Presentation Materials

High Performance Housing

Living Net-Zero in an Advance Steel-Framed, Low-Toxin, Super-Insulated, High-Performance Home
Lawrence Ponziano, Zehnder America
A Path to Green(er) Building
Rachel Wagner, through design
If I Had a Hammer, I Would Build a Zero Energy Home!
Patrick Huelman, University of Minnesota
From Control Layers to High-Performance Enclosures
Patrick Huelman, University of Minnesota

Here Comes the Sun

Introduction to Solar: Technology, Resources and Policies
Mark Weber, Minnesota Renewable Energy Society
National Electrical Code and Minnesota Policy Changes for 2020
Christopher LaForge, Great Northern Solar
Energy Storage Basics: Options, Equipment, and Requirements
Christopher LaForge, Great Northern Solar
Electric Cars are Coming! What Should Real Estate Owners and Building Industry Professionals Know About Charging?
Jukka Kukkonen, PlugInConnect

Pump it Up

Air to Water Heat Pump Systems
Dennis Schramel, Electro Industries
Are You Pumped Up? Achieving Widespread Quality Installations of Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pumps - Part 1
Are You Pumped Up? Achieving Widespread Quality Installations of Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pumps - Part 2
Are You Pumped Up? Achieving Widespread Quality Installations of Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pumps - Part 3
Are You Pumped Up? Achieving Widespread Quality Installations of Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pumps - Part 4
Alexis Troschinetz and Joel Haskard, Clean Energy Resource Teams
Phil Anderson, Alex Haynor, and Isaac Smith, Center for Energy and Environment

Something in the Air

Whole-House Ventilation Systems: Providing Healthy, Comfortable and Energy Efficient Indoor Solutions
Lawrence Ponziano, Zehnder America
Critical Layers in High-R Wall Assemblies
Elden Lindamood, Wagner Zaun Architecture
Commercial New Construction: Lessons to Help You Make the Tough Decisions When Under Pressure
Mark Francis and Bruce Stahlberg, Franklin Energy
Multifamily Air Leakage: Test Methods and Results
Multifamily Air Leakage: Test Methods and Results
Paul Morin, The Energy Conservatory
Jake Selstad, Center for Energy and Environment

Nuts and Bolts

Beneficial Electrification: Advancing Technologies, Efficiency and Comfort for the Future with ASHP
Greg Nahn, Slipstream
Building Science Fundamentals
Peter Yost, Building-Wright
Wingnut Testing: How PSA Tapes, Liquid Sealants, Basement Waterproofing Systems, and Roof Venting Really Work
Peter Yost, Building-Wright
Building Science Puzzles: Gaming to Better Your Building Science
Peter Yost, Building-Wright
Comparing Spray Foam, AeroBarrier and Other Air Sealing Applications in New and Existing Buildings
Peter Yost, Building-Wright

Potluck

High-Performance Glazing
Al Dueck, DUXTON Windows & Doors
Renewable Energy Beyond Subsidies: How Incentives Have Grown the Industry that is Reshaping Our Energy Systems
Christopher LaForge, Great Northern Solar
Dehumidification in Minnesota’s Single Family Homes
Josh Quinnell, Center for Energy and Environment
Basics to Preparation and Installation for Scenic Doors
Erick Filby and Eric Klein, Marvin Windows and Doors
Leverage the Marketability of High-Performance Homes: Capitalize on Consumer Demand for Healthy Air while Meeting Building Codes and Energy Goals
Joseph Hillenmeyer and Brandon Glancy, Aprilaire