2006 RESNET Building Performance Conference
What the 2005 RESNET Building Performance Conference was
Like: Attendees' Comments
February 27 - March
Plaza San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
RESNET Building Performance Conference is the premier national forum on
home energy ratings, residential energy efficiency financing, and
building performance business development. Make plans now for three days
of networking, learning, sharing and enjoying exciting San Antonio. The
following are comments on the value of the conference from last year's
"There is a desire and need for the technical aspects of rating
and building science to develop excellent raters. Affordable Comfort
appreciates the opportunity to partner with RESNET and EPA to provide
Helen Perrin, Affordable Comfort, Inc., Waynesboro, PA
"While managing the ENERGY STAR Homes program for a utility,
the content of this year=s conference helped answer questions about
where we will be in 2006 and where we are heading in the future. The
clarification on the code information was valuable."
Bob Bartone, United Illuminating Company, New Haven, CT
"I am very grateful to have been able to attend. I thought the
information provided throughout the conference was very helpful to me
and anyone involved in the rating business. I enjoyed meeting many new
people and having the opportunity to listen and speak with those who
serve at the national level. I was 'recharged' by the conference,"
Robert Kahabka, Building Performance Contractors Association of New
York, Woodhull, NY
"I rely on the RESNET conference to meet people in our industry
that I would not probably not meet at other conferences or events.
Additionally, it is the best time to make our voices heard in the
continual evolution of our trade."
Stephen Byers, EnergySmiths, Berthoud, CO
"Exceptional value for the knowledge gained from the sessions
as well as attendees through networking."
Douglas Holton, Salt River Project, Tempe, AZ
"I think the conference was a terrific success. As my own
business it had to be worth it to me, the boss. I don't think that you
can get a better compliment than to know it was worth while."
Gabe Mouledoux, Certified Energy Raters, New Orleans, LA
"The conference was about understanding the changes that are
taking place and I feel I now have a better understanding."
Robby Schwarz, BuiltWright, Denver, CO
"This was my first RESNET Conference. I=m impressed with the
attendees knowledge level of building sciences."
Timothy Kisner, Austin Energy, Austin, TX
"As an energy efficiency and building performance business, the
RESNET Conference is my first choice in conferences. I am able to meet
others experiencing and overcoming the same obstacles that I have."
Ron Oltman, Energy Solutions, Boise, ID
"I gained a lot of knowledge from the seminars and felt more
able to market our services."
Chip Henderson, CONTECTS, San Antonio, TX
"I was able to interact with some incredible and essential
colleagues on a very professional level. Excellent opportunity to
exchange ideas, connect, learn where things are going, assess the skill
sets of different we are considering for training purposes."
Kristin Shewfelt, E-Star Colorado, Denver, CO
"It is always valuable enough to me so that I always attend
bring what staff I can."
Terry Smith, Foundations 4 Energy, Westerville, OH
"I thought the RESNET Conference was a great learning
opportunity. I have recently started working for the NC Energy Office on
promoting ENERGY STAR homes in our state and this conference provided a
lot of valuable information on the future of the program. I know that
next year the conference will continue to provide important information
about the home energy rating industry."
Laurel Elam, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
"The conference provided a wonderful window of opportunity to
see a new and improved weatherization format."
Juan Wilson, Louisiana Housing Authority, Baton Rouge, LA
"I had never attended before and I was pleasantly surprised. I
only regretted not attending more of the sessions that were scheduled at
the same time as my top priority sessions."
Pt Chesney, Tradewinds Appropriate Technology, Waco, TX
"Overall a great job!"
John Kiefer, E3 Building Sciences, Bonita Springs, FL