Thank you for joining us July 15-17, 2018 in Austin, Texas for the 2018 National Energy Codes Conference, hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy! We're glad you could join us for this exclusive opportunity to participate in a lively, solution focused forum for all topics related to building energy codes, with a special focus on compliance.
Jeffrey A. Johnson Award
The Jeffrey A. Johnson Award recognizes excellence and leadership in the advancement of building energy codes. This award is presented annually at the National Energy Codes Conference. Learn more.
Congratulations to the 2018 award winner: John Wilson, Energy Foundation!
Copies of presentations are available to view/download from the associated speaker links below.
Pre-Conference: Sunday, July 15
Day 1: Monday, July 16
- Houston Harvey Recovery and Flood Resilience; Stephen Costello
Building Science: It's Not Just for the Academics
- Building Science: It's Not Just for the Academics; Table R402.4.1.1; Robby Schwarz, EnergyLogic, Inc.
- HVAC & the Energy Code; Manuals J and S in the IECC; John Umphress, Austin Energy
- Energy Codes are Life-Safety Codes; The Building Science Proves It!; Shaunna Mozingo, The Mozingo Code Group
- Energy Code Conference; Rebecca Morris, TightLines Designs
It Takes a Village! How Policy and Nontraditional Code Stakeholders are Changing the Codes Conversation
- Introduction Slides; Christina Rohrbacher, NEEP
- Zero Energy Ready Oregon (ZERO); Anthony Roy, Earth Advantage
- Rhode Island Energy Codes: Expanding Participation & Engagement; Becca Trietch, Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources
- It Takes a Village! How Policy and Nontraditional Code Stakeholders are Changing the Codes Conversation; Christie Baumel, USDN
- It Takes a Village! How Policy and Nontraditional Code Stakeholders are Changing the Codes Conversation; Ellen Vaughan, EESI
Progressively Effective Energy Codes
- Commercial Code Enhancement (CCE) Initiative; Sharon Grant, NEEA
- Commercial Code Enhancement (CCE) Initiative; John Jennings, NEEA
Where We are Going with Energy Code Compliance
- Performance Path Survival Guide; Kimberly Cheslak, IMT
- The factor driving commercial energy code compliance and advancement of code; Brad Smith, City of Fort Collins
Day 2: Tuesday, July 17
The Nexus of Building Energy Codes to Water and Air Quality Benefits
- Code Development for Water & Energy Efficiency; Ed Osann, Natural Resources Defense Council
- Water Ratings: Oh, the Data They'll Bring; Mike Collignon, Green Builder® Coalition
- Energy Codes: A Health Perspective; Chris Perry, ACEEE
- WaterSense® Water Data & Tools; Jonah Schein, US EPA – WaterSense Program
ERI Compliance Path, Opportunities and Challenges
- Home Energy Rating Variability Study; Jeremy Williams, DOE Building Energy Codes Program
- RESNET Quality Assurance Efforts; Ryan Meres, RESNET
- Energy Rating Index Calculation Consistency; Dave Roberts, NREL
Multifamily Codes Cram Session
- How RESNET & IECC are adapting for Multifamily (or not); Gayathri Vijayakumar, Steven Winter Associates, Inc.
- Field Applications of MF Infiltration Testing in the NE; Michael Browne, Advanced Building Analysis, LLC
- Advanced Measures for Multifamily Projects; Eric Makela, New Buildings Institute
New Tools to Aid Energy Code Compliance
- 2015 IECC Residential and the IC3; Shirley Ellis, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
- The "CheckTools" Perspective; Bob Schultz, PNNL
- Enhancing Inspections with Digital Data Collection; Elliot Seibert, US EPA
Residential Energy Code Compliance Toolbox
- Kentucky Residential Energy Code Study – Data Driven Results; Chris Burgess, MEEA
- Construction Instruction Overview; Justin Wilson, Construction Instruction Inc.
Third Party Professionals and Commercial Energy Codes
- New York Commercial Energy Code Business Opportunities; Ken Baker
- 3rd-Party Code Services New York Updates; Jeffrey Domanski, IBTS
- 2015 IECC Commissioning Requirements, Application and Enforcement; Gerald J Kettler, Facility Performance Associates
Advancing Technology Here Today or Coming Next Year and How Buildings are Part of the Scale