Oct 2013 Net Zero Energy Design & Operation: Can We Get There?

  • 07 Oct 2013
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites - Overland Park
  • 85

Registration

  • Eight for Six Program - Get eight lunches for the price of six for $150.00. Requires Annual Prepayment for the entire year online through PayPal or at the door September Meeting only. $25.00 x 6 = $150.00.
  • If you are on the Board of Directors for AIA-KC Chapter, you are our Guest. Please complete the registration here.
  • REQUIRES PREREGISTRATION ONLINE & $25.00 per person payment by cash or check at the door.
  • Early-Bird Online Payment
  • REQUIRES PREREGISTRATION ONLINE $25.00 per person payment by cash or check at the door.
  • For On-line prepayment
  • REQUIRES PREREGISTRATION ONLINE $25.00 per person payment by cash or check at the door.
  • For On-line prepayment
  • If you are a City Official from KCMO, you are our Guest. Please complete the registration here.
  • A great opportunity to support Student Night and help defray the costs!
  • If you are on the Board of Directors for KC Chapter, you are our Guest. Please complete the registration here.
  • REQUIRES PREREGISTRATION ONLINE & $25.00 per person payment by cash or check at the door.
  • Early-Bird Online Payment
  • Walk-Ins are always welcome. For those who do not preregister prior to the cut-off date.

October 2013

Pre-Registration is Closed but walk-ins are welcome, please arrive early.

Cost is $30

This Month ASHRAE Welcomes

  Board of Directors & Members from 
  USGBC Central Plains & AIA-KC

Bring a guest from USGBC or AIA


 GBCI Approved  Course & ASHRAE PDH
1Hr Continuing Education Credit / Session
Net Zero Energy Design and Operation: Can We Get There?The State of the Industry

  During the luncheon we will review the status of the net zero energy industry, how to apply the various net zero definitions and discuss leading national examples.



Two Events for the price of one

(Luncheon 11:30-1:00 & Workshop/Forum 1:30-3:00)

Seating is Limited to 210 on a first come basis

(If space is available, Walk-ins are welcome, luncheon is $30)


Forum & Open Discussion
(f
ollowing the luncheon)
“Barriers to Address for Reaching Net Zero Energy Design & Operations” 
Discussing additional details for implementing
Net Zero Energy Design & Operations



 GBCI Approved Course & ASHRAE PDH
1 Hr Continuing Education Credit / Session

 Our Special Guest Speakers
(National Leading Experts)
Shanti Pless 
Engineer
Architect
 Shanti Pless
 Tom Hootman
 LEED AP  AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Commercial Buildings
Research Group


Director of
Sustainability


Shanti Pless

Senior Energy Efficiency Research Engineer, Whole Building Systems Integration Section Supervisor, Advanced Commercial Buildings Research Group, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Since Shanti joined NREL in 2000, he has worked with the Commercial Building Research Group with a focus on applied research and design processes for net-zero energy commercial buildings.  He is currently leading the development of the next round of Advanced Energy Design Guides and managing the Whole Buildings Systems Integration section in the NREL Commercial Buildings Research Group.   His recent research has focused on developing an energy performance based design building process for net-zero energy buildings, including documenting best practices for controlling capital costs while reaching net-zero energy goals, and is a recent recipient of a First Place 2013 ASHRAE Technology Award for his applied research in design and operation of NREL’s large scale net zero energy Research Support Facility.


Tom Hootman

Tom Hootman is an architect and author with an expertise in innovative sustainable design. Tom possesses strong design and technical skills and is an effective integrator of holistic sustainable design solutions. He has worked on a wide variety of high performance building projects at variety of scales from interiors-to buildings-to cities. One of Tom’s specialties is the design of net zero energy buildings and communities. He has worked on several net zero energy buildings, campuses and communities including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Research Support Facility. Tom’s new book, “Net Zero Energy Design: A Guide for Commercial Architecture”, published by Wiley in October of 2012, allows him to continue to share his knowledge on net zero energy buildings.

Tom is distinguished with active leadership in the community and industry. He has over a decade of volunteer service to AIA COTE and USGBC. He regularly writes and speaks on a variety green building issues at local, national and international venues. Over the last five years Tom has delivered over 50 presentations including several important national and regional conferences for USGBC, ULI and AIA. Tom is a passionate advocate for sustainability and always seeking to inspire others and lead by example.



Hope to see everyone at this month’s lunch program!

Please RSVP at www.kcashrae.org by Thursday 5 PM, October 3rd, 2013.

Fees are $25 for those who RSVP by deadline and $30.00 at the door.

Directions to Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Overland Park-West

Hotel Front Desk: 913-888-8440
Hotel Fax: 913-888-3438



Hope to see everyone at this month’s lunch program!
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