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.
Break

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.
Lunch

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.
Break

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.
Q&A

4:00 p.m.
Meeting Adjourns

New Buildings Institute Facilitators
- Ralph DiNola, CEO, ralph@newbuildings.org
- Heather Flint Chatto, ZNE Project Manager, heather@newbuildings.org

Schools Advisory Board
Co-Chairs

Tom Torlakson
California Superintendent
of Public Education

Chet Widom
California State Architect

Colleges Advisory Board
Co-Chairs

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