BBD 2011

2011 Conference Presentations

Download PDF and PPS versions of presentations from the workshops at the 2011 BBD Conference.

Keynote Address: Integrative and Regenerative Design: Redefining the Practice of Sustainability
Bill Reed, AIA LEED

Insulation Materials: From Fiberglass to Foam, Lamb’s Wool to Blue Jeans
Fernando Pagés Ruiz,
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Structural Insulated Panels: An Energy-Efficient Enclosure System for Commercial Applications
Pete Dunnigan, Foard Panel Inc.

Commercial Building Re-Tuning: Overview and Key Operation Faults and Corrections
Srinivas Katipamula, Ph.D., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Efficient Lighting Fundamentals
Peter Romaniello, LC, Conceptual Lighting, LLC

Relighting: Benefits Beyond Energy Savings
Donna Leban, LC, AIA, Light/Space/Design

Envisioning Austria’s Biomass Success in Vermont
Christiane Egger, O.Oe. Energiesparverband
Andrea L. Colnes, Biomass Energy Resource Center

ENERGY STAR® Homes Version 3.0: Designing and Building to Meet 2011 Changes
LiLing Young, Efficiency Vermont

Water: The Forgotten Partner in Energy Conservation
Alex Wilson, BuildingGreen, LLC

Applied Lighting Controls: Updated for 2011
Steven Mesh, LC, IESNA, Pacific Energy Center (Double Session)

Identifying Quality Residential LED Lighting
Peter Romaniello, LC, Conceptual Lighting, LLC

From Bauhaus to Passivhaus
Ken Levenson, Ken Levenson Architect, PC

Practical Guidance on the Myriad of Window Retrofit Options
Peter Yost, BuildingGreen, LLC

High-Performance Building Envelope Retrofits
Bill Maclay, AIA, LEED AP, Maclay Architects;
Andy Shapiro, Energy Balance, Inc.; Tyler Scott, AIA, Scott + Partners, Inc.

Downsizing Mechanical Systems after Retrofits
Skip Hayden, Integrated Energy Systems, CanmetENERGY

High Performance or Hype Performance?
Marc Rosenbaum, PE, South Mountain Company

Enclosure Commissioning: Air Barrier Right
Frederick McKnight, PE, Turner Building Science and Design, LLC

Infrared Thermography: A Remarkable Tool for All Buildings
Matt Schwoegler and John Snell, The Snell Group
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Getting a Mid-Size Solar Hot Water System to Operate Properly
Marc Rosenbaum, PE, South Mountain Company

Lighting and Daylighting a Net-Zero Energy Building
Jim Benya, PE, FIES, FIALD, LC, Benya Lighting Design

Why Energy Matters
Kohta Ueno, Building Science Corporation

A Look at the 2011 Vermont Building Energy Code Updates
Tim Guiterman, MS, LEED AP, Navigant Consulting
Lee Wood, Navigant Consulting
Stu Slote, MA, Navigant Consulting

Ground Source Heat Pumps: Systems & Applications
Gary Phetteplace, Ph.D., PE, GWA Research LLC

Residential and Commercial Biomass Options
Averill Cook and Charles Agnew III, Biomass Commodities

LEDs: Wading Through the Hype to Get Great Results
Naomi Miller, FIES, FIALD, LC, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Low-energy Design in the Northeast: How Low Can You Get?
Kohta Ueno, Building Science Corporation
Marc Rosenbaum, PE, South Mountain Company

Modeling and Marketing the Deep Energy Retrofit
Mike Duclos and Paul Eldrenkamp, Byggmeister Inc.

Air Sealing Mixed Use Buildings: Exterior Shell and Unit-to-unit Compartmentalization
Erica Brabon, Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

HVAC and Power Supply Systems for Micro-load Homes in a Cold Climate
Andy Shapiro, Energy Balance, Inc.
Bill Heigis, Bill Heigis, Builder

Efficient Home Lighting that Clients Really Like
Naomi Miller, FIES, FIALD, LC, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jim Benya, PE, FIES, FIALD, LC, Benya Lighting Design

Optimizing Energy Use, Environmental Footprint, Return on Investment, and Beauty
Patrick O’Shei, NYS Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

Energy Efficiency for an Historic Inn: Sound Business Practice Meets Innovation
Tom Davies, AIA, Amherst College

75% Energy Reduction in a Cold Climate Log Cabin
William Turner, MS, PE, Turner Building Science & Design, LLC
Kirk Turner, KT Design

Chiller Optimization Using Refrigerant Flow Meter: A Case Study
Greg Dodge, PE, and Peter Bailey, DEI Dodge Engineering & Controls, Inc.

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

Getting to Passive House in the Northeast
Peter Schneider, Efficiency Vermont;
J. B. Clancy, AIA, Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects, Inc.

Zero Onsite Fossil Fuels: The Davis Student Village at the College of the Atlantic
Thomas RC Hartman, AIA, Coldham & Hartman Architects

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