The Beyond Energy Efficiency Conference

The building industry is moving quickly beyond the standard practices on energy efficiency. Today’s ultra-efficient homes produce as much energy as they consume, and then some. Groundbreaking developments in building materials and technology ensure that homes are not only efficient, but also healthy for occupants. Build It Green’s Beyond Energy Efficiency Conference aims to bring together leading industry experts as well as hundreds of building and home professionals who are working to achieve this higher standard of home performance to ultimately contribute to a healthier, more sustainable future.

This full-day event will comprise of cutting-edge workshops, seminars, and product demonstrations — all with a focus on practical knowledge that can be incorporated into business practices immediately in order to gain a competitive edge in preparation for California’s fast-approaching 2020 zero net energy (ZNE) code requirements. The conference will explore the following emerging trends that are raising the bar and redefining what it means to be “green.”

Registration is open and we expect seats to fill up fast. To save your seat, click here!

Join Hundreds of Professionals

Rub elbows with a diverse group of professionals across the residential building industry:

  • Architects and Residential Builders
  • Multifamily Developers
  • Remodeling Contractors
  • Property Owners
  • Government and Utility Staff
  • Academics
  • Manufacturers and Retailers
  • Raters/Energy Consultants
  • Nonprofit Staff
Topics covered

We will explore these topics at the Beyond Energy Efficiency Conference:

  • Policy & Code Updates
  • High Performing Homes
  • Healthy & Indoor Air Quality
  • Design & Materials
  • ZNE Electricification
  • Utility Rebate Programs
  • Marketing & Selling
  • Advanced Water Conservation

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Past Conference Attendees

Build It Green supports a robust and engaged network of building and home professionals across California. Our industry e-newsletters reach 12,000 subscribers each month. We have 875 active members and 865 active certified professionals, and since our founding in 2005 we have trained more than 8,830 professionals.

About Build It Green

Our Mission and Vision

Build It Green’s mission to help professionals adopt green practices and grow the market for efficient, healthy homes. Our vision is a nation where every home is built or renovated to enhance our well-being and protect the environment.

Who We Are

Build It Green (BIG) is a nonprofit organization comprised of thought leaders and building industry veterans who share a vision for better buildings and a diligence for getting results. Our pioneering work is transforming how homes are built and renovated in California and beyond.

What We Do

We serve as an ally and partner to thousands of building and home professionals—builders, contractors, architects, raters, and realtors. We offer training, support, and programs to help them build and retrofit greener homes and grow their businesses in the process.

How We Do It

We build relationships that drive innovation and impact. In collaboration with our professional network and with industry partners and public agencies, we set technical standards and design and deliver market-friendly solutions, from energy efficiency incentives to green home certification.

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