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ThermalBuck Featured as High-Performance Wall Solution at Net Zero Event

The California Energy Commission (CEC) presents “Countdown to 2020”, a members-only event for the North State Building Industry Association (NorthState BIA) in Sacramento, CA on February 9th, 2017.

Designed to highlight the upcoming 2020 energy code requirements for Net Zero in new residential construction, this event will explain the specific requirements for High-Performance Attics & High-Performance Walls, and review a number of prescriptive solutions to meet the requirements.

ThermalBuck has been featured at a number of events presented by the Workforce Instruction for Standards & Efficiency (WISE) program, a partnership of the California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF), CEC and Consol.  The WISE program is designed to train builders on how to achieve the new energy code requirements for HPA & HPW, through education of best practices and innovative products, providing a number of prescriptive solutions for builders and architects.

The format of the upcoming Countdown to 2020 event features a roundtable discussion with a panel of experts to discuss the upcoming code requirements.  Included is a Q&A Session for all of the builders, architects, tradespersons, installers, and product manufacturers in attendance.


Mazi Shirakh, PE, ZNE Technical Lead for the CEC, with over 20 years of experience in the CEC Building Energy Efficiency Standards program (commonly known as “Title 24”).

Nancy Nelson, Architect at OAG Architects, specializing in production housing in the California market.

Shawn Mayer, Principal, Harris & Sloan Consulting Engineers, Inc., provider of engineering and consulting services as well as forensic analysis throughout the U.S.

Moderator Lori Moreci, VP of Purchasing, Meritage Homesthe first net zero national homebuilder, will facilitate the discussion.


Over 15 sponsors & exhibiting companies will showcase specific products that will help achieve the standards required by the 2020 energy codes, including ThermalBuck, CertainTeed, Owens Corning, and TruTeam.

  • DuctTesters, Inc.
  • TruTeam
  • 5 Star Performance Insulation
  • Villara Building Systems
  • CalCERTS, Inc.
  • AirScape Inc.
  • CertainTeed
  • Timberworks Construction
  • California Living & Energy
  • BRINC Building Products, Inc.
  • Atlas EPS
  • Citadel Roofing and Solar
  • Legacy Windows, Inc.
  • Valley Duct Testing
  • Owens Corning
  • E3 California
  • Brazos Urethane, Inc.

The event is only open to members of the North State BIA, will be held from 8-11 am at the Holiday Inn Downtown, Sacramento, CA.  For more information and to register, click here.  

The North State BIA has over 500 members in the Sacramento region, representing nearly 500,000 jobs.  Follow this link for membership information.  To view our most recent ThermalBuck presentation in San Ramon, California through the WISE program, click here.