This session is for new and emerging programs with a broad introduction to HPwES and its value as an existing energy efficiency program. Participants will learn what is needed and how to start a HPwES program. Potential program sponsors (utilities and state governments) will have opportunity to meet the National HPwES Team and successful leaders of other programs and ask any HPwES program start up questions. This session is not intended for veteran HPwES program participants.
|8:00 – 8:30:
||Registration ($75 includes lunch)
||This event is part of the 2008 ACI Home Performance Conference. You can register for this event online at www.affordablecomfort.org
|8:30 – 9:15:
||Welcome to the HPwES Symposium.
Facilitators: Chandler von Schrader – EPA; Ed Pollock – DOE.
Keynote Speaker: Rick Gerardi – Lockheed Martin
|9:15 – 10:15
||HPwES Program Guidelines Review: Recommended vs Required Elements
||This session will include a review of new program guidance and future changes. This guidance will provide structure for our HPwES programs nationwide.
|10:15 – 10:30
|10:30 – 12:00
||Savings at the Kitchen Table: Good Enough for Homeowners and Program Needs?
Facilitator: Marc Milin – ICF
Speakers: Keith Williams – Building Services & Consultant LLC
Dave Abrey – GreenHomes America LLC
||Key industry stakeholders will discuss the development and deployment of simplified energy savings calculations that work for homeowners, contractors, and program administrators.
|12:00 – 1:00
||Lunch – provided with registration
|1:00 – 2:00
||QA Oversight and the Roles of BPI and RESNET
Facilitator: Patricia Plympton – Navigant Consulting
Speakers: Larry Zarker – BPI and Steve Baden – RESNET
|2:00 – 3:00
||Bringing HPwES to Low Rise Multifamily
Facilitator: Ted Leopkey – EPA
Speakers: Mark Dyen – Conservation Services Group
Tony Woods – Zerodraft/Canam Building Envelope Specialists, Inc.
Tim Kisner – Austin Energy
|3:00 – 3:15
|3:15 – 4:15
||Marketing Home Performance to Consumers: A Review of Recent Efforts
Jonathan Passe – EPA
Lani Macrae – DOE
|4:15 – 4:30
David Lee – EPA