DOE National Energy Codes Conference 2016

Energy Codes WORK! DOE National Energy Codes Conference 2016



Join us March 21-24, 2016 in Tucson, Arizona, for the 2016 DOE National Energy Codes Conference. "Energy Codes WORK!" will focus on achieving compliance but sessions will also cover development, adoption, policy, tools and research.

Registration Link

Pre-Conference Training & Tour: March 21st

DOE will provide pre-conference training sessions on selected energy code topics. These classes will be offered at no additional charge, however space is limited and registration will be required. See the Agenda-at-a-Glance for details.

Join us on Monday afternoon for a short ride to explore the University of Arizona's Environmental & Natural Resources 2 (ENR2) building. This 150,000 sf facility which was recently completed during the summer of 2015, incorporates an impressive collection of energy– and water–saving features, and with a design influenced by the desert slot canyons of the Southwest. The bus will begin loading at 1:00 pm at the event hotel and will return at approximately 4:00 pm. Tour space is limited and advanced reservations are required!

If you haven't already registered for the conference, you can register for the conference and the tour at

If you've already registered for the conference, but didn't register for the tour and would like to attend, send an email to

Conference Schedule: March 21, 7:30 AM through March 24, 12:30 PM

Full Conference Program

Agenda At-a-Glance

Keynote Speakers - John Tooley and C.R. Herro

Education & Training

The National Energy Codes Conference is an opportunity to learn about the most relevant topics from informed speakers. Continuing education options are available for members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and International Code Council (ICC). The DOE Building Energy Codes Program is an AIA Continuing Education provider, with learning units available for most conference sessions. ICC educational credits can also be arranged through SPEER.

Jeffrey A. Johnson Award Information

The Jeffrey A. Johnson Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Building Energy Codes recognizes an individual or team in the United States for leadership in building energy codes in the pursuit of energy efficiency goals. The award will be presented at the National Energy Codes Conference.

Travel Support

Travel support is available on a limited basis for state and municipal employees, including individuals from building departments and state energy offices. To support a diverse group of attendees, consideration for these funds will be based on the timing of the request, the geographic location of the applicant and whether the applicant has attended the conference previously. To be considered for travel support, please contact Rosemarie Bartlett. Please note whether you attended the conference last year in your request.

Who Should Attend

Energy code users and participants of all types! Building officials, builders, state energy offices, trade associations, energy efficiency organizations, architects, engineers, policymakers, manufacturers, utilities, code administrators, educators and researchers.


The conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson - Reid Park, 445 South Alvemon Way, Tucson, Arizona.