Path To Net Zero for Commercial Buildings Conference - Hosted by ENERGIZE Connecticut, October 27

  • 27 October 2017
  • Start time : 09:00 AM
  • End time : 04:00 PM
  • Event Location : Eversource Energy Auditorium, (enter by the Credit Union), 107 Selden St, Berlin, CT, United States
Path To Net Zero for Commercial Buildings Conference - Hosted by ENERGIZE Connecticut,  October 27
Event Description

Help Connecticut build the next generation of Net Zero buildings.
In this educational session you will learn about Certification Programs, Energy Modeling, and Utility Programs through the use of Net Zero Case Study Panel presentations and Technology Breakout Sessions.

Topics include: Certification Programs, NZ Case Studies, Technical Breakout Sessions, Energy Modeling, Utility Programs - EE and Solar.

Keynote (9:00 – 9:25 am) Achieving Net Zero Today
Paul Torcellini, NREL Principle Engineer for Commercial Buildings Research Group introduced by Nick Jones, Residential New Construction – Program Lead, Eversource

AIA credits are available. Please be sure to indicate during registration if you will be requesting credits. There is a $10 discount for all CTGBC members. The fee for all others is $50.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided during the session.

  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Paul Torcellini, NREL Principle Engineer for Commercial Buildings Research Group
      Paul is the principle engineer for the Commercial Buildings Research Group and has been at the NREL for 19 years. Prior to this role, he was the group manager for the Commercial Buildings Research team. He also spent three years as a technical advisor to the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. Paul was an instrumental part creating the process to achieve the Zero Energy Building status for NREL's Research Support Facility.

      Paul has authored or co-authored more than 50 papers and articles related to energy efficiency and zero-energy commercial buildings. Among his many awards, Paul has received two ASHRAE Technology Awards for his energy-efficient buildings work and two Energy User News magazine's Efficient Building Awards. Paul has been key in the development of the Advanced Energy Design Guide series from ASHRAE and has chaired two of the guides for K-12 schools and grocery stores.

      He has also been an adjunct faculty member at Colorado School of Mines and the University of Denver. He is a registered professional engineer.
  • Event type
    • Annual Meeting/Event

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