Midwest Building Energy Codes Conference

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MEEA Conferences


St. Louis, MO

November 28 & 29, 2018  - St. Louis, MO

The Midwest Building Energy Codes Conference brings together stakeholders from across the Midwest to discuss how best to promote the adoption and raise compliance with building energy codes across the region. This FREE annual conference provides an opportunity to network, engage in building science and policy discussions, and learn from leading experts about current and future trends.

We have reached capacity for this event. To be placed on a waitlist, please visit our registration page and click the "Add Me to the Waitlist" button. Please contact Nicole Westfall at nwestfall@mwalliance.org or 312-374-0918 with any questions.

Location & Accommodations

Magnolia Hotel St. Louis (map)
421 North 8th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101

Reserve your room at a reduced rate - space is limited.

Travel Stipends for Government Employees

A limited amount of travel support is available to state and local code officials and other government employees. For more information, please contact Nicole Westfall (nwestfall@mwalliance.org).

Conference Agenda

The Midwest Building Energy Codes Conference is two days of networking and sessions on important topics like: 

  • Building Resiliency
  • New Technologies
  • Existing Buildings
  • Benchmarking
  • And much more! 

Download our full conference agenda and session descriptions here.

Wednesday, November 28

  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. General Session
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Networking Dinner

Thursday, November 29

  • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. General Session
  • 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Benchmarking Session

Continuing Education Credits

MEEA is pleased to offer attendees of the 2018 Midwest Building Energy Codes Conference continuing education credits for RESNET and ICC certifications. Attendees can earn up to 8 RESNET Professional Development Hours (PDHs). More information regarding ICC CEUs will be made available soon.

Benchmarking Session

This year, MEEA is partnering with the U.S. Green Building Council - Missouri Gateway Chapter and the City of St. Louis to bring benchmarking back to the Midwest Building Energy Codes Conference. This half-day session will occur on the second day of the conference, November 29.

Attendees will learn the basics and benefits of the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager benchmarking tool and discuss concerns and opportunities with benchmarking. The day will also feature a "Benchmarking Carousel" - an interactive event providing real details on how to improve energy efficiency in buildings after benchmarking.