Path to Net Zero for Commercial Buildings Conference - Hosted by Energize CT

October 27, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Eversource Energy Auditorium (enter by the Credit Union)
107 Selden St
Berlin, CT

Interested in helping CT build the next generation of Net Zero buildings?

Join us for a Commercial Net Zero Conference hosted by Energize CT!

Photo credit: Jillian Corley, Omega Institute for Sustainable living, Rhinebeck, NY


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

AIA credits offered

Questions: Contact (860-665-3688)


Path to Net Zero for Commercial Buildings Conference Agenda

Registration (begins at 8
:30 am)

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 

Session 1 (9:30 – 10:50 am)

Net Zero Certification Programs & Certified Project Case Study – Omega Institute
Ralph DiNola, CEO, New Buildings Institute and Laura Lesniewski AIA LEED AP BD+C, Principal Architect, BNIM 

Session 2 (11:00 – 12:15 pm)

NZE Kern Center at Hampshire College Case Study Panel
Jason J. Jewhurst AIA, Principal, Bruner/Cott Architects

Lunch (12:15 – 1:00)

Lunch Session (12:30 – 12:50)
Sbrega Health and Science Building at Bristol Community College Case Study

Jacob Knowles, LEED AP, Director of Sustainable Design, Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers, LLC and Nathan Butt AIA, LEED AP, Sasaki Design

Session 3 (1:00 – 2:15)

Breakout Session (Ex. Choose A or B)

A.   Pathways to Net Zero Energy Schools
Christopher Schaffner, Green Engineer

B.   Achieving Desired Outcomes through an Integrated Design and Commissioning Process
Mark Walsh-Cooke PE LEED AP BD+C, Geoff Gunn PE, Alex Kozinets PE, Arup

Session 4 (2:25 – 3:40)

Designing for Net Zero using Energy Modeling
Nicholas Allen-Sandoz and Maria Karpman, Karpman Consulting 

Closing (3:45 – 4:00)

John Kibbee, Manager, C&I Implementation, Eversource 



$40.00 CTGBC Member Discount

$50.00 Regular Admission