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2006 ACI HOME PERFORMANCE CONFERENCE MAY 22-26, 2006 - AUSTIN, TX Host Sponsor ACI affordablecomfort.org JOIN US AT THE 2006 ACI HOME PERFORMANCE CONFERENCE Join more than 1,000 attendees who will benefit from tried and true home performance principles in Austin, Texas, this May when ACI marks twenty years of progress at the ACI (Affordable Comfort, Inc.) 2006 ACI Home Performance Conference. Regional spotlight sessions include coping with hurricane devastation, cooling issues, and high performance in new green homes. Promoting residential building performance, energy efficiency, Outside of the core conference, choose from more than fifty half- and full-day sessions comfort, health, and safety in including hands-on, in-field, and diagnostic short courses. home retrofit, new construc- This and much more awaits you at ACI’s Twentieth Anniversary Conference hosted by tion, and renovation. Austin Energy. Keynote Speaker – Danny Parker Apply Now for an ACI Conference Scholarship Danny Parker is Principal Research Scientist at Established in 2004, the ACI Memorial Scholarship Fund is a tribute to the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC). He spe- the leaders in the building science field who have championed the “whole cializes in collecting and analyzing measured house” approach. ACI will contribute one dollar from each conference reg- data taken from residential and commercial istration to the fund. buildings. He then determines how efficiency and renewable sources can dramatically lower To apply, write an essay stating how you will advance home performance energy needs. through what you’ve learned at the conference and/or in your work. The applicant who shows the most promise as an advocate for house-as- Keynote Address a-system principles will receive up to $1,500 to cover the cost of registra- tion, travel, and lodging. Lighting One Corner of the World: Letters of application are due to ACI by February 24, 2006, and may be Pointing the Way with Energy Efficiency sent by mail or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The winner will We have reached a point where energy efficiency is increasingly becoming ever be announced on March 6, 2006. more important. Higher fuel prices, global warming, and the need for personal economy will catalyze the implementation of capabilities developed, and inspire You can contribute! us to reach a new understanding. Not only can we profoundly alter the energy You can make a tax deductible donation to the ACI Memorial Scholarship use in our lives and local economy, but we have the potential to educate and Fund in someone’s memory. Contact ACI for details. impact the community around us. Individually we make a difference; together we change the planet. 2006 SPONSORS 2006 EVENT SPONSORS PLATINUM SPONSORS GOLD SPONSOR Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems North American Technician Excellence, Inc. CertainTeed Corporation (NATE) CITIMortgage, Inc. PPL Electric Utility Home Energy Magazine Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) Honeywell Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation MaGrann Associates Zerodraft/Canam Building Envelope George E. Pataki, Governor 2006 PARTNERS SILVER SPONSORS Absolute Home Inspection Frontier Associates, LLC Advanced Energy G.S. Fultz & Associates American IAQ Services, LLC Hispanic Contractors Association of Austin AndersonSargent Custom Builder, LP IBACOS, Inc. Austin Habitat for Humanity Johns Manville Barley + Pfeiffer Architects Koeller & Company Bevilacqua-Knight, Inc. (BKi) Kouba-Cavallo Associates, Inc. Building Diagnostics M. Blasnik & Associates Building Performance & Comfort, Inc. McCullough Heating & Air Conditioning California Energy Commission National Center for Healthy Housing Canada Mortgage & Housing Corp. Ohio Department of Development CEDA - Weatherization P G & E Company, Energy Training Center - City of Waco - Code Enforcement (Inspection Stockton Services) Performance Systems Development, Inc. Cleveland Green Building Coalition Practically Free Energy Comfort Diagnostics + Solutions, Inc. R.J. Karg Associates/WxWare Diagnostics Conservation Connection Consulting State of North Dakota, Division of Community Contects LLC Consultants & Architects Service CVOEO Weatherization Tamarack Technologies, Inc. Delta-T, Inc. Texas ACCA Ebenezer Management Services, Inc. Texas ACCA - North Texas Chapter Ecotope, Inc. Texas HERO EnTherm, Inc. Texas Institute of Building Designers BENEFACTORS Environmental Depot Texas Veterans Land Board EPA - Indoor Air Quality The HouseMender, Inc. APPRISE Ground Level Solutions Home Builders Association E-Star Colorado US Department of Housing & Urban Development of Greater