FMXcellence: Next Frontier of Energy Efficiency
To many facility managers, the term “net zero energy buildings” might sound almost like an impossible dream. But in the past few years, a range of projects has demonstrated that a range of building types can achieve net zero energy consumption. These buildings use advanced design thinking and proven technology to make dramatic reductions in energy consumption; renewable energy is then used to provide for the building’s needs. This session will take a practical look at the net zero approach from the perspective of the facility manager. Panelists will share their experiences in both the design and operational stages, reviewing both successes and obstacles and highlighting the factors that made the projects work. The session will help FMs understand both what the net zero approach entails and the process required to make net zero a reality.
1. Learn how net zero energy buildings can reduce energy consumption while fully meeting functional needs for the space.
2. Understand the role of energy efficiency in the design of net zero energy buildings.
3. Review key steps in the design of a net zero energy building.
4. Learn about the challenges in achieving net zero energy performance and how to overcome them.
3/20/2018 9:00:00 AM
3/20/2018 9:50:00 AM
Building Operating Management Magazine
John Chadwich, AIA
Assistant Superintendent, Facilities and Operations
Arlington Public Schools
Marianne Larrisey, LEED GA
Senior Advisory Consultant