Presentation Materials

EEBA Taking the Performance Path: The ERI/HERS Index for Builders and Designers
Mike Barcik, Senior Engineer
Innovative Technologies and Applications
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Doug Ahl, Seventhwave
Joe Tarnowski, Duluth Entertainment & Convention Center
Wade Abrahamson, Duluth Entertainment & Convention Center
Cold-Climate Air-Source Heat Pumps
Ben Schoenbauer, Center for Energy and Environment
High Performers Breakfast

Envelope

Aerosol Envelope Sealing for Residential New Construction
Ben Schoenbauer, Center for Energy and Environment
The Art, the Science, and the Business of High Performance Homes
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Peter Yost, BuildingGreen, Inc.
Building Zero Energy Ready Homes: Improvements and Moving to Remodeling, Plus the Fortified Build
Brian Wimmer and Lou Behrens, Rochester Area Habitat for Humanity
Choosing Insulation: So Many Options, So Little Time, and So Much Need for Information
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Peter Yost, BuildingGreen, Inc.
If These Walls Could Talk
Rachel Wagner, Wagner Zaun Architecture

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Energy Storage 201
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Christopher LaForge, Great Northern Solar
Smart Buildings Improve Your Bottom Line
Bob French, 75F
Advancing the Last Frontier—Reduction of Commercial Plug Loads
Thea Rozenbergs, LHB
Christopher Plum, Center for Energy and Environment
Tools and Best Practices for City Energy Planning
Becky Alexander, LHB
Brian Ross, Great Plains Institute

Healthy Housing

Asbestos—Yes, it’s Still Around
Bob Rogalla, Lake States Environmental, Ltd.
Achieving a Moisture Balance Within the Home!?
Mike Wilson, Dakota Supply Group
Smart Remodeling
Paul Morin, The Energy Conservatory
Customer First—Let's Remember the Family Is No. 1 When Making Construction Decisions
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Bill McAnally, McAnally Consulting

High Performance

High-Performance Homes Bring New Challenges for Mechanical Systems
Patrick Huelman, University of Minnesota Extension
Zeroing In
Patrick Huelman, University of Minnesota Extension
Residential Foundations: The Dos and the Don’ts According to the Codes
Don Sivigny, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

Building Science—High Performance Housing—EEBA Houses That Work

EEBA: Houses That Work
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Andy Oding, Building Knowledge Canada

HVAC and Mechanical Systems

Recommended Window Installation
Eric Klein and Erick Filby, Marvin Windows and Doors
Energy-Efficient Options for Residential Water Heating
Ben Schoenbauer, Center for Energy and Environment
What You Need to Know about Furnaces and Air Conditioners if You're NOT an HVAC Professional
Scott Pigg, Seventhwave
Commissioning of Homes: What is it? Is it Needed?
Mike Wilson, Dakota Supply Group
Performance and Applications of Cold-Climate Air Source Heat Pumps
Ben Schoenbauer, Center for Energy and Environment

High Performance Case Studies

The American Dream Renewed—Passive House for Everyone
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Tim Eian, TE Studio, Ltd.
Wrenshall Residence: A Passive Solar, Low-Energy House Put to the Test
Elden Lindamood, Wagner Zaun Architecture
It's All in the Details!
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Bill McAnally, McAnally Consulting
Self-Build Zero-Energy Homes: Two Minnesota Case Studies
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Lucas Alm, ALM Design Studio
Bill Peterson, Friends of San Lucas
Muffi Abrahamson
Tim Abrahamson
EnerPHit—Retrofitting with Passive House Tools
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Tim Eian, TE Studio, Ltd.

Multifamily

Practical Methods of Conducting Lead-Safe Remodeling, Repair and Painting Activities
Bob Rogalla, Lake States Environmental, Ltd
Multifamily Residential Passive House Prototypes and Net-Zero Energy Potential in Cold Climates
Rolf Jacobson and Elizabeth Kutschke, Center for Sustainable Building Research, University of Minnesota
Multifamily Green Building Programs
Chris Johnson, Johnson Environmental
Ultra-Efficient Housing—The Solution for a Sustainable Future
Tim Eian, TE Studio, Ltd
Electric Cars and Buildings: What Should Real Estate Owners and Building Industry Professionals Know About Charging?
Jukka Kukkonen, PlugInConnect

Solar

Introduction to Solar
Paul Helstrom, Minnesota Power
Home of the Future: Automated, Electric, and Renewable
Terry Webster and Stacy Miller, Minnesota Department of Commerce
Renewable Energy and Resiliency
Christopher LaForge, Great Northern Solar
Efficient Solar Photovoltaic Deployment
Mouli Vaidyanathan, SolarPod Mouli Engineering
Advancements In Solar Electric Design and Equipment
Christopher LaForge, Great Northern Solar

EEBA High-Performance Mechanicals

EEBA High-Performance Mechanicals File 1 | File 2
Andy Oding, Building Knowledge Canada