Austin (Region 6) Florida H.E.R.O., Inc. Wisconsin Division of Energy CELEBRATE TWENTY YEARS OF BUILDING SCIENCE PROGRESS 2nd Annual Building Performance Poster Sessions LOGISTICS INFORMATION Institute, Inc. (BPI) Awards Poster sessions provide an opportunity for Conference Location and Lodging Held in conjunction with the annual ACI participants to make a visual presentation of a program, concept, or research results. Poster Hilton Austin Home Performance Conference, the “BIPPYs” 500 East 4th Street are awarded to those in the building perform- sessions will be held during the Wednesday reception and Thursday afternoon outside the Austin, TX 78701 ance industry who have demonstrated excel- lence at an individual and business level. exhibit hall. Poster session presenters must Hotel Reservation Information be present to discuss content and answer Single and double rate is $140.00, plus This year, presentations will be made during questions. applicable tax (currently 15%) the welcome reception. For further information, call 800-344-4866, Reserve your room by calling 512-482-8000 For category descriptions, eligibility require- ext. 11. or online at www.Hilton.com. To get the group ments, or to submit a nomination, visit www.bpi.org or call 1-877-BPI-1BPI. rate, be sure to state you are attending the RESNET Recertification Test 2006 ACI Home Performance Conference. The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2006. Thursday, 7 PM The hotel rate expires April 17, 2006. The RESNET Recertification Test will be For driving directions, please contact the hotel. Rebuilding New Orleans offered at the 2006 ACI Home Performance Parking Conference. Raters will be responsible for pro- Parking at the Hilton Austin is $12.00 for ACI has established the Katrina Disaster viding their own laptops. For information on overnight self parking and $17.00 for valet Relief Fund to assist in the residential recon- costs and to register, please email parking. A parking garage is located across the struction of New Orleans. ACI will place one Bruce.Harley@csgrp.com. Space is limited. street costing approximately $7.00 per day. dollar from every 2006 ACI Home Performance Conference registration fee in (Subject to change without notice.) the fund. You can make an additional contri- BPI Certification Examinations Transportation bution of your own. Indicate your donation Available at ACI HPC 06 Discount Airfare: amount in the space provided on the registra- This year, BPI will offer certification examina- United Airlines is the official airline of ACI. If tion form. tions, both the written and field tests, at the you or your travel agent call United’s toll-free 2006 ACI Home Performance Conference. number (1-800-521-4041) to book your Welcome Reception Advanced registration is required. Please reservations, you will receive a 2% discount at Stubbs’s Bar-B-Q email email@example.com, or call 1-877-274-1274 off the lowest applicable discount fare, for more information. including First Class. An additional 5% dis- Tuesday, May 23, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM count will apply when tickets are purchased at Enjoy great Texas style BBQ and experience Field Trips / Activities least 30 days in advance of your travel date. live music at our conference kick-off reception. Robert Mueller Municipal Airport Redevelopment Discounts also apply on United Express. Call Round trip transportation will be provided Monday, May 22, 1-4 PM $25 / person United’s Specialized Meeting Reservations starting at 5:45 PM Center at 1-800-521-4041 to obtain the best Tour the former Robert Mueller Municipal Airport as it is redeveloped into over 4000 fares and schedule information. Make sure you Core Conference sustainable residential units and 5 million refer to the Meeting ID Number 529TF. Wednesday, May 24 – Friday, May 26 square feet of commercial space, including a Dedicated reservationists are on duty 7 days a Attend the two-and-a-half day core conference hospital and medical office complex. week from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM EST. featuring ninety-six workshops in twenty-one Shuttle Service: Distributed Generation & District Cooling tracks. There is a shuttle service between the hotel Installations Take advantage of the early registration and the airport. The hotel is approximately 20 Tuesday, May 23, 1-4 PM $25 / person discount price and be entered to win a minutes from the airport and cab fare is about Austin Energy puts a strong emphasis on pro- $20.00. portable DVD player or $100 gift certificate by viding energy services that meet customer registering before March 31, 2006! needs, offer value to the utility, and maintain the quality of life for the citizens of Austin. Tradeshow Two