Northeast Regional Home Performance Conference & Trade Show
Where the industry gathers, learns, and grows!
February 11-12, 2020 | Saratoga Springs, NY
Discover the latest in building science and technical information; strategies for improving your organization’s operations; the latest updates on certifications; key updates on policy and new technologies to stay ahead of the curve! The Northeast Home Performance Conference is your chance to earn CEUs, retain your credentials, learn from industry experts, and connect with peers.
Who Should Attend?
- Weatherization professionals, home performance contracting businesses, program administrators, and others working in the residential energy efficiency industry.
- Product manufacturers and distributors, smart technology companies, educational institutions, utilities, nonprofits, government agencies, industry media, trade associations, energy consultants, and more are invited to attend, sponsor, and exhibit at the Trade Show.
New York Contractor & Industry Allies Pre-Conference Workshop
Sponsored by Building Performance Association & E4TheFuture
Join us for a special workshop the day before the conference begins that will allow contractors and industry leaders an informal environment for discussion and interaction with industry allies such as NYSERDA, BPA, E4TheFuture, and BPI. Registration for this workshop ends on February 4, 2020, at 12 PM EST. Attendees of the workshop will be eligible for 4 BPI CEUs. For more information and to register for this free workshop, click here.
New in 2020! We are excited to present a diverse group of sessions that focus on strategies and technical information unique to multifamily buildings in the northeast market. View the multifamily track and sessions here.
Sponsor or Exhibit
Click on the Exhibit tab below to register to exhibit. Contact Chris Docchio at (412) 424-0046 or email@example.com for Sponsorship opportunities.
Click on the tabs below to learn more.
Non-Member Regular Full Conference: $375 (Ends January 9, 2020)
Member Regular Full Conference: $325 (Ends January 9, 2020)
Non-Member Late Full Conference: $475 (Begins January 10, 2020)
Member Late Full Conference: $425 (Begins January 10, 2020)
Regular One-Day Pass: $200 (Ends January 9, 2020)
Late One-Day Pass: $250 (Begins January 10, 2020)
Student Rate Full Conference: $225
Student Rate One-Day Pass: $125
BPA members receive $50 off the price of full conference registration. Members received their discount code via email. If you do not have your code, please contact Kim Dresser at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain your code. Not a member but want to join to get the discount? Be sure to join as a member when you register for the conference! Additional member benefits can be found here.
Whether you are a novice just beginning your career or a veteran who wants to learn the latest trends, all levels of experience in all facets of our industry are encouraged to apply for a scholarship. Each scholarship awarded includes a full conference registration and a $250 travel reimbursement for the Northeast Regional Home Performance Conference.
The primary criteria for the scholarship awards are:
- Diversity in regards to race, gender, and age
- Financial need
- Whether the applicant has attended association events in the past
In addition, special consideration will be given to staff from small contracting companies that Mike was so dedicated to helping succeed. These businesses should have annual sales equal to or less than $5 million.
No refunds will be given as of January 10, 2020. Requests for refunds that received in writing through 11:59 p.m. on January 9, 2020 will be granted minus a $75 cancellation fee for attendees and a $625 cancellation fee for exhibitor tables. For anyone registered by invoice, Building Performance Association must receive payment by January 24, 2020.
Acceptable forms of payment are Mastercard, Visa, Amex, and Discover. Check payments need prior approval and an access code before your registration can be completed. Please contact Customer Service at email@example.com or (412)424-0040.
Northeast Regional Home Performance Conference Agenda
We are pleased to announce the release of the conference agenda. Check back for updates to presenters, speakers and more!
General Session Speaker - Janet Joseph, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Marketing Development, NYSERDA
Janet Joseph is the Senior Vice President for Strategy and Market Development at the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).She leads NYSERDA’s work in building decarbonization, advancing programs and policies to deliver a carbon-neutral building stock. Ms. Joseph has more than 28 years of experience in clean energy. She has held technical, policy and leadership positions at NYSERDA, where she has spearheaded initiatives to develop solar and renewable power, build a cleantech startup industry, launch energy storage collaboratives, and identify greenhouse gas reduction strategies that provide benefits for New Yorkers. Prior to joining NYSERDA, Janet was a research scientist at Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory and a consultant for Booz-Allen and Hamilton in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Joseph serves on the Boards of the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, Urban Green, New York State Center for Future Energy Systems, and the Urban Futures Lab. Janet received the 2015 Public Service Excellence Award from the State Academy for Public Administration, and was voted as one of the top ten Clean Tech leaders in New York. She has a Master’s degree in Environmental Chemistry from the University of Maryland.
