In Deep Water: Examining the Water-Energy Nexus at the Building Level

Thursday, October 12, 2017
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

To optimize building performance, it is vital to consider the water-energy nexus in a building. Because water itself has multiple purposes, there is a variety of potentially impactful strategies to consider, including hot water, heating and cooling. Based on data-driven case study findings, this session investigates the challenges, benefits, and alternative approaches available. In addition, we’ll explore the metrics by which benefits are evaluated as payback time, water/energy savings, environmental impact, and lifecycle costs should all be part of the equation.

CEU Information: 

BENYC-1704: AIA 1.0 LU/HSW (pending)

 

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Manhattan