2018 HPC National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show
The Building Performance Association presented the 2018 HPC National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show, April 23-26, 2018.
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
This year we had 1400 attendees. There were over 60 exhibitors and 30 sponsors. We offered 18 tracks, 135 sessions and workshops with 200 skilled expert presenters who work within the home performance and energy efficiency industry.
Together as a community, we:
• tested and learned about products
• attended tracks and session on a myriad of topics
• toured Philly with ECA & MaGrann
• 'happy houred' with Women In Building Performance & NEST
• networked at the trade show
• heard from Cynthia Adams, this year’s Leadership Award winner
• were inspired by Mike Rogers to include women and diversity in our workplaces
• made purchasing decisions with exhibitors
• joined Efficiency First
• drank copious amounts of coffee
• participated in workshops
• raffled for a TEC DG-1000
• cheered on the Phillies
• boogied with the conference band
• got a free head shot with Faces of EE
• made tons of friends
• traveled to DC for contractor lobby day
• received a total of 22 possible CEUs from BPI, NARI, ASHI, InterNACHI, Nate
• explored the awesome city of Philadelphia
• became a more confident, successful leader in the home performance industry
• & so much more!
Check out this conference agenda!
This conference offers over 125 sessions/workshops, of which you can potentially earn 21.5 CEUs! HPC is a continuing education service provider, and many sessions offer credits for advancing attendees’ professional careers through educational opportunities from allied organizations.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do you have free Wi-Fi? Yes! This year, Wi-Fi is sponsored by Home Energy Pros Forum. Network: Marriott_CONFERENCE Password: HPC2018
Is there a welcome event on Monday night?
Yes! The Women in Building Performance Initiative is hosting the First Night Happy Hour on Monday from 5-6pm on the 5th floor’s foyer. Join us for great networking and a chance to win free drinks.
Will I receive a Building Performance Association certificate of completion for attending this conference?
You will receive a certificate of completion if you attend a minimum of eight sessions and/or half day workshops. Please ensure that your badge is scanned at the end of each session to verify your attendance. Certificates will be emailed to you after the conference.
How will I receive CEU credits for attending this conference?
When registering online, you were prompted to indicate if you want to receive CEUs and select from the list of approved CEU organizations. Some of the CEUs require your membership identification number.
The bar code on your name badge, provided by HPC onsite, will be scanned at the end of each session you attend. You must attend a full session/workshop and have your name badge scanned at the end to receive credit. Post conference, your attendance information will be submitted to the appropriate CEU accrediting bodies. BPI CEUs generally take 2-3 weeks to appear in your portal.
Please check at the registration desk to confirm if you have signed up to receive CEUs and have provided your membership number. Credits are equal to the length of the session (i.e, a 90 minute session = 1.5 credits).
Can I attend the exhibitor trade show?
Yes, trade show access is included in the registration fee.
Are meals included during the conference?
As part of your registration, you will be provided breakfast on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, as well as lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday.
You are also invited to attend the Trade Show Receptions on Tuesday & Wednesday, 5pm - 6:30pm, where you will have the chance to personally connect with industry leaders and your peers from across the country alongside heavy appetizers and a cash bar.
Can I share a conference badge with someone else and rotate our attendance?
No. Each attendee must purchase an individual conference registration. One day passes are available in addition to the full conference registration if you cannot attend all days.
Can I transfer a registration to another person if I am no longer able to attend?
Yes, there is no fee to transfer a registration. You can return to the online registration form and select the option to “Update an Existing Registration” or you may contact HPC.