Ms. Joseph's General Session presentation is titled, "New York's Clean Energy Future."
General Session Speaker - Courtney Moriarta, Director, Single Family Residential, NYSERDA
Courtney Moriarta has 25 years’ experience in residential energy efficiency and sustainability, applied buildings performance practitioners, designed programs, and successfully led initiatives throughout the Northeast to promote rational public policy, effective program design, and enable home performance business opportunities. Her recent work includes providing technical support and thought leadership for the state of Massachusetts and to the U.S. Department of Energy promoting scalable solutions for realizing greater energy efficiency in home improvement markets regionally and nationally.
Ms. Moriarta will speak about "Next Generation Home Performance: Clearing the Way for Our Clean Energy Future" at the General Session.
New in 2020! We are excited to present a diverse group of sessions that focus on strategies and technical information unique to multifamily buildings in the northeast market.
The multifamily track sessions include:
- High Performance Buildings: How to Get to Passive, Net Zero, Low Carbon Multifamily Buildings
- What Does Ongoing Operations Support Mean?
- Lessons from 100 CHP Systems in Multifamily Building
Other sessions that feature multifamily content:
- Multifamily Blower Door Testing
- NYSERDA Multifamily New Construction Programs & the New ENERGY STAR MFNC Program
- A Flare for Performance: Best Practices for Heat Pump Refrigerant Leak Reduction and Prevention, Commissioning & Testing Ductless Systems
- Electrification - All Electric Technologies to Support a Low Carbon Future
- 2020 Ventilation Extravaganza
- The Future of Clean Heating and Cooling Programs in New York State
Present at the Conference
The deadline to submit your proposal to present proposals for this conference has passed.
Presenters will be notified in December 2019. Please direct any questions to Bethany Sowinski at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (412) 424-0026.
Exhibit at the Conference
Building Performance Association delivers your target market directly to you at the industry's leading educational conference and trade show with weatherization professionals, home performance contracting businesses, program administrators, and others working in the residential energy efficiency industry. At our conferences, attendees are ready to learn, ask questions, and make purchasing decisions.
Exhibitor Information & Benefits
The Standard Exhibit Booth Includes:
- Company name and website link on the conference website
- Promotional language provided to promote your participation in the event
- Two exhibitor representative registrations and best price of $325 for subsequent registrations
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Reception hosted in the Exhibit Hall
- Full conference access for registered staff, including access to all sessions and meals
- Six-foot skirted table with seating for two representatives and a trash receptacle
- Identification sign for your booth with the company name and booth number
- Dedicated trade show manager to assist with all of your account needs
- Dedicated customer service manager to assist with all of your registration needs
6-foot table in 8-foot space - $1,300 Non-member // $1,200 Member
To order services such as electric or Internet, contact:
DOMENIC D’ANDREA OR RICH RICHBART
Sponsor the Conference
The Northeast Regional Conference & Trade Show brings together contractors, weatherization professionals, trainers, program administrators, energy auditors, and others working in residential energy efficiency for the latest developments and education in the industry.
We offer a wide range of sponsorship packages to suit your needs. For more information, contact Building Performance Association’s Director of Strategic Partnership, Chris Docchio, at (412) 424-0046, or email email@example.com.
