The Living Building Challenge Energy Petal is intended to signal a new age of design, wherein the built environment relies solely on renewable forms of energy and operates year round in a pollution-free manner. In this in-depth review of the Energy Petal, participants will gain an understanding of how to create Net Zero Energy buildings. This interactive session will present detailed case studies of several Net Zero Energy certified buildings - identifying the design and operational challenges these projects had to overcome to meet their Net Zero Energy goals. Appropriate for anyone working in the building industry, this workshop is particularly suited for participants interested in energy use reduction and renewable energy and the strategies and behavior change needed to achieve Net Zero Energy buildings.
3 AIA, BPI, GBCI Continuing Education Units Available.