NetZero School Summit, January 31, Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT

  • 21 January 2020
  • Start time : 08:00 AM
  • End time : 04:30 PM
  • Event Host : AIA Connecticut, CT Green Building Council, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA)
  • Event Location : Yale School of Architecture, 180 York Street, New Haven, CT, 06511, United States
NetZero Schools Summit, CT GBC, AIA CT, Yale School of Architecture
Event Description

AIA Connecticut, in collaboration with the CT Green Building Council and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) is hosting their very first Net Zero Schools Summit at the Yale School of Architecture. A group of thought leaders and experts from across the country will discuss the issues of sustainability, carbon sequestration in construction, and construction methods to achieve Net Zero schools and move the design and construction industries toward a carbon positive future. 

The Summit’s goal is to host a candid discussion of sustainability, planning & designing, and construction of Net Zero schools with a goal of providing actionable information for the stakeholders behind school construction design. 


  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • AIA Connecticut, CT Green Building Council, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA)
  • Agenda
    • 8:00am - 8:30am Registration, Breakfast and Coffee

      8:30am - 8:45am Opening Remarks & Introductions
      Gina Calabro, Executive Director
      AIA Connecticut
      Gregg Lewis, AIA, LEED AP, Executive Vice President
      National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

      8:45am - 9:15am Embodied Carbon
      Dr. Jeremy Gregory, MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub

      9:15am - 11:45am Presentations & Panel Discussion: Sequestering Carbon Dioxide
      Dr. Brent Constanz, Blue Planet
      Dr. Gaurav Sant, CO2 Concrete
      Dr. Sean Monkman, CarbonCure Technologies
      Dr. Nicholas DeCristofaro, Solidia Technologies

      11:45am - 1:15pm Lunch, catering provided by Yale

      1:15pm - 2:15pm Kentucky Schools Adopt Net Zero Strategies for Construction
      Kenny Stanfield, Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects, Lousiville KY

      2:15pm - 3:15pm Zero Energy Should be the Norm Now that it's Free! (3 Ways to Procure Zero Energy Schools)
      Tony Hans, National Director of Sustainable Projects CMTA Engineers

      3:15pm - 3:30pm Break

      3:30pm - 4:15pm A Special Case Study Presentation
      Dr. Christopher Drew. Director of Sustainability Adrian Smith + Gordon Hill Architecture LL

      4:15pm - 4:30pm Closing Remarks
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • (see agenda)
  • Event type
    • Conference

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