SPEAKERS: Karl Munzel, Real Goods Solar David Marcus, General Compression Frank van Mierlo, 1366 Technologies Stanley Kowalski III, Flo Design Inc.

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MANAGING HEAT, WATER, VAPOR, AIR AND LIGHT

MECHANICAL SYSTEMS

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SESSION SPEAKER: Chris Benedict, Chris Benedict, R.A

SESSION SPEAKER: Andy Shapiro, Energy Balance

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ADVANCED WATER ISSUES: WHAT THE PROS CAN TEACH YOU

MEASURED RETROFIT RESULTS: 10 SIMPLE THINGS THAT WORK, 10 SIMPLE THINGS THAT DON’T

CO CO

SESSION SPEAKERS: John Tooley, Advanced Energy Gunnar I. Baldwin, TOTO, USA Inc

SESSION SPEAKER: Michael Blasnik, M. Blasnik and Associates

SES Chr Fion

HEAT PUMP WATER HEATERS IN COLD CLIMATES

AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMPS

GETTING THE MOST FROM CONDENSING BOILERS

MU

SESSION SPEAKERS: Linda Wigington, Affordable Comfort, Inc. David White, Right Environments Carl Shapiro, Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

SESSION SPEAKER: Adam Kohler, Kohler & Lewis Engineering

SESSION SPEAKERS: Lois Arena, Steven Winter Associates, Inc. Tom Butcher, Brookhaven National Laboratory

SES Gra Lar

THE POWER OF A GOOD STORY

INVESTMENT IN SUSTAINABLE BUILDING PAYS FOR ITSELF

LEA

SESSION SPEAKERS: Coreina Chan, Rocky Mountain Institute Kendra Tupper, Rocky Mountain Institute

SESSION SPEAKERS: Jane Carbone, Homeowner’s Rehab., Inc. Caitríona Cooke, Conservation Services Group

CREATION OF A MASS MARKET FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY ON LONG ISLAND

SESSION SPEAKERS: Bill Stillinger, PV Squared Mark Farber, Photon Consulting Laurence Mackler, Solaire Generation

TRACK 7

H2OUSE – EVERYTHING YOU EVER NEEDED TO KNOW ABOUT RESIDENTIAL WATER CONSUMPTION AND CONSERVATION

Fundamentals

SESSION SPEAKER: Peter Yost, BuildingGreen

TRACK 8

HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH?

What the Pros Want to Know

TRACK 9

High Performance Mechanicals

TRACK 10

Moving the Marketplace

SESSION SPEAKER: John Straube, Building Science Corporation University of Waterloo

SESSION SPEAKER: Chuck Schwartz, LI Green

8:45 AM - 10:30 AM KEYNOTE ALEX BLUMBERG | 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM TRADE SHOW & DEMO STAGES | 7:00 - 9:00 PM NESEA NIGHT

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8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

REC MARKETS ACROSS THE NORTHEAST

INTERCONNECTIONS, NET METERING AND CAPS

STAND-ALONE VS. GRID-CONNECTED PV SYSTEMS

SESSION SPEAKERS: Rob Meyers, South Mountain Company Jason Gifford, Sustainable Energy Advantage Stephen Kaufman, Clean Asset Partners Kevin Quilliam, SREC Trade

SESSION SPEAKERS: Paul Gromer, Peregrine Energy Group Carrie Cullen Hitt, SEIA Tim Roughan, National Grid

SESSION SPEAKERS: Joel Gordes, Environmental Energy Solutions Adam Thurrell, PV Squared James Dunn, Future Solar Systems LLC

CLOSING FORUM: WHAT WILL BE THE HOT TOPICS AT BUILDING ENERGY 25?

ENERGY CALCULATIONS FOR EVERYONE

BUILDING AS A SYSTEM

SESSION SPEAKER: Bruce Harley, Conservation Services Group

SESSION SPEAKER: David Keefe, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation

THE GREEN ARCHITECTS’ LOUNGE – “SPROUT FOLLIES”

CONSTRUCTION MATTERS: ENCLOSURE DESIGN AND COMMISSIONING THROUGH CONSTRUCTION

SHOULD BUILDING CODES REGULATE HUMIDITY AND MOISTURE IN BUILDINGS? WHAT’S IMPORTANT, WHAT’S NOT… AND HOW TO DECIDE.

