Designing Net Zero Energy Buildings
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This two-part course provides an overview of net zero energy design. Starting with an overview of the various definitions of net zer o, Clark Bisel, Senior Vice President at WSP Flack & Kurtz guides viewers through recent efforts in achieving net zero buildin gs , major differences between the new California energy code and codes used elsewhere in the U.S., processes for reducing energy consu mption and generating renewable onsite energy to achieve net zero energy buildings, and an overview of major design constrai
- Explain how net zero energy buildings can drastically alter the carbon footprint of buildings throughout the United States.
- Identify the major processes for reducing energy consumption and generating renewable onsite energy to achieve net zero energy buildings.
- Describe the major design constraints and limitations pertaining to net zero facilities.
- Apply specific design and engineering strategies for achieving net zero energy buildings.