Green Collaborative Meeting: Sustainable Buildings, January 21, Wellesley, MA

  • 21 January 2020
  • Start time : 09:00 AM
  • End time : 11:15 AM
  • Event Host : Sustainable Wellesley
  • Event Location : Wellesley Free Library, Wakelin Room, 530 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA, United States
Sustainable Wellesley
Event Description

Buildings contribute approximately 53% of Wellesley’s town-wide carbon footprint and approximately 70% of the municipality’s carbon footprint, which includes schools. This Collaborative meeting will focus on the state of the art of sustainable/net zero energy (NZE) construction and its application to commercial, municipal and residential construction.      

The Collaborative will also provide opportunities to:

  • Speak with contractors and suppliers with experience in energy conversions to learn how to make your home more sustainable; and 
  • Learn about rebates for energy efficient heating and cooling.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Sustainable Wellesley
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • William Maclay, Founding Principal, Maclay Architects – Bill is the author of The New Net-Zero, and has been recognized as a leader in innovative, ecological planning and architectural design since 1971. Bill helped design the Net Zero Ready Hunnewell School and is part of the team designing the Net Zero Wellesley Town Hall Annex. Maclay Architects was the recipient of the 2012 NESEA Zero Net Energy Building Award.

      Stephanie Horowitz, Managing Director, Zero Energy Design -Stephanie orchestrates projects that range from net-zero energy workspaces to Passive House certified homes. Stephanie was recently awarded Boston Home Magazine's Best Sustainable Architect. Her work has garnered a design award from the Boston Society of Architects as well as Citation for Sustainable Design.

      Fred Bunger, Vice Chair of the Wellesley Sustainable Energy Committee (SEC) and Marybeth Martello, Sustainable Energy Director – Fred and Marybeth worked with Wellesley’s Facilities Management Department to develop Draft Municipal Sustainable Building Guidelines (MSBG) and a one-page Summary. Fred and Marybeth have presented MSBG to departments, boards and committees across town and are making final revisions to MSBG based on the feedback they received.
  • Event type
    • Meeting

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