BBD 2009

2009 Conference Presentations

Download PDF versions of presentations from the workshops at the 2009 BBD Conference.

Keynote Address: Practical Ecology: High-Quality, Low-Cost, Green-Built Homes
Fernando Pagés, Brighton Construction

Introduction to Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs)
Vera Novak, LEED AP, Insulating Concrete Form Association (ICFA)

LEED Commissioning Requirements
Ronald Wilkinson, PE, LEED AP, AKF Engineers LLP

Myths & Realities: Ground Source Heat Pumps
Bruce Harley, Conservation Services Group (CSG)
Andy Shapiro, Energy Balance

Lighting Fundamentals for Beginners
Peter Romaniello, LC, Conceptual Lighting

Marketing Energy-Efficient Lighting
Jeffrey Schwartz, LC, IES, ICF International

High-Performance Roofs: How to Beat the Heat
William Miller, Ph.D., Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Checking Up on the Thermal Bypass Checklist
Jeff Gephart, Efficiency Vermont

Modeling Software for Smart Design
Andy Shapiro, Energy Balance

Heating with Wood: Vermont's Renewable Resource
Skip Hayden, Integrated Energy Systems

LEDs: Evolution to Revolution
Kevin Dowling, Ph.D., Philips Solid State Lighting Solutions

Marketing Energy Efficiency and Your Business
Fernando Pagés, Brighton Construction

Windows Done Right
Steve Selkowitz, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Controls in Commissioning Green Buildings
Ronald Wilkinson, PE, LEED AP, AKF Engineers LLP

Strategies for Whole-House Ventilation
Terry Brennan, Camroden Associates, Inc.

Evaluating New Residential Lighting Technologies
Peter Romaniello, LC, Conceptual Lighting

A New Day for Outdoor Lighting
Jim Benya, PE, FIESNA, FIALD, LC, Benya Lighting

The Right Mix of Renewable Energy Options
Andrew R. Cay, Integrated Solar Applications Corp.

Behind the Scenes: Roofs and Attics
John Straube, Ph.D., PE, Building Science Corporation

Residential Heating Best Practices, Part 1: Boilers & Furnaces
Skip Hayden, Integrated Energy Systems

Sound HVAC Choices for Sustainable Design
Julian R. de Bullet, McQuay International

Lighting the 21st Century School, Part 1
Jim Benya, PE, FIESNA, FIALD, LC, Benya Lighting

Achieving Net Zero
Jeff Christian, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Deep Energy Retrofit
John Straube, Ph.D., PE, Building Science Corporation

Residential Heating Best Practices, Part 2: Alternative Systems & Approaches for Low Heat-Load Homes
Skip Hayden, Integrated Energy Systems

Lighting the 21st Century School, Part 2
Jim Benya, PE, FIESNA, FIALD, LC, Benya Lighting

High-Efficiency Residential Lighting Techniques, Part 1
Peter Romaniello, LC, Conceptual Lighting

Integrated Renewable Fuel Heating Systems
Adam Sherman, Biomass Energy Resource Center
Netaka White, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund

Building Smaller, Building Better: Getting to Net Zero Ready by Design Part 1
Building Smaller, Building Better: Getting to Net Zero Ready by Design Part 2
Betsy Petitt, FAIA, Building Science Corporation

Commercial Kitchen Equipment
Don Fisher, Fisher-Nickel, Inc.

Exploring Community Wind and Thermal Solar Heating
Leigh W. Seddon, Alteris Renewables
Christa Shute, Earth Turbines, Inc.

Kitchen Exhaust and Ventilation: Simple Solutions
Don Fisher, Fisher-Nickel, Inc.

LEDs: New Products, New Rebates
Gabe Arnold, PE, LC, CEM, Efficiency Vermont
Dan Mellinger, PE, CEM, Efficiency Vermont

Innovations and Emerging Technologies
John Straube, Ph.D., PE, Building Science Corp.

Green Building: Net Zero Homes in Vermont
David Pill, High-performance homeowner/Architect, Pill-Maharam Architects
Phil Pouech, High-performance homeowner

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