HEAT RECOVERY DEVICES: EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR EQUIPMENT EFFICIENCY AND HEATING IN A PASSIVE HOUSE

SESSION SPEAKERS: Lew Harriman, Mason-Grant Consulting Bill Rose, University of Illinois

SESSION SPEAKER: Eberhard Paul

MULTIFAMILY VENTILATION CHALLENGES

THE SUN & THERMAL LOADS

SESSION SPEAKERS: Grant Salmon, Steven Winter Associates, Inc. Larry Harmon, Air Barrier Solutions

SESSION SPEAKERS: Everett Barber Jon Child, PV Squared Craig Robertson, Heliocentrix, Inc.

SIMPLIFIED SPACE CONDITIONING FOR LOW-LOAD HOMES

LEADERS IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY FINANCING

GREEN FINANCING 101

PACE FINANCING: PROGRESS AND CASE STUDIES

SESSION SPEAKERS: Dennis Carlberg, Boston University Sarah Hammond Creighton, Endicott College Jenna Ide, MA Department of Capital Asset Management Joseph LaRusso, City of Boston

SESSION SPEAKERS: Sadie McKeown, The Community Preservation Corporation Dana Bourland, The JPB Foundation

SESSION SPEAKERS: David Gabrielson, PACENow Jessica Bailey, CT Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA)

SESSION SPEAKERS: Chris Benedict, Chris Benedict R.A. Fiona Aldous, Wiss, Janney, Elstner, Associates, Inc.

SESSION SPEAKERS: Chris Briley, Green Design Studio Phil Kaplan, Kaplan Thompson Architects

SESSION SPEAKERS: Duncan Prahl, IBACOS David Stecher, IBACOS

CLOSING FORUM: WHAT WILL BE THE HOT TOPICS AT BUILDING ENERGY 25?

CLOSING FORUM: WHAT WILL BE THE HOT TOPICS AT BUILDING ENERGY 25?

CLOSING FORUM: WHAT WILL BE THE HOT TOPICS AT BUILDING ENERGY 25?

3/7/13 THURSDAY

NOLOGY

CLOSING FORUM: WHAT WILL BE THE HOT TOPICS AT BUILDING ENERGY 25?

THURSDAY: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM TRADE SHOW & DEMO STAGES

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SUSTAINABILITY IS GOOD BUSINESS. Trade Show

Wednesday March 6, 10:30AM –6:30PM | Thursday March 7, 10:00 AM –4:00 PM

Exhibitors as of December 14, 2012 Affordable Comfort Inc. (ACI) Advanced Solar Products Andelman & Lelek Engineering American Solar Energy Association (ASES) Andersen Windows ATAS International Inc. Berkshire Photovoltaic Services (BPVS) Bieber Windows Boston Architectural College Boston Society of Architects (BSA) BuildingGreen Cantsink Manufacturing Center For EcoTechnology Clean Energy Finance & Investment Authority (CEFIA) Conservation Services Group Co-op Power Cotuit Solar LLC Delta Products Corp. EFI Electrical Wholesalers Inc. Enovative Group, Inc.

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(sponsors in bold)

Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. European Architectural Supply 475 High Performance Building Supply Foundation for a Green Future, Inc. Froling Energy H. Window Co./Engergate High Profile Monthly Home Energy Magazine Huber Engineered Woods LLC Icynene Spray Foam Infrared Diagnostic LLC International Cellulose Corp. Intus Windows LED Waves Maine Green Building Supply Marlboro College MBA in Managing for Sustainability Massachusetts Multifamily New Construction Program Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Mitsubishi Electric National Fiber

National Grid NESEA New England Concrete Supply LLC New England Fenestration/Unilux Windows New England Homes by Preferred Building Systems New England Real Estate Journal New York State Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) Passive House Alliance United States (PHA-US) Passive House New England Phoenix Composting Toilets Pinnacle Window Solutions Precision Fitness Equipment Progressive Asset Management RBI Solar Renewable Sales LLC SAIC Schletter, Inc. Schock USA, Inc. SIGA Cover Inc. Spire Solar Systems

Solar Data Systems, Inc. Solar Design Associates SolarFlair Energy Inc Solar Industry Solaire Generation Solstice Manufacturing Stiebel Eltron, Inc. Sustainable City Network Synergy Construction Systemair The Energy Conservatory Tremco Barrier Solutions Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing Vantem Panels Viessman Manufacturing Company, Inc. Wagner Solar Inc Yestermorrow Design/Build School Yaro DSI Zehnder America, Inc. Zola European Windows

If you are interested in exhibiting, please contact Jenny Spencer, Trade Show Manager, at 413-774-6051 ext 25 or jspencer@nesea.org. Call today. Deadline is February 17, 2013.

