Webinars & Workshops Archive

Webinar - "Don't Wait for 2020! The Competitive Advantage of Offering Zero Energy Services Now" - May 7, 2015

This webinar shows building professionals what zero energy homes are and why it makes sense to start building to this standard in advance of it becoming code. Presenter: Ann Edminster. Recording of webinar.

Webinar - "Beautiful, Comfortable Zero Energy Homes" - May 14, 2015

This webinar introduces homeowners and real estate professionals to the concept of highly energy efficiency, zero energy homes, and explains why it makes sense to remodel or rebuild to this standard now. Presenter: Ann Edminster. Recording of webinar.

Workshop - Zero Energy in Local Government: Creating Your Zero Energy Plan - May 28, 2015

Agenda

 Intro to ZNE, Market Trends and Target Setting - Ralph DiNola, New Buildings Institute

Integrating ZNE into your policies and Delivery Process - Ralph DiNola, New Buildings Institute

ZNE Strategies, Needs and Resources- Ralph DiNola, New Buildings Institute

Educating and Engaging Stakeholders- Ralph DiNola, New Buildings Institute

Net Positive Case Study: Berkeley W. Branch Library - Gerard Lee, Harley Ellis Devereaux

435 Indio Project, Sunnyvale - Kevin Bates

Pilots and Programs for Getting to ZNE - Peter Turnbull, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Tour: David and Lucile Packard Foundation Headquarters, Los Altos  Article about Packard Foundation's drought-tolerant landscape architecture: "The Drought Will Tell: The Packard Foundation Headquarters is Getting the Toughest Test it's Likely to Face" from Landscape Architecture Magazine

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Sponsors: City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County, PG&E Pacific Energy Center, Harley Ellis Deveraux

Location: LEED Platinum-Certified Portola Valley Town Center

Logistics: Joint Venture Silicon Valley

Workshop - Creating a Zero Energy Home - May 29, 2015

Agenda

Zero Energy Ready Homes - Sam Rashkin, Department of Energy

Zero Energy Homes for Today - Ann Edminster

A Homeowner's Journey Toward Zero Net Energy - Chie Kawahara, Midori Haus (Questions for contractors)

Getting to Net Zero Energy by Reducing Phantom Electricity Use - Chris Hunt, Power Down

Home Tour: Zero Energy Palo Alto Home

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Sponsors: City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County, Houze - The Zero Energy Home, PG&E Pacific Energy Center, Bay Area Regional Energy Network

Location: LEED Platinum-Certified Portola Valley Town Center

Logistics: Joint Venture Silicon Valley