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Conference Presentations

Zero-energy Buildings on a Shoe-string Budget

Published 2020
SCUP 2020 Southern Regional Conference. Come learn how you can reduce operating costs and bring a zero-energy building to your campus, resulting in a lower carbon footprint and greater health and wellbeing for students.
Webinar Recordings

Transforming CSU Monterey Bay With the Living Community Challenge

Published 2020
California State University-Monterey Bay (CSU-MB) is the first university campus to register for the Living Community Challenge, becoming a model for how university campus design and planning can have a profound impact beyond the campus. We will discuss how our 2018 Architecture at Zero award-winning wellness and recreation design solution is transforming CSU-MB into a healthy, sustainable, net-positive environment.
Conference Presentations

Go Fast, Go Slow

Planning Early for Zero Net Energy
Published 2019
This session outlines a process for leveraging energy modeling early to gauge and clarify zero net energy (ZNE) feasibility and articulating the value proposition of high-performance design leadership. Come learn how to set meaningful energy targets, identify crucial design decisions, and demonstrate to stakeholders that setting ZNE goals is vital during procurement.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Campus Energy Master PlanningLocked

A Road Map to Carbon-Neutral Institutions in Northern U.S. Latitudes
From Volume 45 Number 3 | April–June 2017
Higher education institutions can lead the way in reducing energy consumption and advancing carbon neutrality by starting with their on-campus facilities.