Feb 25 - 27, 2025 | Las Vegas, NV
Feb 25 - 27, 2025

Getting to Zero Faster, Better & Cheaper

Tuesday, February 27 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM
LVCC - West 204

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    What It's About

    High performance building, and zero energy homes in particular, are no longer a nice-to-have. This is obvious looking at the increased rigor of the latest energy codes, growth in voluntary certifications, new 45L federal tax credits, ESG movement and growing consumer demand. So now, builders must learn to get there faster, better and cheaper. In this session, learn the critical concepts for achieving zero energy and zero carbon homes along with the business case for doing so profitably. Explore a total cost accounting method to capture all related costs and benefits and discover the most cost-effective options for the most critical component, the enclosure. Leave on the right path to achieving zero energy performance and meeting buyer demand all while avoiding tens of thousands of dollars in unnecessary expense.

    What You’ll Learn

    • Discover compelling trends and business case for building zero energy homes.
    • Identify the critical building blocks for achieving zero carbon performance.
    • Learn how to get on the path to zero faster, better and cheaper with total cost accounting for all integrated costs and benefits.
    • Understand how to optimize cost-effectiveness for the most critical component for achieving high performance targets, the home enclosure.

    How to Attend

    Participants must be registered for an Expo + Education pass. Seating for sessions will be on a first-come, first-served basis.


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    Retooling the U.S. Housing Industry
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    Structural Insulated Panel Assn. (SIPA)


    Registration Type
    Expo+Education Pass
    Building Techniques & Strategies
    Building Knowledge Session
    Level of Content
    Who Should Attend
    Designers, Architects, Engineers & Planners, Multifamily Builders & Developers, Single Family Builders - All Types

    AIA CES Credit
    NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s)
    NKBA - 0.100 CEU(s)
    AIA - 1.0 LU | HSW Hour(s)
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