Zero Net Energy Buildings
Marc Rosenbaum’s ‘Zero Net Energy Buildings’ has helped students produce hundreds of zero net energy home designs since 2011, many of which have been built.
Buildings are getting tighter to save energy while COVID is drawing attention to the importance of proper ventilation. How much ventilation is needed? For residential buildings, there’s a widely accepted standard.
ASHRAE 62.2 “Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings” Standard is a national standard that provides minimum requirements and methods for achieving […]
Amory Lovins, Co-Founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, says “Scott Sklar is a walking encyclopedia of American renewable energy.” He’s not kidding. 2,500 solar professionals have taken Scott’s “Solar Power 101” course, which was created in 2014.
The material held up remarkably well because Scott is such an incredible researcher and presenter. But recently Scott went […]
This Fall Wes Kennedy is teaching an incredible course called “Comprehensive Solar + Storage”. Consider taking it if you want to level-up your energy storage knowledge and earn a bunch of NABCEP credits. I asked Wes what kept him busy over the summer and his answer was unsurprisingly cool.
Here’s What Wes Has Been Up To
The Covid-19 crisis and climate change are boosting interest in ventilation and in training that helps people calculate the amount of ventilation needed in a home or building, says HeatSpring instructor Rick Karg.
Karg, who teaches ASHRAE 62.2 Ventilation for Single Family Dwellings, says people are increasingly interested in ventilation because it helps reduce the spread […]
Please join us in congratulating David J. Goldstein, the first Genius Grant award recipient for 2021. David is an engineer and an entrepreneur. He has self-funded the development of a new HVAC solution that has potential to make multifamily housing more affordable while increasing occupant comfort and reducing CO2 emissions.
We learned of David’s work through […]