of these services are the Downtown Wednesday, May 24 – Thursday, May 25 District Cooling System and Dell Children’s Core Conference Registration of Visit this two-day tradeshow and see cutting Hospital. Discover the goals, progress, and $545.00 / $635.00 includes: edge products, diagnostic tools, services, and impacts of district cooling and distributed much more! generation. ✓ Keynote Address Beer & A Movie ✓ All Workshops Wednesday – Friday Optional Short Courses Thursday, May 25, 6-9 PM $10 /person (noon) Monday, May 22, Tuesday, May 23, and Friday, Looking to wind down after a long day of learn- May 26 ing? Visit the Alamo Drafthouse and enjoy a ✓ Tradeshow Wednesday and Thursday Additional in-field and classroom sessions are Mexican feast, a drink, and some laughs. And held before and after the core conference. don’t forget, the chance to view a few building ✓ Refreshments Wednesday – Friday These courses offer a half- or full-day of in- science “cult classics”! ✓ Lunch Wednesday and Thursday depth information on a single topic, featuring Tickets are limited. small class sizes. ✓ Evening Receptions Tuesday and Advance registration is required and seating Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems Wednesday is limited. Short course descriptions will be Friday, May 26, 1-4 PM $25/person available February 15 on the web at The Center for Maximum Potential Building ✓ Evening Sessions www.affordablecomfort.org. Systems is a non-profit sustainable planning, design, and appropriate technology firm. The Center is recognized for its anticipatory per- DON’T WAIT, REGISTER TODAY spective, and is a founding partner of the City of Austin’s Green Building Program. See how CMPBS uses life cycle design to foster ecolog- For more complete ical balance within a multi-scalar context and engages in interdisciplinary collaborations information, please visit us with a common vision of healthful environ- on the web: ments, economic prosperity, and social equity. www.affordablecomfort.org Monday Full Day Sessions MONDAY AND TUESDAY SHORT COURSE AGENDA 8 AM – 5 PM MONDAY FULL DAY (MFD) 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM TUESDAY FULL DAY (TFD) 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM MFD 01 Profit from Home Performance Mobile Homes: Audit, Installation, Inspection, & Diagnostic Techniques - Chris Dorsi, Profit from Home Performance - MFD 01 TFD 01 Cal Steiner (Registration includes the guidebook, "Your Mobile Home: Energy & Repair Guide for Manufactured If you are a mechanical contractor, remodel- Dick Kornbluth, Joe Kuonen Housing" by John Krigger) er, or other home improvement specialist, this is your opportunity to see how home The Garage Connection (Classroom / In- Symposium: National Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® - (Chandler von Schrader), performance contracting can take your busi- MFD 02 field) -Innes Hood, Dave Keefe, Steve TFD HP David Lee, Marsha Quinn ness to a new level of profitability and pro- Klossner, Paul Raymer, Keith Wiliams fessionalism. Find out how the home per- formance approach can position your com- Essentials in Healthy Housing - TFD 02 The House as a System: Building Science Primer - David Keefe MFD 03 Tom Nelter, Ellen Tohn pany as the expert in diagnosing and fixing a home’s comfort, health, and energy prob- Consumer Action: Connecting, Choosing, lems…with eager customers, bigger jobs, TUESDAY AM (TAM) 8:00 AM - NOON TUESDAY PM (TPM) 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM MFD 04 & Changing - Rana Belshe, and higher profit rates. Lydia Gill Polley Combustion Safety II (In-field) - Energy Program Design & Implementation: TAM 03 Combustion Safety I - Gary Fagilde, By the time you leave, you will have all the Rich Moore TPM 03N Gary Fagilde, Rich Moore information needed to decide if home per- 25 Years of Lessons Learned - (TAM 03 is a prerequisite) MFD 05 Ben Adams, Jackie Berger, Mark Dyen, formance contracting is your door to the Blair Hamilton, John Proctor Measuring Pressure & Airflow in Ducts future and how to take the next easy steps. Venting Gas Combustion Appliances - TAM 04 (Hands-on) - Bob Davis, Bruce Manclark, TPM 04 Designing & Building High Performance Tom Andrews Richard Kornbluth, EnTherm, Inc., Syracuse, NY Frank Spevak Joe Kuonen, Comfort Diagnostics + Solutions, MFD 06 Homes: 78,000 Houses Later - Inc., Sherwood, AR John Tooley Thermography for Building Professionals - Rainwater Harvesting (In-field) - TAM 05 TPM 05N Home Performance & The Real Estate John Snell Dick Peterson MFD 02 The Garage Connection: Solving CO, MFD 07 Inspector: Business Opportunities - IAQ, & Comfort Problems (Classroom / In- Frank Vigil field) (Advanced) TAM Indoor Air Quality Laboratory Tour - Pressure