Pre-Summit Training

Path to Zero Net Energy School Retrofits:
Technical Training for Building Industry Professionals

Brought to you by the Investor-Owned Utility Proposition 39 ZNE Schools Pilot

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 10:00-4:00 p.m.
Pasadena Convention Center | 300 E. Green St. | Pasadena, CA 91101

This training is included at no addtional cost with all one- or two-day education passes. To register for education sessions, click here.

Meeting Agenda

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Welcome & Introductions
• Introduction to CA ZNE Goals & Policies
• Overview of the IOU Prop 39 Zero Net Energy Pilot
• Technical Introduction to ZNE – NBI National Research

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Targeting ZNE
• Making ZNE a part of the designer contract and using the Owners Project Requirements to guide the ZNE process
• Setting performance targets: more than just EUI

11:15 – 11:30 a.m.

11:30- 12:30 p.m.
Designing to the ZNE Target – Part 1: Design for Performance
• Using Case Studies as a Guide: The technologies and design approaches that have a proven track record in ZNE projects, including daylighting, radiant heating/cooling, lighting controls, plug load controls, LEDs and beyond

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

1:00-1:45 p.m.
Designing to the ZNE Target – Part 2: Design for Operations
• Defining the elements that need to be put into a building in order to enable ZNE operation, from energy monitoring and fault detection, to diagnostics and operations manuals

1:45-2:30 p.m.
Building to the ZNE Design
• Ensuring that a ZNE design becomes a ZNE building, from selecting contractors, construction and commissioning, to fine-tuning

2:30-2:45 p.m.

2:45-3:30 p.m.
Operating to the ZNE Design
• Taking ZNE design to ZNE reality: selecting equipment, ongoing commissioning, maintenance, bridging from design to operations, and user training/occupant engagement

3:30-4:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.
Meeting Adjourns

New Buildings Institute Facilitators
- Ralph DiNola, CEO,
- Heather Flint Chatto, ZNE Project Manager,

Schools Advisory Board

Tom Torlakson
California Superintendent
of Public Education

Chet Widom
California State Architect

Colleges Advisory Board

Erik Skinner
Deputy Chancellor
California Community Colleges
Chancellor’s Office

Van Ton-Quinlivan
Vice Chancellor
Economic Development and
Workforce Preparation
California Community Colleges
Chancellor’s Office

Complete list