Keep up to date with the trend towards clean energy, electric vehicles, and efficiency. Discover how you an take advantage of the new incentives and programs!
Register at $44 Early Bird, or use the code Buildit to get the special discount of $36 by Sept 20. Includes beverages,lunch and social hour, with beverages by Worthy Brewing.
4 Hours of CEU Credit
Plus you may attend any sessions in the Full Conference
Increasing Efficiency in Buildings : Commercial, Residential, Government Speakers: Earth Advantage, Oregon Department of Energy, Energy Trust of Oregon.
Learn the benefits and requirements of the Home Energy Score. Keep up with the new Oregon code changes and how to adapt to requirements. Includes incentives and funding for cities, builders, and nonprofit and for profit businesses.
Question & Answer Session:
Aaron Salvesen, of Salvesen Custom Home Design and Construction. With two decades of experience in residential construction, Aaron takes pride in being a third generation contractor. Before moving to Bend, he built high end homes with his father in the state of Washington. As a business owner and now a father himself, Aaron listens to his clients and personally guides them through the home building process.
Aaron is sensitive to his client’s needs, and invested in providing them with the information to make each decision their own. His goal is to keep the process of building and home-buying as stress-free and enjoyable as possible.
Salvesen Homes are energy efficient and functional, without sacrificing the quality craftsmanship they have built their reputation on. Aaron’s meticulous eye for detail helps him create custom homes that stand out from the rest.
Stephen Aiguier, Founder of Green Hammer Design Build, Certified B Corp. Green Hammer uses a unified design-build process to deliver healthy and inspiring projects where people live, work and play. Green Hammer has signed onto the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) 2030 Commitment—and are proud to be just one of 10 design firms in the nation to meet the goals of this voluntary agreement.
At Green Hammer, we see every building as an opportunity to improve our wellbeing, equity and relationship with nature. Our integrated, multi-disciplinary team of architects, designers and construction experts fuse cutting-edge design concepts with state-of-the-art building science to deliver award-winning projects.
Green Hammer has certified dozens of projects to Passive House, Zero Energy, LEED-Platinum, Earth Advantage, and Living Building Challenge™ certifications. The firm has received numerous awards, including the 2017 Forest Stewardship Council’s Leadership Award and Earth Advantage Institute’s 2014 LEED-for-Homes Builder of the Year Award.
Peter Brandom, City Project Manager, City of Hillsboro. Twenty years of professional experience, including Federal government compliance auditing, nonprofit land conservation, corporate environmental and sustainability consulting, and local government sustainability program development and implementation.Coordinator of City sustainability programs and projects, both internally and across the community; manager of solid waste and recycling collection franchise; City Commissioner to the MACC; member of regional Solid Waste Alternatives Advisory Committee. Former sustainability specialist with Booz Allen Hamilton, supported a variety of Federal agency environmental programs, including U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Postal Service, and U.S. Department of Energy. Project and program management roles in sustainability and environmental planning and implementation, including land conservation, environmental assessment, policy development, and development and implementation of renewable energy strategies and programs.
Specialties: Green building, sustainability and building industry education; climate action plan consulting, national sales and partnership development; program management; community and industry engagement; organizational culture and diversity, equity & inclusion leadership, marketing and communications.
Special Session with Mayor Sally Russell and/or City Councillor
How can we Incentivize the building of High Performance Homes?
Efficient homes can boost builder profitability while benefitting the entire community. Participate in the discussion to provide your ideas and hear others talk about how to make it happen in Central Oregon.
Scott Leonard, Board member, Senior Project Manager, Energy Trust of Oregon.
Scott is the trade ally coordinator for Energy Trust of Oregon’s New Homes and Products program. In the past four years he has helped develop and implement the Energy Performance Score for new construction homes.
How Efficient Homes Increase Affordability: Funding and Examples
Learn the updated Energy Trust of Oregon Incentives for cities, builders, and nonprofit businesses, as well as assistance from other organizations and entities. (pass through federal funding)
Funding and Incentives: Exemplary Projects
Get project ideas and learn how to finance your projects: tax credits, cash rebates, grants, as well as individual investments and proposed financing structures will be discussed.