Balancing a House (In-field) - TPM 06N 06N Jeffrey Siegel Steve Klossner, Paul Raymer An attached garage can be the source of Agenda as of 1/10/06 carbon monoxide and other pollutants enter- ing a house. However, solving the CO prob- type of program or program issue. A panel Duct Design & Installation: Best Practices Rethinking Forced Air: Novel Approaches TAM 07 TPM 07 lem by exhausting air from the garage can for Current Approaches - Rob de Kieffer (Advanced) - Rob de Kieffer discussion on best practices will wrap up cause combustion appliances to backdraft. this full-day session. Rooms over garages often have comfort Ben Adams, MaGrann, Morristown, NJ Insulating Existing Homes: Best Practices Insulating Existing Homes: Best Practices TAM 08 TPM 08 problems. Here is your opportunity to use Jackie Berger, APPRISE, Princeton, NJ for Attics - Chris Clay, Anthony Cox for Walls - Rick Karg, Lil Weston diagnostic tools, discuss whole house solu- Mark Dyen, Conservation Services Group, tions, and improve your retrofit techniques Westborough, MA Applying ASHRAE 62.2 to Exisiting Homes as you address the garage connection. Field Blair Hamilton, Vermont Energy Investment TAM 09 (Advanced) - David Grimsrud, Rick Karg, TPM 09N Doing a Baseload Audit (In-field) - TBD Corporation, Burlington, VT Robert Parkhurst, Scott Pigg research reports will address the magnitude John Proctor, Proctor Engineering Group, San of the problem. Rafael, CA Solar Hot Water: New Ideas from the North Innes Hood, Sheltair Group, Vancouver, BC & the South - Tom Lane, Howdy Reichmuth, Water Distribution: Getting MFD 06 Designing & Building High TAM 10 Anne West, + TPM 10 David Keefe, Vermont Energy Investment Hotter Water Faster - Gary Klein (Registration includes the book, “Solar Hot Water Corporation, Fairfax, VT Performance Homes: 78,000 Houses Later Systems’ Lessons Learned 1977 to Today”) Steve Klossner, Advanced Certified Thermography, Lakeland Shores, MN What techniques and building systems con- sistently get good results? What are the TAM Multifamily Air Sealing (In-field) - Air Conditioner Sizing for Remodeling & Paul Raymer, Tamarack Technologies, Inc., West TPM 11 management processes that must be in 11N Steve Tratt, Tony Woods New Homes - John Proctor Wareham, MA Keith Williams, Building Services & Consultant, place to ensure high performance homes? Milwaukee, WI Find out how a comprehensive house-as-a- Forgiving & Resilient Wall Systems Windows: Sorting Through the Options - TAM 12 TPM 12 system approach can result in homes with (Advanced) - TBD Chris Mathis MFD 03 Essentials in Healthy Housing higher levels of comfort and energy efficien- Understand the connection between health cy while simultaneously achieving greater Verifying Performance of Mechanical and housing. Learn to take a holistic Mechanical Ventilation Installation resistance to indoor air quality and moisture TAM 13 TPM 13N Ventilation Systems (In-field) - Techniques - John Hockman approach in identifying and resolving prob- problems as well as natural disasters. John Hockman lems that threaten the health and well-being John Tooley, Advanced Energy, Raleigh, NC Getting to 50% Above Code: Tax Credits for of residents. Explore the seven principles of TAM Habitat High Performance Green Home TPM 14 New Homes - Ren Anderson, John Broniek, healthy housing: keeping homes dry, clean, MFD 07 Home Performance & the Real 14N Tour - Catherine Lee Doar Terry Lenhart, Jim Sargent pest free, contaminant-free, safe, well-ven- Estate Inspector: Business Opportunities tilated, and well-maintained. Go beyond Looking for ways to set yourself apart from How to Sell High Performance Homes - HERS Rating Demo (In-field) - mold, lead, pests, and radon in isolation to TAM 15 TPM 15N your competition? Utilize building science Brian Smith CT Loyd distinguish the root causes – and solutions. principles to effectively communicate with Tom Neltner, National Center for Healthy Housing, your clients. Discover the latest in home LEED for Homes: Lessons Learned - Starting a Home Performance Contracting Columbia, MD performance and diagnostics. Increase your TAM 16 TPM 16 Ann Edminster, Jay Hall Business - Greg Thomas, Mike Woodson Ellen Tohn, ERT Associates, Wayland MA client satisfaction by finding ways to link MFD 04 Consumer Action: Connecting, with building performance professionals in Moisture Fundamentals for Existing Houses Mold: Inevitable & Unacceptable - Choosing, & Changing your area. TAM 17 - Jeff Gordon TPM 17 Mac Pearce Returning this year in an expanded version, Frank Vigil, Vigil and Associates, Las Vegas, NV this session will examine proven education- TAM Getting the Most From Your Blower Door Getting the Most From Your Duct Blaster al models and recent scientific research