Conferences & Trade Shows

Everblue is honored to be invited and welcomed at various trade shows and conferences throughout the country. Read our summaries to learn about the new friends we've made and the seminars we've attended.

Earn 12 RESNET CEUs at NCBPA Conference

Thu, 2017-07-06 10:38

The North Carolina Building Performance Association, or NCBPA, is a not-for-profit trade association that provides education and services to building performance contractors throughout the state of NC. The organization is hosting its annual High Performance Buildings Conference in Charlotte on July 12-13, and certified HERS Raters can acquire 12 RESNET CEUs simply by attending both days of the conference!

Everblue's NCBPA Conference Workshops

Wed, 2015-07-22 14:25

Registration is now closed for these sessions.

Have you heard about the new NATE Certified RESNET HERS Rater HVAC Performance Verifier Certification? Get it now for only $399 - no hidden fees, no extra charges. Join our 1-day pre-conference workshop in Wilmington, NC and earn the new certification!

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The 2015 New American Home

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:54

In September 2013, we posted a blog called Las Vegas: Bright Lights, Green City? questioning how energy efficient a place nicknamed “Sin City” could actually be. That post focused primarily on the growth of LEED-certified buildings in the city. Here we are now, and I see that the 2015 New American Home will debut at the International Builders Show in – where else – Las Vegas…actually, Henderson, which is about 20 minutes southeast of Las Vegas.

2013 ACCA Building Performance Forum Recap

Fri, 2013-10-11 08:47

Barney McClung, HVAC professional and curriculum development specialist for Everblue, recently attended the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Building Performance Forum in Austin, TX, to remain up-to-date on industry advancements. Dedicated to making life more comfortable for contractors and their customers, the conference provided a great venue for contracting industry professionals to discuss new techniques and skills for career advancement. Read further to learn more about Barney’s experience at the 2013 ACCA Building Performance Forum.

Sustainable Prosperity Requires Balance

Wed, 2013-05-08 08:31

Last week, investors, business leaders, environmentalists, and sustainability professionals came together in San Francisco for the annual Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (Ceres) conference. Ceres is an advocacy group focused on building a healthy global economy by accelerating the adoption of sustainable business practices through investor and business leadership.

2013 VCU Energy & Sustainability Conference

Mon, 2013-02-04 11:13

Last week, I visited the Virginia Commonwealth University Energy and Sustainability Conference in Richmond. This was a great conference that was brought together by many interesting and friendly sustainability professionals. Siemens, Moseley Architects, and Trane were among the exhibitors.

Greenbuild International Conference Discuss LEED Change

Fri, 2012-11-16 16:50

This week’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, sponsored by the USGBC, brought several thousand architects, contractors, builders, educators, and other building professionals to the city of San Francisco. Over the course of several days industry leaders shared innovation, experience, knowledge, and new ideas for sustainable building. With a new version of LEED standards on the horizon, discussions focused on moving forward and achieving better results.

NAEM’s 2012 EHS Management Forum

Mon, 2012-10-22 13:05

Everblue attended the National Association for Environmental Management’s (NAEM) conference in Naples, Florida, celebrating NAEM’s 20th year. The theme of the conference was Driving Sustainable Business Performance through Environment, Health & Safety (EHS).

The conference opened with a keynote address by visionary author Paul Hawken. Mr. Hawken captivated the attention of the attendees by discussing the ecological challenges we face and the opportunities for business to actively restore our natural systems.

HVAC Contractors Explore Building Performance

Thu, 2012-10-11 14:52

“What is building performance, and how do I become an expert?” Those were the questions on the minds of many of the heating and air conditioning contractors who gathered this week in Austin, TX at the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Building Performance Forum.

ACI Mid-Atlantic 2012 Recap

Wed, 2012-10-10 08:29

Pittsburgh, PA is known for many things: three rivers, 446 bridges, steel mills, the Carnegies, Mr. Rogers, Heinz Ketchup, and of course, their stellar sports teams (Go Steelers!). What many people don’t know is that Pittsburgh has a legacy of leadership in energy innovation dating back to the first commercial oil well in 1859. This innovation has continued, with the development of the first natural gas well and pipeline and the nation’s first commercial nuclear power plant.