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Home Energy Retrofit Forum

INTRODUCTION- Purpose of Today’s Forum – Kevin Dick 15 min.

ENERGY EFFICIENT RETROFITS AND GREEN REMODELS

What do we mean by home performance and energy retrofits? 30 min.
Overview of Weatherization and Home Performance with Energy STAR – Leif Magnuson USEPA, Dr. Robert Fielden – HomeFree NV

Beyond Energy – Green Remodels 15 min.
Built Green Nevada Program – Jess Traver, BANNFINANCIAL INCENTIVES AND FINANCING

Financial Incentives – Rebates and Tax Credits 20 min
Federal Tax Credits/Home STAR – Leif Magnuson
NV Utility Rebates programs – Matthew Wagner, NV Energy

9:50 am BREAK – 10 min.

Financing 45 min.
PACE financing update in NV – Dr. Jason Geddes, City of Reno 10 min
PACE financing via Municipal Bonds – Simon Bryce, Renewable Funding (CA) 15 min
Financing using local funding – John Haig, Sonoma County – 15 min.
Energy Efficient Mortgages/Refinancing – Vicki St. John, New American Mortgage 10 min

REGULATORY DRIVERS

NV Home Energy Consumption Standard for Sales Transactions -10 min
Kevin Dick, UNR Business Environmental Program

CAPACITY BUILDING

Training/Workforce Development/Certification/Accreditation 30 min
Leon Mills, TMCC
Dr. Robert Fielden – HomeFree NV

Contractor Experiences 15 min
John Kobs, Better Building Company

QUESTIONS/COMMENTS/WRAP-UP
Afternoon Discussion Group Notes

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