rel- SPECIAL SESSIONS Home Performance 18N (In-field) - Rogge Miller, David Walker TPM 18N (In-field) - Bob Davis, Bruce Manclark evant to those involved in planning, manag- with ENERGY STAR® ing, or delivering occupant education. Gain Monday 6 PM – 8 PM Commissioning New Homes: Beyond Mortgage Opportunities: Financing Energy experience connecting theory and practice, TAM Energy Ratings (In-field) - TPM 19 Efficiency - Steve Baden, Bruce Everly, Introduction to Home Performance 19N information and learning, facts and feelings, Ken Fonorow Pat Goolsby, Daniel Lopez and memory and motivation to reinforce the with ENERGY STAR® benefits of “doing with” rather than “doing Explore results, lessons learned, and new Designing & Delivering Training That Sticks Energy Performance Contracting for Public TAM 20 TPM 20 to” our selected learners. directions planned for the coming year. If - Bill Wilson Housing - TBD Rana Belshe, Conservation Connection Consulting, you are interested in pursuing a comprehen- Fairchild, WI sive approach to improving the efficiency of TPM 12N is an in-field short course that is being What does TPM 12N mean? Lydia Gill Polley, Constructive Consulting, existing homes, join us for an introduction held on Tuesday afternoon. Oklahoma City, OK T = Tuesday to, and update on Home Performance with PM = Afternoon + = Additional presenters MFD 05 Energy Program Design & ENERGY STAR®. This session will prepare 12 = Course Number to be determined. Implementation: Twenty-five Years of Lessons you for Tuesday’s symposium. N = In-field () = Session Leaders Learned Dale Hoffmeyer, EPA / ENERGY STAR®, Washington, DC services. With five years of results, Home discuss strategies that advance the home We know much more than we did twenty- Patricia Plympton, DOE-NREL / ENERGY STAR®, Performance with ENERGY STAR® has performance industry and improve the effi- five years ago during the infancy of residen- Washington, DC become an important program delivered by ciency of existing homes. tial energy programs. Whether you are states, utilities, and nonprofit organizations. Chandler von Schrader (Facilitator), involved in designing and implementing a Tuesday 8 AM – 5 PM This symposium will draw on lessons ENERGY STAR® - Home Improvement Program, new program or overhauling an existing one, learned to encourage discussions about pro- Washington, DC this session is for you. Explore design ele- National Home Performance with ENERGY gram implementation issues including stan- David Lee, EPA / ENERGY STAR®, ments, management, implementation, eval- STAR® Symposium dards, training, quality assurance, market- Washington, DC uation, and quality control in the first part Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Marsha Quinn, DOE / ENERGY STAR®, ing, and financing. Whether you are or are Washington, DC of the session. In the second part, partici- links ENERGY STAR® to comprehensive, planning to implement a home performance pate in a small group focusing on a specific building science-based home improvement program, don’t miss this opportunity to ACI 2006 CORE CONFERENCE SESSIONS MAY 24, 2006 – WEDNESDAY Track SESSION 1 SESSION 2 SESSION 3 Track 10:00 – 11:40 1:30 – 3:10 3:45 – 5:25 Top 10 Energy & Water Priorities for Energy Opportunities Fundamentals Making Energy Decisions Saving Measures Energy Efficiency in a Home Suzanne Harmelink Rick Karg for Multifamily Buildings (FUND) (TOP) Jim Fitzgerald Duncan Hill After the Flood High Performance Factory Built Residential Sustainable Redevelopment Housing Solutions Built to Last Alice Finley Flood Cleanup of Post-Hurricane New Orleans (LAST) Howard Broughton (WET) Marty McKellips Charles Reith Subrato Chandra Design & Retrofit for Fireplaces Ducts & Heating Duct & Register Triage Insulated Quieter HVAC Systems & Space Heaters Joe Kuonen Joe Kuonen & Tight (DUCT) (Advanced) Bruce Manclark Skip Hayden Rich Moore (TITE) Rob de Kieffer, David Hill It’s Not the Heat, It’s Not the Heat, Hot & Bothered Reducing Heat Gain Through Hot & Bothered It’s the Humidity 1 - It’s the Humidity 2 - Joe Kuonen Attics & Roofs Joe Kuonen (COOL) Building Solutions Mechanical Solutions Bill Miller, Danny Parker (COOL) Joe Kuonen, Bernie Mittelstaedt Geoffrey Hartman, Michael Hayes Mechanical Reducing Particulate Matter Exhaust Only Ventilation in Homes Ventilation on Trial Diagnostics Ventilation for Hot Climates (DIAG) Don Fugler Rana Belshe, Don Fugler, (VENT) Jeffrey Siegel John Hockman, Mac Pearce Doug Garrett Codes & When Building Science Codes Using Certification & Accreditation Build It Right Certification & Codes Conflict That Support You to Build Your Business Marcus Bianchi Rob de Kieffer Steve Baden, Pat Murphy, (CODE) Mark Fortney, John Tooley (RITE) Henry Gifford Bill