Getting to Zero Faster, Better & Cheaper
Tuesday, February 27 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM
LVCC - West 204
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.
Building Techniques & Strategies
Codes & Standards
Construction Methods & Materials
Health & Wellness
High Performance Homes