2019 Green Energy Contractor Conference

November 7, 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Sheraton Hartford South Hotel
100 Capital Blvd
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

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2:30 – 3:00 pm Registration

3:00 – 3:50 pm Plenary

3:50 – 4:00 pm Break

4:00 – 4:50 pm Breakout Sessions

5:00 – 5:50 pm Breakout Sessions

5:50 – 7:00 pm Cocktail Networking Reception

Refreshments and appetizers will be provided.

2:30 – 3:00 pm Registration

3:00 – 3:50 pm Landmark State Policies and the Evolution of Connecticut’s Energy Future

Governor Lamont’s new administration has assembled, and they have begun enacting high-impact energy and climate policies. Learn about the changes underway and how you might position your company to capitalize on the evolution of energy programs and policies in Connecticut.

3:50 – 4:00 pm Break

4:00 – 4:50 pm Break-out Sessions (Select One)

  1. Overcoming Workforce Development Challenges
    As you focus on growing your business, there is often is disconnect between open positions and the right qualified employee. In this session you will learn about how to connect your company with the correct apprenticeship programs. Hear from other companies in how they have overcome the challenge of workforce development to help them scale to meet their increasing customer demand.
  2. Grow Your Business with Financing
    Understanding the available clean energy financing options for building owners and homeowners in CT can seem overwhelming, but might be the difference in winning a job. This session will focus on how to effectively communicate with your customers about pairing a clean energy project with financing. Feel the confidence to discuss the options when asked “how do I pay for this?” and create new opportunities to help your business grow.
  3. Energy Affordability and The Role of Community Engagement
    In Connecticut over 325,000 single family homeowners (1-4 units) are considered low to moderate income, representing almost 40% of overall homeowners in the state. Not only is the energy burden heaviest on these communities, they are need of energy saving services the most. This session provides an overview of the current state of energy affordability, how community-based marketing can help you reach these communities and how to leverage opportunity zones to maximize your efforts.

5:00 – 5:50 pm Break-out Sessions (Select One)

  1. Direction of the Solar Industry
    It’s been a busy year for solar energy policy and program changes and next year will be no different. Join us to hear an overview of what’s to come in the following year, how to shape the direction of the solar industry, and emerging business opportunities.
  2. Energy Modeling: Creating Resilient, Healthy, Efficient Buildings
    Energy modeling is all about finding opportunities for improvements that will increase the resiliency and efficiency of buildings. This session will provide an introduction to energy modeling and its use in residential and commercial projects. It will also include a discussion of passive house techniques and practices in New England. Understanding this growing movement will help you stay current on what your customers want.
  3. Using Heat Pump Technology to Help Save Your Customers More
    The energy market is active with conversations about heat pump technology, but how do you know if it’s the right fit for your company? In this session, learn from industry experts about the best practices around identifying heat pump customers and pairing their home or business with the appropriate equipment to save them energy – and money!

5:50 – 7:00 pm Cocktail Networking Reception


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