Better Buildings by Design

Save the date! Efficiency Vermont's 2020 Better Buildings by Design Conference will be held February 5 & 6 at the Double Tree by Hilton Burlington Hotel in South Burlington, Vermont. 

Better Buildings by Design is the region’s premier design and construction conference, which features interactive learning about building durability, efficiency, and value for both residential and commercial projects. This annual not-for-profit conference sponsored by Efficiency Vermont brings together top talent in building technology and design from across the country, and helps keep Vermont-area professionals at the forefront of their fields.

Conference Theme:  Affordable Energy.

Call for Presentations - Deadline extended!

Ensuring all Vermonters have access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy is essential for growing Vermont's economy and addressing climate change. Efficiency Vermont invites you to share your work in addressing 'Affordable Energy.' What work have you done to accelerate the transition to an equitable, affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy system? How have you implemented strategies and overcome barriers? Join us and share your knowledge with attendees of Better Buildings of Design, the largest building conference in New England. The deadline to submit proposals for consideration has been extended to Monday, July 22, 2019. Click here to submit a proposal online.

Coming Soon!

Sponsor and exhibitor registration will open this summer. Space is limited and consideration is first-come, first-served for those who meet qualification criteria. Exhibit booths will sell out!

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Hear From the Experts

Find out what works, what doesn’t, and what you can put into practice immediately through the research and experience of nationally recognized leaders in the field.

Strengthen Your Competitive Edge

Learn the latest techniques and technologies for superior building performance, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality.

Make Key Contacts

Network with the region’s top design and construction professionals who share your commitment to quality construction, energy efficiency, aesthetic integrity, occupant health and comfort, and environmental stewardship.

Exhibit Hall Trade Show

See the latest innovations in energy-efficient products and services for the design and construction industry. Speak with service providers and manufacturers’ representatives about cutting-edge techniques, materials, equipment, and systems for superior building performance, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality. Over 60 exhibitors and sponsors will be on display!

Best of the Best

Winners of Efficiency Vermont’s Best of the Best Awards are honored during the Opening Reception. Throughout the conference, browse among inspiring plans, drawings, and photos of the award-winning homes and buildings from this year’s design competition.

Check out the BBD 2019 Archives

If you were not able to attend the 2019 Better Buildings by Design Conference, or simply want to relive the glory of it all, see the BBD 2019 archives to download available presentations.

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