Parlapiano, Brendan Reid Water & Energy Connection The Water Energy Aggressive Water The Well-Plumbed Connection Conservation Programs Home Solutions Mary McLeod Bill Hoffman David Bracciano, Bill Hoffman Gary Klein, Jim Lutz, Peter Pfeiffer, (SOLV) (H2O) John Koeller Eddie Wilcut Howdy Reichmuth Healthy Houses Dampness & Health: Health Effects of Remodeling for Asthmatics: Healthy Houses Tom Neltner, Eric Werling What’s the Connection? IAQ Pollutants Two-Way Education Tom Neltner, Eric Werling John Ouellette (HEAL) TBD Ellen Tohn (HEAL) James Sublett New Home Panel: (2 Parts) Utility Partnerships Achieving Green Initiatives National Energy, IAQ, and Green Programs: An Overview for Better New Homes in New Homes Mary McLeod, Kristin Shewfelt Dave Bell, Ann Edminster, Randy Erwin, Jay Hall, Steve Klossner, John Loyer, Celeste Becia, Kim Hooper, Mary McLeod, Kristin Shewfelt (INIT) Sam Rashkin, Bill Rectanus, + Richard Morgan (GRN) Business of Home Performance Starting a Home Performance HVAC Contracting: Low / No Cost Business of Home Performance Dale Hoffmeyer, Mike Rogers Contracting Business The Whole House Approach Marketing Dale Hoffmeyer, Mike Rogers Robert Mitchell Dan de Pontbriand Richard Willingham (BUS) (BUS) Greg Thomas, Mike Woodson Larry Taylor + Emerging Consulting, Certification, & Energy Policy Act: Show Me Program Elements Opportunities Rating in Existing Homes Energy Tax Credit The Ways & Means That Perform Charles Segerstrom Bruce Everly Ren Anderson Duane Larson Jackie Berger, Elizabeth Chant (OPP) Keith Williams, + Steve Baden + (PROG) Affordable Can Low-Income Owners Housing Issues in Responses to Electric Efficiency Housing & Energy Afford Their Homes? Tribal Areas Rising Energy Prices Jackie Berger Elizabeth Chant Jim LaRue Roger Fragua TBD (ELEC) (AFF) Bill Wilson Larry Kinney NEW CORE CONTENT FOR ACI 06 (highlighted with gray background) EVENING SESSION FRIDAY AFTERNOON SHORT COURSES Thursday Night Advanced Technical Session Wednesday Night 7 PM – 9 PM FRIDAY PM (FPM) 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM 7 PM – 9 PM Forum on National Standards Condensation Profile Analysis & Mold Palm Harbor Homes: Manufacturing Facility Tour - FPM 01N Keith Alexander • What projects are under development? For sixty years, the “condensation paradigm” has governed the • Can one set of standards work nationally design and construction of building envelope assemblies. Then along came mold, and this analytic tool proved to be practically use- FPM 02 Crawlspaces: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly - Jeff Tooley and regionally? • Would you like to have an opportunity to less. How do we make the transition away from “condensation analy- give your input? sis” toward an analysis that is a better predictor and guide? The FPM 03N Combustion Safety: Worst Case Depressurization (In-field) - TBD Steve Baden, RESNET, Oceanside, CA major steps in this transition are the issues of bound water and Chris Fennell, IBTS, Herndon, VA ASHRAE Standard 160P, “Design Criteria for Moisture Control in Overcoming the Language Barrier with Crews & Subcontractors - Bob Knight, Bevilacqua-Knight, Inc. (BKi), Buildings.” This standard is not completed yet, nor is it approved, FPM 04 Chris Dorsi, + Hayward, CA but the techniques it embodies have already been put to use in Bill Parlapiano, Building Performance Institute, changes to building codes. Controlling Bugs, Bats, & Rats: Healthy & Durable Homes - Malta, NY FPM 05 Terry Brennan, Stephen Frantz Gregory Thomas, Performance Systems Bonus topic: How to talk about moisture with architects, builders, Development, Inc., Ithaca, NY and code officials. FPM 06 Sell Solutions, Don’t Buy Problems - John Tooley Bill Rose, Building Research Council, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL CEUs (Continuing Education Units) ACI 2006 CORE CONFERENCE SESSIONS MAY 25, 2006 – THURSDAY MAY 26, 2006 – FRIDAY SESSION 4 SESSION 5 SESSION 6 SESSION 7 SESSION 8 8:30 – 10:10 10:40 – 12:20 3:30 – 5:10 8:30 – 10:10 10:40 – 12:20 Combustion Defining House Heat Loss / Safety Air & Pressure IAQ & Moisture as a System Heat Gain David Keefe Marcus Bianchi Anthony Cox Boundaries Terry Brennan Rich Moore Robert Parkhurst Assessing Exterior Finishes Vapor Barriers / Crawlspace Research Windows Doing Slabs Right Update for Durability Air Barriers Joe Lstiburek That Work Charley Casey Brad Oberg Duncan Prahl TBD Cyrus Dastur Sealing Ducts: Assessing Insulation Benefits & Costs Building Science: Finding & Sealing What Matters? Performance in of Airsealing in Confounding Interactions Key Junctures Lil Weston, Keith Williams What Works? Attics & Open Cavities Multifamily Buildings (Advanced) Bob Davis, Bruce Manclark, + Joe Arrigo, Bruce Harley Tony