BBD Schedule & Sessions

The following schedule is subject to change (as of December 3, 2020). Presentation details will be announced in the December. Please check back for updates.

February 1, 2021 (Pre-Conference Day)

7:30am - 8:00am Get the most out of virtual BBD - a pre-conference demonstration
8:00am - 10:00am Virtual Help Desk & Speaker Practice Room Open

February 2, 2021

7:30am – 8:00am Get the most out of virtual BBD - a pre-conference demonstration.
8:00am - 10:00am Virtual Help Desk & Speaker Practice Room Open
9:00am - 9:15am Break/Transition and Visit with Sponsors
9:15am - 10:15am Energy Hardening, Energy Resilience, and Return on Investment
9:15am - 10:15am How Grid-Interactive Homes Are Beginning to Flatten the Duck Curve in Vermont
9:15am - 10:15am Introduction to Indoor Air Quality
10:15am - 10:30am Break/Transition and Visit with Sponsors
10:30am - 12:00pm Showing Up: Climate Justice Solutions in Design / Build Practices
10:30am - 12:00pm Sustainable Preservation
10:30am - 12:00pm Taking Back Control: Building Resiliency through HVAC Controls and the Internet of Things
12:00pm - 12:30pm Lunch Break & Visit with Sponsors
12:30pm - 1:30pm Roundtable Discussions by Topic, and Guided Tours of the Sponsor Exhibit Hall
Afternoon 1:1 Meetings with Sponsors & Exhibitors

February 3, 2021

8:00am - 8:45am Welcome, Awards Presentation & Keynote Address by Krista Egger: Title TBD
8:45am - 9:00am Break/Transition and Visit with Sponsors
9:00am - 10:30am Anti-Racism in the Trades: Building a Resilient Climate Justice Movement
9:00am - 10:30am Residential New Construction and Commercial Retrofit Case Studies in Resiliency
9:00am - 10:30am The Future Is Now: Smart Homes and Energy Efficiency
9:00am - 10:30am Hempcrete 101: A Natural, Resilient & Carbon-beneficial Solution for New and Existing Buildings
9:00am - 10:30am Wheel Pad: The Making of Efficient Accessible Living Situations
10:30am - 10:45am Break/Transition and Visit with Sponsors
10:45am - 11:45am Equity, Justice, and Energy Efficiency in First-Generation American Families: Lessons from Burlington
10:45am - 11:45am Healthy Lighting. Healthy People. An Overview of Circadian Lighting
10:45am - 11:45am Keeping Our Cool
10:45am - 11:45am Tracking the Greenhouse Gas Impacts of Energy Efficiency Measures: New Tools and Lessons Learned for Designers and Contractors
11:45am - 12:15pm Lunch Break & Visit with Sponsors
12:15pm - 1:15pm Advanced Wood Heat—The Ultimate Resilient Heating Solution in the Northeast
12:15pm - 1:15pm Design and Performance—the Crossroads
12:15pm - 1:15pm Kick-Start Your Company's Gender Equity Journey: Strategies and Stories to Drive Action
12:15pm - 1:15pm Multifamily Ventilation Deep Dive
1:15pm - 1:30pm Break/Transition and Visit with Sponsors
1:30pm - 2:30pm Roundtable Discussions by Topic, Award Winner Meet & Greet, and Guided Tours of the Sponsor Exhibit Hall
Afternoon 1:1 Meetings with Sponsors & Exhibitors

February 4, 2021

8:00am - 9:00 am Pressurized Aerosol Sealing, Near Zero Leakage, Every Building
8:00am - 9:00 am Save Energy and Improve Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) with HVAC System Retrocommissioning in Healthcare Facilities
8:00am - 9:00 am The Pretty Good House Movement — What It Is, How It Started, and Where It's Going
8:00am - 9:00 am Bosch High-Efficiency Air-to-Air Heat Pumps
8:00am - 9:00 am What are the Advantages with A2W/W2W Compared to Traditional Systems
9:00am - 9:15am Break/Transition and Visit with Sponsors
9:15am - 10:15am Alternative Transportation and Housing as a Catalyst for Downtown Renewal and a Resilient Lifestyle
9:15am - 10:15am Energy Consumption Impact of the Pandemic
9:15am - 10:15am Healthy Homes and COVID-19: Lessons in Business Resiliency
9:15am - 10:15am Wingnut Test Facility—Real-World Testing of Building Materials
10:15am - 10:30am Break/Transition and Visit with Sponsors
10:30am - 11:30am IAQ Best Practices: Everyone Cares about Ventilation Strategies in a Pandemic
10:30am - 11:30am NYSERDA's RetrofitNY Initiative and the Market Opportunity for NZE Retrofits
10:30am - 11:30am Thermal Comfort: The Next Energy Efficiency Frontier?
10:30am - 11:30am Mass Timber as Market Distinction: The Why and How of Modern Timber
10:30am - 11:30am Why Not Demountable Wall?
11:30am - 11:45am Break/Transition and Visit with Sponsors
11:45am - 12:45pm Closing Plenary Session: The Crystal Ball: 2021 and Beyond
Afternoon Lunch Break & 1:1 Meetings with Sponsors & Exhibitors