California Association of Building Energy Consultants Conference

The CMFNH team hopes to see you at this years California Association of Building Energy Consultants (CABEC) conference in Palm Springs, CA from October 13th & 14th. This year’s conference will feature two full days of sessions, split into three tracks: energy code application; integrated design and best practices; and zero net energy and innovation. Additional sessions will be offered on Thursday, October 12th covering multifamily modeling, 2016 energy code updates, high performance design, SIPS tour, and CEA certification retest.

CMFNH team members will be presenting on:

ZNE Catch Me if You Can presented by Ritesh Nayyar

Friday, October 13, 9:00 AM

This session will discuss the evolution of the 2016 energy code, where the code will head for 2019, the changing definition of ZNE, and how we anticipate code will evolve beyond 2020. Participants will explore the role of various techniques and technologies—including battery storage, demand response, efficiency, and energy generation—in preparing for 2020 goals.


High Performance Windows presented by Nic Dunfee

Friday, October 13, 10:30 AM

This panel will discuss the history of high performance glazing, why it is important, and where it is headed. We will talk with industry experts and discuss how to move the California residential market towards the adoption of higher performing windows. We will also discuss the implication of high performance glazing in designing and constructing custom or dream homes.


High Performance Walls and Attics – Type B presented by Nic Dunfee

Saturday, October 14, 1:00 PM

Listen in as we discuss a real-life application of high performance attics and high performance walls in a new, residential development. The session will touch on the learning curve and lessons learned in adopting this new design and build approach, highlighting the perspective of the project team members, including the builder, energy consultant, and installers.


To register and learn more about the conference, click here.