Woods, + Michael Blasnik Evaporative Coolers: Room AC & CAC SEER 13 & Beyond AC Sizing Demystified: Central AC Installation Affordable Comfort in the West Triage: Quick & (Advanced) Climate Specifics Best Practices Jeff Ackermann, David Carroll, TBD Dirty Diagnostics Bruce Manclark Tom Downey Larry Kinney Bob Davis, Chris Dorsi Using & Interpreting Getting the Most Changes to House Depressurization Practical One Person Infrared Out Of Your Is it Wet or Dry? Limits (Advanced) Pressure Diagnostics Charlie Gohman Blower Door Jeffrey May Jim Fitzgerald Anthony Cox John Snell David Keefe Don Fugler Collin Olson Sprayed-In & Blown-in HVAC Options: New Construction: Conditioned Reducing Cooling Loads Open Cavity Wall Insulation Apts & High Performance Homes Building It Right Attics Danny Parker Peter Pfieffer Bohdan Boyko, Michael Fay (Advanced) Jim Sargent Joe Lstiburek Tom Harris Henry Gifford, Jeff Tiller Black, Brown, Green, & White: Fixing Solving Sound Advice Fixing Identifying & Resolving Stains Wet Basements Pressure Problems for Quiet Homes Existing Crawlspaces Terry Brennan Steve Klossner Jeffrey May JR Babineau Jeff Tooley Don Fugler Paul Raymer Does 62.2 Ensure Good IAQ? Resolving Reducing Moisture & Low Level CO: Lead: Low Levels, Measurement, (Advanced) Mystery Odors Radon: Sub-slab Health not Death & New EPA Rules David Grimsrud, Terry Brennan, Jim Fitzgerald Tom Neltner Depressurization David Penney Don Fugler, Courtney Moriarta Jeffrey May Brad Turk, Dick Kornbluth Bill Spohn How Do I Start Sophisticated Green: Lessons from Toward Affordable Business Models for Going Green? Battle-Scarred Practitioners Zero Energy: Home Providers New Home Services Chip Henderson (Advanced) Half Way There Go Green Kathy Howard, Paul Kriescher, Rich MacMath Peter Pfeiffer, Matt Oliver Betsy Pettit Dana Bourland, Catherine Lee Doar Kelly Parker Streamlining the Making Sure Selling Whole House Services Safe or Sorry: Financing Diagnostic Process of Your Job Quality (Role Play) Reducing Legal Risks Home Performance Darin Hughes Dick Kornbluth Alice Finley, Joe Kuonen, Mark Dyen Mike Lancaster, Bruce Matulich, Larry Taylor Mike Rogers Jerold Sit, Mike Woodson Greg Tarone Rob McCorkle Non-Energy Benefits Cross-Cultural Customer Service Actual Versus Predicted Savings Continuous Program Improvement Jennifer Thorne Amann Communications Michael Blasnik from Start to Finish Michael Blasnik Jackie Berger Debbie Haycock TBD Maria Frederick Lisa Skumatz Carol Hill Priorities for Peak Power Know Where Your Electric Baseload Low Income Baseload Programs: Baseloads Lighten Up: Issues, Prescriptions Dollar Goes Design & Implementation that Surprise You Options, & Solutions John Proctor Michael Blasnik Danny Parker Rana Belshe Tamasin Sterner Charles Segerstrom Kyle Haddock, Tamasin Sterner Charles Segerstrom Larry Kinney + Presenter to be confirmed ( ) Session Leader TBD To be determined Sessions as of 1/10/2006. Subject to change. Schedule for Meals, Tradeshow, & More WAYS TO SAVE: Early Registration: Register online: ACI is pleased to offer special discount- Register for the core conference before www.affordablecomfort.org Wednesday, May 24 March 31, 2006 and be entered to win Receive a $10.00 discount when you ed pricing. Discounts may not be com- 7:00 - 8:30 am bined. an Axion 8” LCD TV monitor with slot-in register online. Coffee & Pastries in Tradeshow Hall DVD player ($500.00 estimated value) Register by fax: 8:30 - 9:40 am Special Combo Packages: or a $100.00 gift card. 724-627-5226 Opening Plenary / Keynote Address Standard Package registration of See registration form for individual early 11:40 - 1:15 pm $705.00/$745.00 includes: Register by mail: registration discounted rates. Affordable Comfort, Inc. Lunch & Tradeshow - Core Conference (listed above) 5:30 - 7:30 pm Multiple Registrations: 32 Church Street, Suite 204 Tradeshow, Exhibitor Reception, & - Three Short Courses* People from the same organization may Waynesburg, PA 15370 Poster Sessions Premium Package registration of qualify for a group discount. Call ACI at Register at the door 7:00 - 10:00 pm $830.00/$890.00 includes: 800-344-4866 ext. 10 for inquires on Participant-Initiated Sessions / group rates. For registration assistance, - Core Conference (listed above) please call 800-344-4866 or Evening Sessions - Five Short Courses* Scholarships: 724-627-5200 ext. 10. Thursday, May 25 “Working Scholarships” are available. *NOTE: A full day session counts as two Cancellation policy: 7:00 - 8:30 am Scholarship recipients work during the Coffee & Pastries in Tradeshow Hall short course selections. conference week in exchange for a There is a non-refundable cancellation 12:30 - 3:15 pm Short Course registration costs: reduced registration fee of $175.00. fee of $200.00 for each registration Lunch, Tradeshow, & Poster Sessions Register for short courses together or For more information, call 800-344- cancelled. Refund requests must be 5:30 - 10:00 pm separately. 