The Saratoga Hilton
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Rate - $138 + tax / night
The group room block rate ends at
11:59 PM on January 17, 2020. Extended: January 25th, 2020
To book online: Click here
For questions, please contact Lois Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Host Hotel
The Saratoga Hilton hotel puts you right in the heart of the action – located along Broadway, minutes from Saratoga Race Course and steps from vibrant dining, shopping, and nightlife spots. Hotel highlights include:
- Newly renovated guest rooms and public spaces
- Onsite Starbucks Cafe and 534 Bistro serving modern American cuisine
- Connected to the City Center facility where the trade show will be located
- Complimentary WiFi
Conference scholarships provide an opportunity to further the advancement of the home performance and weatherization industry. Recipients from all industry sectors and in any stage of their career are eligible to apply for funding to assist in their participation at this conference.
If awarded, this scholarship will include: Conference Registration Fee – a $325 value. This includes the registration for the conference and trade show. Hotel accommodations, travel, additional meals, and personal expenses are not included. The deadline to submit your application is August 31, 2019.
Download the application and submit:
By Email: email@example.com
Subject: PA Scholarship
Building Performance Association
Attn: Robyn Hall
One Thorn Run Center
1187 Thorn Run Rd Extension, Suite 340 Moon Township, PA 15108
By Fax: (412) 424-0074
Download the Conference App
Session and presenter information, exhibitors and more can be found in the conference app!
To download the app, click here and use the event code:
This conference offers two days of programming with multiple session options for earning CEUs. Building Performance Association is a continuing education service provider, and many sessions offer credits for advancing attendees’ professional careers through educational opportunities from allied organizations.
Visit the CEU information page of our website for the most up-to-date listing of CEU providers offered at Building Performance Association conferences.
About the Trade Show
Tuesday, February 11: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, 5:00 – 6:30 PM (during the Networking Reception)
Volunteer at the Northeast Regional Conference
Volunteers play an important role at our conferences by assisting presenters and attendees in sessions as session assistants. Session assistants ensure that sessions at conferences run efficiently by:
- Introducing sessions and presenters
- Tracking attendance
- Assisting presenters with time management and set up
- Remaining in session rooms to assist attendees
Session assistants are required to attend all sessions in an assigned conference track during the course of the conference. Session assistants must have a friendly, service-oriented attitude. In exchange for volunteering, you will receive free registration for the conference, which will provide exciting educational and networking opportunities. This includes access to the general session, exhibit hall, education sessions, meals, receptions, and CEUs. This is a great opportunity to participate in sessions and learn new information about the industry! Please note, lodging is not included.
For more information about volunteering at the Conference, please contact Bethany Dittmar Sowinski, Director of Conference Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Will I receive a certificate of completion for attending this conference? You will receive a certificate of completion if you attend a minimum of five sessions. Please ensure that your badge is scanned at each session to track your attendance.
How will I receive CEU credits for attending this conference? When registering online, you will be prompted to indicate if you want to receive CEUs and, if yes, which of the approved CEUs you want. Some of the CEUs require your membership identification number. The bar code on your name badge, provided onsite, will be scanned at each session you attend. Post conference, your attendance information will be submitted to the appropriate CEU accrediting bodies.
I’m not sure if I signed up for CEUs/selected a vegetarian, etc. meal when I registered. You can check to see if you’ve signed up for CEUs and/or have listed any dietary restrictions by accessing your online registration. To do so, go to the registration site, select ‘Update an Existing Registration’ and enter your registration confirmation number and zip code. On the next page, you can update your special meal request, or select your CEUs. In the last question on the registration page, “Are you seeking Continuing Education credits (CEUs)” indicate which CEUs you’d like to receive. Please note, you must add your BPI # in order to receive credit. You can also verify your CEUs or add your membership # onsite at Registration.
Can I attend the exhibitor trade show? Yes, trade show access is included in the registration fee.
Are meals included during the conference? Continental breakfast and lunch are included on both days of the conference.
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 both days.
Can I cancel a registration? No refunds will be given as of January 10, 2020. Requests for refunds that received in writing through 11:59 p.m. on January 9, 2020 will be granted minus a $75 cancellation fee for attendees and a $625 cancellation fee for exhibitor tables. For anyone registered by invoice, Building Performance Association must receive payment by January 24, 2020.
Can I transfer a registration to another person if I am no longer able to attend? Yes, there is no fee to transfer registration. You can return to the online registration form and select the option to “Update an Existing Registration” or you may contact Building Performance Association.