Better Building by Design

Conference Theme: Mission to No Emissions: Connect, Create, Innovate
Dates: April 5 & 6, 2023
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Hotel, South Burlington, VT

Better Building by Design (BBD) 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. This annual not-for-profit conference sponsored by Efficiency Vermont brings together top talent in building technology and design from across the country, and helps keep Vermont-area professionals at the forefront of their fields.

2023 Conference Schedule

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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.

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.

Sponsor 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 Best of the Best Awards will be honored during the conference. Browse among inspiring plans, drawings, and photos of the award-winning homes and buildings from the design competition.