4866 ext. 11. made in writing and received at ACI by Participant-Initiated Sessions & - Half-day $85.00 Evening Sessions Students: April 21, 2006. No refunds will be - Full-day $170.00 Students with current school identifica- granted after that date. Friday, May 26 tion can receive a core conference regis- 7:00 - 8:30 am Coffee tration fee of $250.00. REGISTER TODAY! Fax this completed form or register online 2006 ACI Home Performance Conference Registration Form Last name First name Company Title Address City State Zip/Postal Code Telephone Fax E-mail Emergency contact name Telephone TYPE OF REGISTRATION: Pictures will be taken for marketing purposes. (Registration and payment on or before March 31, 2006 qualifies for discount price.) Discount Price Full Price Core Conference only (Wednesday 8:00 AM - Friday noon) $ 545 _____ $ 635 _____ One day Core Registration (Day attending: ❏ WED ❏ THU) $ 250 _____ $ 250 _____ Exhibitor registration fee (includes core conference for two representatives) (please also submit exhibitor application, separate form) $1200 _____ $1500 _____ Additional exhibit representative, each (max. two) $ 300 _____ SPECIAL COMBO PACKAGES: (Note: One full-day Short Course is equivalent to two half-day Short Courses in package prices.) Standard Package (Core Conference + three half-day Short Courses) $ 705 _____ $ 745 _____ DEMOS Premium Package (Core Conference + five half-day Short Courses) $ 830 _____ $ 890 _____ Please indicate package short course selections here: ❏ MFD______ ❏ TFD______ ❏ TAM______ ❏ TPM______ ❏ FPM______ SHORT COURSES (Select by code) Full-day Short Courses, select by code ❏ MFD______ ❏ TFD______ $ 170 _____ Half-day Short Courses, select by code ❏ TAM______ ❏ TPM______ ❏ FPM______ $ 85 _____ SPECIAL SESSIONS Home Performance w/ENERGY STAR® ❏ MON EVE / TFD HP______ $ 125 _____ FIELD TRIPS / ACTIVITIES SELECTIONS: (see inside for details) (Price is per person) TRADESHOW Robert Mueller Municipal Airport Monday, May 22 1-4 PM ❏ MON RMMA $ 25 _____ Distributed Generation & Cooling Tuesday, May 23 1-4 PM ❏ TUE DGC $ 25 _____ Beer & Movie (Space limited) Thursday, May 25 6-9 PM ❏ THU BEER $ 10 _____ Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems Friday, May 26 1-4 PM ❏ FRI CMPB $ 25 _____ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND CONTRIBUTION $ ________ KATRINA DISASTER RELIEF FUND $ ________ YOUR TOTAL FEES: (All payments in US dollars) $ _________ $ ________ IN-FIELD SESSIONS PAYMENT: Payment or Purchase Order due with registration Check payable to: Affordable Comfort, Inc. Purchase Order Number ❏ Visa ❏ Master Card ❏ American Express ❏ Discover Card # Exp Date Name on Card Cardholder Signature Comments/Special Meals: Please let us know if you require any special Pre-Registration is Encouraged. meals (i.e. vegetarian, vegan, etc.) Register online at: www.affordablecomfort.org Receive $10 discount by registering online Fax to: 724-627-5226 Americans with Disability Act: Please let us know what reasonable accom- Mail to: ACI (Affordable Comfort, Inc.) modations you will need to facilitate your participation (i.e. special access, 32 Church Street, Suite 204 ADVANCING HOME PERFORMANCE assistance, etc.) Waynesburg PA 15370 Or register at the door. Cancellation policy: There is a non-refundable cancellation fee of $200 for each registration cancelled. Requests for refunds must be made in writing and Registration fees (prices are in U.S. dollars) For registration assistance, please call 800-344-4866, ext 10. received at ACI by April 21, 2006. No refunds will be granted after that date. You will receive a confirmation by email, mail, or fax from ACI. DON’T WAIT, REGISTER TODAY! 2006 ACI HOME PERFORMANCE CONFERENCE MAY 22-26, 2006 - AUSTIN, TX www.affordablecomfort.org Join Affordable Comfort for our annual conference, as we mark 20 years of progress in home performance. • More than 175 presenters from across the United States and Canada – learn from the experts • New content in 56 of our 96 core conference sessions • Three ways to save – Register for the core conference early, and save $90.00, register on-line, and save $10.00 - a total possible savings of $100. Want to attend the core conference and short courses too? Save up to $170 when you enroll with your choice of two special pricing packages. See our registration form inside for details. Photo: CO Meter Printed on recycled paper Affordable Comfort, Inc. 32 Church Street Suite 204 Waynesburg, PA 15370 ACI. Advancing Home Performance.
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