Conference Recordings

Zero-energy Buildings on a Shoe-string Budget

Published October 5, 2020
Presented by Philip Donovan, Little Diversified Architectural Consulting, Inc. | Jeff Chamberlain, University of North Florida | Alex Gordon, Eckerd College
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institutions referenced in this resource:
Eckerd College, University of North Florida

Deans, professors, and students all seek high-performance, zero-energy buildings because of their value in elevating recruitment, learning, and living outcomes on campus. Zero-energy buildings are now a reality on today’s shoe-string budgets. To become an advocate for high-performance, zero-energy design and construction, it’s important to understand the initial steps in implementing these projects. 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.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify energy-use benchmarks and subsequent goals for existing buildings, retrofit projects, and new construction.
  2. Explain how to implement new standards for design and construction of retrofit and new projects that will significantly reduce energy use.
  3. Build consensus on implementing high-performance, zero-energy projects among key project stakeholders, including administrators, deans, and students.
  4. Describe how to plan for high-performance, zero-energy projects within your current budget and timeframe as well as select the right design and construction teams to successfully complete the project.

Continuing Education Units: AIA LU/HSW 1.0 Unit (SCUPS20C909) | AICP CM 1.0 Unit


Philip Donovan

Little Diversified Architectural Consulting, Inc.

Jeff Chamberlain

Dean of the Hicks Honors College
University of North Florida

Alex Gordon

Eckerd College

Recorded October 5, 2020.

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