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BBD15: Trends in
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February 4 & 5, 2015

Sheraton Conference Center
South Burlington, VT

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February 4 & 5, 2015
Sheraton Conference Center, Burlington, Vermont
1,000+ Attendees. 40+ Workshops. 50+ Exhibitors.

Better Buildings by Design is the region’s premier design and construction conference, which features interactive learning about building durability, efficiency, and value for both residential and commercial projects.

Weather Plan

In the event that a winter storm warning is issued for the Burlington area by the National Weather Service, Efficiency Vermont may deem it necessary to adjust the conference schedule by delaying the start time of one or both conference days. Any adjustments to the schedule will be determined by Efficiency Vermont no later than 4pm on the afternoon prior to the affected day and will be posted to the Efficiency Vermont website and an email will also be sent to all currently registered attendees.

Please remain up-to-date on predicted weather for your travel route. Safe travels and we’ll see you in Burlington!

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Hear From the Experts

Find out what works, what doesn’t, and what you can put into practice immediately through the research and experience of nationally recognized leaders in the field.

Strengthen Your Competitive Edge

Learn the latest techniques and technologies for superior building performance, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality. Choose from more than 40 workshops in four different learning tracks.

Make Key Contacts

Network with the region’s top design and construction professionals who share your commitment to quality construction, energy efficiency, aesthetic integrity, occupant health and comfort, and environmental stewardship.

See the Latest Products & Services

Talk with more than 50 exhibitors and sponsors displaying the latest residential and commercial building products and services.

Technical Workshops

Participate in high-quality presentations throughout both days of the conference. Workshops are 90 minutes long and are held simultaneously in four learning tracks: Building Envelope, Mechanical Systems, Lighting, and Innovations & High Performance. Over 40 workshops will be offered this year.

Exhibit Hall Trade Show

See the latest innovations in energy-efficient products and services for the design and construction industry. Speak with service providers and manufacturers’ representatives about cutting-edge techniques, materials, equipment, and systems for superior building performance, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality.

Best of the Best

Winners of Efficiency Vermont’s 2015 Best of the Best Awards in Building Performance and Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®, Residential New Construction, and Commercial Building Design & Construction will be honored on Wednesday, February 4 during the Opening Session. Throughout the conference, browse among inspiring plans, drawings, and photos of the award-winning homes and buildings from this year’s design competition.

Evening Reception

Wednesday, February 4, 4:45 pm–7:00 pm
Join other design and construction professionals in the exhibit hall for complimentary beverages, hors d’oeuvres, and a cash bar. The reception is open to the public. Please invite your colleagues, clients, subcontractors, and others. On display at the reception:

  • Project posters for winners of the Efficiency Vermont 2015 Best of the Best Awards