2021 Duluth Energy Design Conference & Expo
2/24/2021 10:30:00 AM
Monday February 22, 2021 – Wednesday February 23, 2021
New Homes Manager Phil Anderson, "All Electric New Homes: High Performance Pathways", 10:30 A.M - 12:00 P.M, February 23
This session will cover key considerations to ensure the comfort, durability, efficiency, air quality, and low loads are met. High performance heating and cooling examples and quality installation practices will be shown. We will discuss envelope details that lower heating and cooling loads. Indoor air quality is very important and examples of good designs will be fleshed out. We’ll give an overview of the many new home certifications that exist to help guide the entire process and ensure the end results are met. Finally, we will go over some case studies to show some real world examples of all electric homes.
Program Development Manager Emily McPherson, "Air Source Heat Pumps - Technology Introduction", 10:30 A.M – 12:00 P.M, February 24
In this session, attendees will learn about energy saving air source heat pump technology, how they work, benefits and systems types. There are special considerations for air source heat pumps in Minnesota’s climate and this session will address cold climate considerations. Attendees will also learn about specific installation case studies and hear from an installation contractor on their experience with the technology. Lastly, attendees will learn about rebates and resources available to pursue this technology.