PITTSBURGH, PA – January 4, 2012 – Daryl Hannah, film legend and environmental activist, will be the keynote speaker at the ACI National Home Performance Conference, March 26 – 30, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. The annual event joins the leaders in the home performance and weatherization industry with professionals looking to begin or expand their careers by sharing expert knowledge, exchanging best practices, and offering innovative products and technologies.
Hannah, who has been an effective, passionate activist and advocate for a more ethical sustainable world for decades, will speak on Wednesday, March 28, at 8:30 a.m. to thousands of attendees prior to the start of the core conference. Over 200 presenters will engage attendees at the event which includes more than 150 sessions focused on energy efficient home performance and weatherization strategies and making homes healthier, safer and more durable; an exhibitor trade show; in-depth workshops; and the ACI Home Energy Leadership Summit. Hannah is a greening consultant for large-scale events and a frequent keynote speaker at conferences, universities and symposiums around the world.
Registrations for the ACI National Home Performance Conference are now being accepted at www.acinational.org. Attendees who register prior to February 13 will save $100. A discounted hotel room rate is being offered at the adjoining Hilton Baltimore until the deadline of March 2.
Hannah is also the founder of the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance (SBA), certification program and set of best practices for sustainably produced, harvested and distributed biofuels and sits on the boards of the Environmental Media Association (EMA), Sylvia Earle Alliance, Mission Blue, the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, and the Action Sports Environmental Coalition. She has received numerous awards for her advocacy and activism and has written articles on self-sufficiency and sustainability for numerous magazines.
CEUs will be offered from allied organizations, including: AIA, ASHI, BPI, InterNACHI, NARI, NAHB, NATE, and RESNET. For more information on the ACI National Home Performance Conference visit www.acinational.org or call (412) 424-0070.
Founded in 1986, ACI (Affordable Comfort, Inc.) is a national nonprofit organization that has become the go-to resource for information, education and best practices in an area of residential building construction that has become known as Home Performance and Weatherization. ACI brings together people from many sectors of the building trades and housing industry – contractor, builder, utility, nonprofit, government, research, and education – and connects them with the newest building science information from industry experts through national and regional events and trade shows. Out of this diverse network comes the opportunity to discover resources and to solve difficult home performance problems. For more information on ACI, visit www.affordablecomfort.org.
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