High-Performance Homes: Evolution and Innovation

High-Performance Homes: Evolution and Innovation

Join us for this special event focused on the latest business strategies and construction techniques to successfully build high-performance homes. Hear from national and regional experts, as well as local builders who achieved better-than-code energy performance and comfort in their portfolio of homes.

Come and join the conversation—ask questions and share your experiences building high-performance homes. You’ll acquire knowledge you can put to work immediately in your business, integrating proven methods to maximize your bottom line.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

AS A RESULT OF THIS COURSE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Explain why and how to integrate high-performance homes in an evolving housing industry
  • Understand the influences changing the housing industry and discover successful business models
  • Discuss construction details that reduce air infiltration and improve home comfort and performance
  • Identify business practices that lead to the construction of high-performance homes

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Residential builders, developers, architects, remodelers, home and code inspectors, realtors, and anyone with interest in designing and constructing high-performance homes.

BUILDING TOUR:
Attendees are invited for a rare tour of the GTI campus. Highlights of the tour include a residential-scale micro combined heat and power (CHP) lab, a residential space conditioning and domestic hot water technology lab, and a shadowgraph demonstration of kitchen ventilation effectiveness.

This program is funded by ComEd and Nicor Gas customers in compliance with state law.

About the ComEd® and Nicor Gas residential new construction offering

Before you build, learn how you can help to improve the energy performance of new homes. We provide financial incentives to builders and certified home energy raters when homes are built above the standard energy efficiency code. This ensures your customers are purchasing a more energy-efficient home, with benefits that will last.

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This program is funded by ComEd and Nicor Gas customers in compliance with state law.