2019 National Energy Codes Conference

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Thank you for joining us May 28-30, 2019 in Denver, Colorado for the the 2019 National Energy Codes Conference hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy! We're glad you could join us in the Mile-High City for another engaging set of topics, educational sessions, and networking opportunities.

Conference Resources

Technical program

Session Moderators, Speakers, and Bios

Keynote Speakers

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 2019 award winner: Ken Baker, Director of the Integrated Design Lab at the University of Idaho!

2019 Jeffrey A. Johnson Award Winner - Ken Baker

Presentations

Copies of presentations are available to view/download from the associated speaker links below.

Pre-Conference: Tuesday, May 28

Day 1: Wednesday, May 29

Model Codes: What's New for the 2021 IECC and Standard 90.1-2019?

  • Fast Forward; Duane Jonlin, FAIA
  • Model Codes: What's New for the 2021 IECC and Standard 90.1-2019?; Eric Makela, New Buildings Institute
  • Potential Look of 2021 IECC Residential Provisions; Jim Meyers, SWEEP

(Multi) Family Matters: Current Issues Impacting the Multifamily Buildings Sector

  • Energy Codes and New Multifamily Construction; Henry Odum, Ecotope
  • Barriers to high energy efficiency in multifamily buildings; Shilpa Surana, NEEA
  • Multifamily Housing, Energy, and Health; Jonathan Wilson, National Center for Healthy Housing

Water: Why it Matters and What Can We Do?

  • Rainwater harvesting systems; Michelle Britt, International Code Council
  • Water Why It Matters and What We Can Do Introducing Standard 1101 and HERSH2O; Dave Walls, International Code Council

Energy & Durability & Building Codes: There's No Such Thing as a Free Thermodynamic Lunch

Plenary

  • Water – The Overlooked Resource; Mike Collignon, Green Builder Coalition

Day 2: Thursday, May 30

Unboxing Compliance: What We've Learned from Three Years of Field Study Data

  • Commercial Energy Codes Field Study Update; Kim Cheslak, Institute for Market Transformation
  • DOE Low-Rise Multifamily Energy Code Field Studies; Russ Landry, Center for Energy and Environment
  • Single-family Residential Field Study: Phase III Data and Findings; Jeremy Williams, DOE Building Technologies Office

Building Resilience: A Community Perspective on Energy Codes

  • Building Resilience: A Community Perspective on Energy Codes; Cammy Peterson, Metropolitan Area Planning Council
  • Building Resilience; Amy Schmidt, DowDuPont
  • Building Resilience: A Community Perspective on Energy Codes; Brad Smith, City of Fort Collins
  • Energy Code – A Community Perspective; Justin Koscher, Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association

Getting to Zero Energy: New Challenges and Opportunities for Programs and Policies

  • Zero Carbon and Zero Energy Codes: Key Policy Tools to Meet Climate Goals; Jim Edelson, New Buildings Institute
  • Getting to Zero Energy: New Challenges & Opportunities for Programs and Policies; Dave Epley, DCRA Green Building Division
  • Getting to Zero Energy: Program and Policy Challenges and Opportunities; Blake Shelide, Oregon Department of Energy

Energy Codes in a Rapidly Evolving Building Industry

  • Codes for Loads: Bringing Energy Codes into the 21st Century with Time-of-Use Efficiency; Alexi Miller, New Buildings Institute
  • Electric Vehicle Charging & Building Codes; Zach Owens, Colorado Energy Office

Achieving Energy Savings through Code Tools, Data and Programs

  • Midwest Trends: Using Big (HERS) Data to Understand Residential Construction & Energy Codes; Ian Blanding, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
  • Code Compliance via Tools and Resources; Shaunna Mozingo, The Mozingo Code Group, LLC.
  • Achieving Energy Code Savings from Currently Available Tools, Data and Programs; Mike Turns, Performance Systems Development

Staying Out of the Dark: Lighting Updates and Perspectives

DOE Research Update and Feedback Session (Discussion)

  • Commercial Field Study; Kim Cheslak, Institute for Market Transformation
  • DOE Low-Rise Multifamily Energy Code Field Studies; Russ Landry, Center for Energy and Environment
  • Market Driven Residential Energy Codes; Rob Vieira, FSEC, and Michelle Britt, ICC

For questions or additional information about this year's event, please contact Rose Bartlett

See highlights and presentations from last year's event, and program brochures from past events in the: National Energy Codes Conference archive.

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