2019 National Energy Codes Conference


Welcome to the 2019 National Energy Codes Conference! This year's event will be in sunny Denver Colorado. Join us in the Mile-High City for another engaging set of topics, educational sessions, and networking opportunities.

  • Training Workshops: Tuesday, May 28
  • Conference Sessions: Wednesday and Thursday, May 29 & 30
  • Hilton Denver City Center
  • Denver, Colorado



Draft agenda now available

Keynote Speakers

  • Bill Ritter, Jr., Center for the New Energy Economy
  • Martin Keller, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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A block of sleeping rooms is available at the Hilton Denver City Center at the group rate of $169 per night, plus all applicable taxes, on the nights of May 27-30. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, May 7, and are subject to availability. Reserve now

Poster Session

This year's event will feature a poster session during the welcome reception on Tuesday evening. Poster space is limited but available for participants who would like to showcase energy code research or case studies during the reception. To submit a request, forward the poster title and a brief description of the research.

NREL Campus Tour

This year's event will feature a visit to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), located a short ride from downtown in Golden, Colorado. The NREL campus features a combination of zero-energy buildings, sustainability strategies, and world class research facilities. NOTE: Space was limited for this event which is now full; sign ups are no longer available.

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. Award nominations must be submitted by April 26, 2019. Learn more


A limited number of scholarships are available to help offset the costs of attending the 2019 National Energy Codes Conference. Scholarships are prioritized for government officials, and to encourage new attendees and geographic diversity. Students, emerging professionals and others who are new to the field are also encouraged to apply. To be considered for a scholarship, please submit your request.

Who Should Attend

Energy code stakeholders of all types! Building officials, builders, contractors, state energy offices, municipal building departments, trade associations, energy efficiency organizations, architects, engineers, policymakers, manufacturers, utilities, administrators, educators, researchers and more!

See highlights and presentations from last year's event: 2018 National Energy Codes Conference

Things to Do in Denver

Discover all the fun things to do in Denver, including theaters, museums, restaurants, and a variety of local attractions within walking distance of the Conference hotel! Learn more