The Energy Conservatory will be presenting and exhibiting at the 2013 RESNET Building Performance Conference, February 27-March 1, 2013. The conference will be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, FL. RESNET is the Residential Energy Services Network, and this conference is the premier national forum for home energy ratings, commercial building energy modeling and improving the energy efficiency of existing homes.

If you are an HVAC professional interested in becoming an energy auditor or rater, or if you are interested in becoming an EnergySmart contractor or builder, you will learn certification requirements, how to qualify and all about business opportunities in this exciting field.

The 2013 RESNET Conference is expanding its scope by offering some new and exciting tracks, including a special EnergySmart Builders Track, a Contractors Track, an EPA EnergyStar Homes Track and a U.S. DOE Track to name just a few. It also will include the Indoor Environmental & Energy Exposition; the largest energy performance trade show held in the United States.

Technical Sales Specialist Mr. Peter Burns of The Energy Conservatory will be manning the booth. Mr. Gary Nelson of The Energy Conservatory will be giving a presentation titled Building Air-Tightness Testing—Beyond the Basics.This session will dig deep into building air-tightness testing, including:

  • What is Energy Climate Factor and how does it affect blower door test results?
  • What is Vent Weather Factor and how does it affect blower door test results?
  • Design Winter Wind Speed—how to get it & how does it affect blower door test results?
  • Design Summer Wind Speed—how to get it & how does it affect blower door test results?
  • How do HDDs and CDDs affect blower door test results, if at all?  

For additional information on the RESNET Conference, or for information on joining RESNET, visit this link. You can phone for information by calling 800/785-7057. For more information on the RESNET Conference, or for information on joining RESNET, visit  this link.