USGBC MA Residential Green Building Meeting, 10/16, 5:45pm, Boston- Guest Speaker John Rockwell of Zehnder America

  • 16 October 2017
  • Start time : 05:30 PM
  • End time : 08:00 PM
  • Event Host : USGBC MA
  • Event Location : USGBC MA, 50 Milk Street, 16th Floor - Edison Conference Room, Boston, MA, 02109, United States
USGBC MA Residential Green Building Meeting, 10/16, 5:45pm, Boston-  Guest Speaker John Rockwell of Zehnder America
Event Description

Join USGBC MA's Residential Green Building Committee for our October Meeting, with Guest Speaker John Rockwell of Zehnder America.

John will speak on: Whole-House Ventilation Systems and Providing Healthy, Comfortable, & Energy Efficient Indoor Solutions. At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

1. Understand the advantages and weaknesses of supply-only, exhaust-only, and balanced ventilation systems
2. Learn how heat recovery ventilation enables a comfortable and healthy environment
3. Understand HRV/ERV's role in building an energy efficient home
4. Learn how to evaluate and choose the most effective HRV/ERV system

About the USGBC MA Residential Green Building Committee:

The Residential Green Building Committee is focused on improving the housing stock of the Commonwealth by championing green building practices in our communities. Join us on the second Monday of each month to be a part of the movement.

The committee’s objectives are to work to raise the awareness of the benefits of residential green building and remodeling and to increase the quantity of projects registering for LEED for Homes. The committee, through education and outreach, will focus on the following:

-Hold across MA, Lunch and LEED, education sessions and tours on topics such as Zero Net Energy, Deep Energy Retrofits and REGREEN
-Help the community understand and implement LEED for Homes and residential green building, remodeling and retrofits
-Ensure that our target markets are aware of available green building tools and resources
-Partner with other Green Building Programs
-Establish a collaborative relationship with a professional and/or community organizations
-Develop case studies and green residential building content for the USGBC MA website

Committee Meetings:

Please contact Kimberly Le ( if you are interested in joining this committee or plan on attending an upcoming meeting.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • USGBC MA
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • John Rockwell:

      John received his Bachelor of Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and his Master of Architecture from the University of Miami. His work since then has included teaching, residential design for other firms and in his own practice, municipal clean energy management, utility‐funded weatherization, building science and Passive House construction. While designing and building his own low‐energy, high‐performance home, he became a Technical Sales Engineer with Swiss‐owned Zehnder America, manufacturer of among the most efficient Heat Recovery Ventilation systems available in North America.

      “Zehnder America” is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems (AIA/CES). Credit(s) earned on completion of this program will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request. This program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product. Questions related to specific materials, methods, and services will be addressed at the conclusion of this presentation.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Meeting

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