Conference Presentations

Energy Master Planning to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Delivered March 8, 2020
Presented by Mike Walters, Principal, Director of Development, MEP Associates, LLC | Dano Weisbord, Executive Director of Sustainability and Campus Planning, Smith College
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institutions referenced in this resource:
Smith College

Environmental sustainability is more than a buzz word; it is a responsibility. Energy master planning is essential for campuses that wish to be leaders in sustainability and global citizenship. Smith College's plan features unique elements focused on electrification of the campus thermal infrastructure. This session will provide you with tools to engage in meaningful campus discussion about implementing a transition away from fossil fuels for heating and cooling and achieving net zero carbon emissions.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Define 'energy master planning' and describe how it can help campuses reduce carbon emissions.
  2. Outline an energy master planning process, including how different departments are involved in the decision-making process.
  3. Describe actionable results from one college's energy master plan.
  4. Explain how to implement an energy master plan.

Continuing Education Units: AIA LU/HSW 1.0 Unit (SCUPN20273) | AICP CM 1.0 Unit

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