Webinar: Getting to Carbon Neutrality: Reimagining Our Homes, November 4, 7 pm EDT

  • 4 November 2021
  • Start time : 07:00 PM
  • End time : 08:30 PM
  • Event Host : EcoAction Arlington
carbon neutrality, healthy housing
Event Description

In this webinar, the second in the Getting to Carbon Neutrality series, industry experts will describe the basics of zero carbon buildings and how to transform our homes and other buildings to meet the goal for carbon neutrality. Learn how energy efficiency improvements and electrification of our heating systems, hot water tanks, and various appliances can reduce emissions while saving money and improving comfort in our homes. There will also be an optional tour of zero carbon buildings in Arlington on Saturday, November 6. 

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • EcoAction Arlington
  • Agenda
    • Agenda:

      7 – 8 pm – Introductions, presentations and moderated panel discussion
      8 – 8:30 pm – Audience Q&A

      Optional Tour:

      Take a tour of two zero carbon buildings in Arlington on Saturday, November 6 with Scott Sklar. Both buildings are on the same property and the tour will last approximately one hour. The optional tour is an in-person event and not virtual.

      Two tour options — 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
      Each tour will last approximately one hour.
      Option available when registering for the webinar.
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Carl Elefante, Past President, American Institute of Architects — rethinking community development for an equitable post-carbon world.

      Sandra Leibowitz, Founder and Owner, Sustainable Design Consulting LLC — retrofitting our homes and buildings to be zero carbon or zero energy.

      Scott Donelson, President Home Energy Medics LLC — practical tips for homeowners and renters on improving energy efficiency and shifting away from natural gas systems and appliances.

      Helen Reinecke-Wilt, Arlington County Sustainability Planner — Green Home Choice Program and other Arlington initiatives.


      Joan Kelsch, Green Building Program Manager at Arlington County (retired)
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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