Minnesota Power's 1st Annual Energy Design Concepts

Feb. 20 & 21, 2024

350 Harbor Drive, Duluth MN 55806

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
Event Description

Registration is filling up fast for the first annual Energy Design Concepts, a reimagined Energy Design Conference, hosted by Minnesota Power! Spots are limited, so don't miss out!

Houses That Work: A Full Day Building Science Course for New Construction
  • In this full-day session, learn how complex changes in home design, building materials, mechanical systems, appliances, code compliance and consumer lifestyles and expectations make every builder, supplier, and trade contractor’s job more demanding. This design workshop will cover the fundamentals of building science and how it is applied to create many different types of high-performance walls and assemblies. The session will address critical home performance elements that exist as a system and are part of energy-efficient homes. The fundamentals of building science ‐ air, heat, and moisture flow – will be outlined and applied to help participants make better choices with respect to construction materials and methods. Participants will also learn important information about indoor air quality and cost‐effective strategies to be able to offer healthier indoor environments.

Evening reception (4:30-7:00) in partnership with BS (Building Science) + Beer, which is a local group for builders, architects, engineers, tradespeople and anyone interested in better building. Join us for building science trivia and win FABULOUS prizes! Two free drink tickets with each registration.

Retrofits That Work: Building Science Lessons for Near Zero Renovations
  • This design workshop will cover the fundamentals of building science and how it is applied to assess durable and efficient enclosure upgrades and renovations. This session will also explore efficient, reliable and resilient HVAC selection procedures and equipment selection and testing.

Please register prior to the event. No same day/walk-in registrations will be allowed in 2024. Online registration closes February 16, 2024 or sooner if registration reaches capacity.

Veteran and Student discounts are available by contacting [email protected] before registering.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) will be available. You must attend the entire day to receive credits. Please bring relevant builder numbers with you to the event.

$120 per day or $200 for both days (veteran and student discounts available)

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