Net Zero Buildings Seminar

December 6, 2017

USGBC NJ presents

Net Zero Buildings and Much More:

LEED v4, Construction Impacts and Materials

Tuesday, January 30, 1 pm – 5 pm

The LIVE WEBINAR or IN-PERSON LOCATION:
200 Franklin Square Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC + TO QUALIFYING GRANTEES:

USGBC NJ has been awarded an education grant for NJ business from the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development.

This enables us to provide fully-funded training for employees of qualifying NJ businesses for increasing expertise, as well as for credentials and/or CEUs.

Contact Mary Ellen Garrigus at
coordinator@usgbcnj.org or 973-255-0442 for more info.

INSTRUCTORS:

Monika Serrano, LEED AP, MEP Estimating Engineer,Turner Construction Company
Michael Deane, LEED Fellow, Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer, Turner Construction Company

OBJECTIVES:

• Upon completion, participants will have an understanding for the design strategies, technologies utilized and components of net zero buildings.

• Upon completion, participants will have an understanding of the current net zero building statistics.

• Upon completion, participants will have knowledge of the environmental impact of the construction process.
• Upon completion, participants will be aware of some of the environmental and human health impacts of building materials and strategies to utilize products with reduced impacts.

• Net Zero Buildings

– Definition, current data, project highlights
– MEP efficient technologies in NZB
– The Envelope
– Passive House as a means to ZNE

 • LEED Buildings
      – Market Adoption of LEED v4 – is it happening?
      – Feature NJ Turner LEED buildings
      – Challenging credits in v4
• Reducing the Impact of Construction
      – C&D waste
      – Energy efficiency saves money and reduces emissions
      – Renewable Energy – will there be enough for our needs?
      – Water efficiency

• Materials

      – Living Building Challenge – toxicity and human health
      – WELL – health and wellness
      – Reducing embodied carbon
 FEE:
 Members: $125; Non-members: $150; Qualifying grantees: No Charge.

CEUs:
Approved for 4 AIA HSW – LU.
GBCI: May be self-reported.

Webinar Registration & more info:

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