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Northeast Sustainable Energy Association

The Northeast Sustainable Energy Assocation (NESEA) is the leading organization of professionals working in sustainability and whole-systems thinking in the Northeast. NESEA advances the adoption and practical application of sustainable, low carbon energy practices. NESEA accomplishes this through ongoing professional development programs, annual events and awards. NESEA is a proud chapter of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES). To learn more and join the NESEA community, visit our booth or go online to www.nesea.org.

Platinum Sponsor Created by the Green Jobs Act of 2008, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is dedicated to accelerating the success of clean energy technologies, companies and projects in the Commonwealth—while creating high-quality jobs and long-term economic growth for the people of Massachusetts. MassCEC is a partner, clearinghouse and connector for people in the clean energy sector, making direct investments in clean energy companies, building a strong clean energy workforce, and supporting responsibly sited renewable energy projects across the Commonwealth. MassCEC works with the entire clean energy community in Massachusetts to propel promising technologies from the drawing board to the global marketplace. Join the Innovation Revolution at http://www.masscec.com/

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Demo Stage Sponsors

Workshop Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Coffee Break Sponsors Silver Trade Show Reception Sponsor Massachusetts Multifamily New Construction Program

Media Sponsors CSR Wire Eco-Structure Magazine ED+C

enerG Alternative Sources Magazine Fine Homebuilding

Green Building Advisor Green Living Journal High-Profile Monthly

Home Energy Magazine New England Real Estate Journal Schein Media

Solar Industry Magazine Sustainable City Network

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IT’S PLAY TIME

Trade Show Reception

Wednesday March 6, 10:30AM –6:30PM | Thursday March 7, 10:00 AM –4:00 PM

NESEA Night Dinner Cruise Aboard the Spirit of Boston

Wednesday, March 6 | 5:30 PM-6:30 PM

The trade show floor hosts an open networking event with a cash bar. Free with conference or trade show pass.

Live Demo Stages at the Trade Show Complete descriptions at nesea.org/buildingenergy/tradeshow/demonstrations/

WEDNESDAY MARCH 6, 2013

THURSDAY MARCH 7, 2013

STAGE 1 – off the 400 aisle

STAGE 2 – off the 1100 aisle

STAGE 1 – off the 400 aisle

STAGE 2 – off the 1100 aisle

10AM – TBD

10:30AM – HIGH PERFORMANCE STRAWBALE WALLS Jacob Racusin and Ace McArleton

9AM – LED LIGHTING LM79 AND LM80 STANDARDS Steven Rosen

9:30AM – DENSE PACK CELLULOSE Chris White and Bill Hulstrunk

11PM – DENSE PACK CELLULOSE INSTALLATION PREP Bill Hulstrunk and Chris White

11:30AM – PENETRATION AIR SEALING Ken Levenson

10:30AM – PENETRATION AIR SEALING Ken Levenson

12PM – NESEA ZERO ENERGY BUILDING AWARD PANEL ZNEBA Applicants

12:30PM – DUCT SEALING TECHNIQUES Eric Wilder and Will D’Arrigo

10AM – INFRARED DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING Flemming Lund

1PM – INFRARED DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING Flemming Lund

1:30PM – STUMP THE ENERGY NERDS Martin Holladay

11AM – PV MOUNTING ON VARIOUS ROOF MATERIALS Christopher Derby Kilfoyle and Phillipe Rigollaud

11:30AM – DER WRAP N STRAP David Joyce and Gary Bergeron

2PM – DATA LOGGERS/MONITORING Scott Ellis

2:30PM – PV MOUNTING ON VARIOUS ROOF MATERIALS Christopher Derby Kilfoyle and Phillipe Rigollaud

