Take Control of your Energy Future - Net Zero New Home Construction, June 30, 7-9 PM EDT

  • 30 June 2021
  • Start time : 07:00 PM
  • End time : 09:00 PM
  • Event Host : GreenHomeInstitute
Net Zero New Home Construction
Event Description

Hear from 4 homeowners who attempted to take their new homes to net-zero and learn about their experience so you can help others do it or do it yourself. What does it take to make new projects get to net-zero? What are the costs? Barriers? Strategies and opportunities?

These are real-world projects so tune in and stick around to talk individually with each owner and their project team to get your questions answered during the breakout sessions.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • GreenHomeInstitute
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Janette Bremer - USPS employee who with her husband had designed and built their dream home with GHI member R Value Homes. It is called the Thornapple River Retreat a GreenStar Silver and Zero Energy Capable Certified home in the Grand Rapids area.

      Kate Miller - Grandmother, observer of Nature, community builder, and an advocate for community. Building and living sustainably comprise a small part her envrionemtal responsibility. It is an enormous learn-ing curve in architecture. Kate has taken the step from dreaming of a green house to actualizing that dream in South West MI.

      Larry Ponziano - has a uniquely constructed home in Crown Point, Indiana built in 2017. This home is made entirely from locally sourced, 85% recycled light gauge steel framing, this double envelope structure features nearly no petroleum based insulation yet using physics to create minimal thermal bridging. Larry’s top priorities when building this low toxicity, healthy, net Zero Energy home was comfort, health, and energy efficiency.

      Rob Derksen - Built an Energy Star Certified, ICF & Geothermal home for his family in SE Michigan.
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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