12PM – TBD

12:30PM – STUMP THE ENERGY NERDS Martin Holladay

3PM – AIR SEALING TAPES AND COMPATIBLE SUBSTRATES Peter Yost and Martin Solomon

3:30PM – DER WRAP N STRAP David Joyce and Gary Bergeron

1PM – LED LIGHTING – LM79 AND LM80 STANDARDS Steven Rosen

1:30PM – HIGH PERFORMANCE STRAWBALE WALLS Jacob Racusin and Ace McArleton

4PM – TREMCO BARRIER SOLUTIONS: LIQUID APPLIED WEATHER RESISTANT BARRIER Joe Studer

4:30PM – COOL PASSIVEHOUSE GADGETS Katrin Klingenberg

2PM – AIR SOURCED HEAT PUMPS Rick Nortz

2:30PM – DUCT SEALING TECHNIQUES Eric Wilder and Will D’Arrigo

5PM – BLOWER DOOR RODEO Craig Marden and Brad Cook

Wednesday March 6 | 6:30 PM-9:00 PM SPIRIT OF BOSTON DOCK, NEXT TO THE SEAPORT WORLD TRADE CENTER

Join your friends new and old for a delightful cruise with a buffet dinner and cash bar aboard the Spirit of Boston. Awards for Distinguished Service and Professional Achievement will be presented. Beyond that, it’s just a great networking party. SPACE IS LIMITED. Cost: $55 for members; $65 for all others.

3PM – DATA LOGGERS/MONITORING Scott Ellis

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EARLY REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION

ON SITE REGISTRATION

(BEFORE 2/6/13)

(FROM 2/6/13 TO 3/5/13)

(FROM 3/5/13 TO 3/7/13)

Conference: 2 Days (Wed. & Thu.)

$499

$599

$649

Conference: 1 Day (Wed. or Thu.)

$299

$399

$449

Tuesday Workshops • Full Day • Half Day

$259 $159

$299 $199

$349 $249

Emerging Professional • Conference: 2 Days (Wed. & Thu.) • Conference: 1 Day (Wed. or Thu.)

$239 $139

$239 $139

$239 $139

Full-time Student • Conference: 2 Days (Wed. & Thu.) • Conference: 1 Day (Wed. or Thu.)

$149 $89

$149 $89

$149 $89

We’re excited to have NPR’s Alex Blumberg delivering the BuildingEnergy 13 keynote address. He’ll be bringing his signature wit and clarity as he speaks on the issue of “economics for environmentalists.”

Single Session • Wed. or Thu. (incl. Trade Show)

$115

$150

$170

Trade Show & Demo Stages Only

$49

$49

$49

Alex Blumberg is a contributing editor for NPR’s Planet Money. He is also a producer for the public radio program This American Life, and an adjunct professor of journalism at Columbia University. He is known for his prize winning radio documentaries and the This American Life Episode “Giant Pool of Money”, a program on the housing crisis. Called “the greatest explainer ever heard” by noted journalism professor Jay Rosen, Blumberg’s “Giant Pool of Money” became the inspiration for NPR’s Planet Money.

NESEA Night Dinner Cruise

Keynote: Alex Blumberg of NPR Wednesday, March 6 | 8:45 AM-10:30 AM PLENARY SPACE NEXT TO TRADE SHOW

Following the Keynote will be the presentation of $10,000 to the winner of NESEA’s Zero Net Energy Building Award.

$55 member

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$65 all others

Volunteer Work Scholarship Opportunities If you are interested in a volunteer work-exchange

scholarship for the conference, please contact NESEA at bevolunteer@nesea.org or 413-774-6051 ext 17. These slots are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Membership is required.

Register Online

nesea.org/buildingenergy

Questions?

Refund Policy Refund requests must be received no later than Thursday, February 16, 2013.

Email beregistration@nesea.org Call 413-774-6051 x14

Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center A block of rooms has been reserved at the Seaport Hotel

Add membership and save!

A $75 handling fee will be charged.

directly across the street from the Seaport World Trade Center for a special rate of $194/night (+tax) for single or double occupancy. Call today 1-877-732-7678 and request the group rate for NESEA. Offer ends 2/2/13. For detailed information on the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center, go to www.seaportboston.com.

DISCOUNTED NESEA GROUP RATE ENDS 2/2/13

nesea.org/buildingenergy

Basic Fees

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JOIN NESEA WHEN YOU REGISTER AND SAVE ON MEMBERSHIP Save $50 on a Wednesday/Thursday Conference Pass - Use Code COUNTMEIN

BUILDING ENERGY 13 CONFERENCE + TRADE SHOW FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND GREEN BUILDING PROFESSIONALS

MARCH 5-7, 2013 SEAPORT WORLD TRADE CENTER, BOSTON, MA NESEA.ORG/BUILDINGENERGY

NORTHEAST SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION 50 MILES STREET GREENFIELD, MA 01301

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PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR BuildingEnergy13 workshops and sessions meet continuing education requirements for AIA (HSW & SD), BOMI International (RPA, FMA and/or SMA graduates), BPI*, InterNACHI, NARI, NAHB and USGBC*. * See website for workshops and sessions accredited by BPI and USGBC.

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