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Scaling Zero Energy Workshop and Happy Hour, Sponsored by Arup

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Arup

719 Second Avenue

Suite 400

Seattle, WA 98104

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It is now easier than ever to lead your community toward a zero energy future. Come join Brad Liljequist, Director of the Zero Energy Program at the International Living Future Institute in this 3-hour workshop on October 26, 2017 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm. Brad will share a current state of zero energy design based on current technology and construction, review the tools and program updates that ILFI has made to the Reveal Program and the Zero Energy Certification Program, and announce an exciting new partnership with New Buildings Institute.

Immediately after the workshop, Arup will host a free happy hour open to workshop attendees and additional local sustainability leaders where you can continue the conversation.

Register for either the workshop or the happy hour.


Learning Objectives
  • Describe the current state of zero energy buildings and technology
  • Define zero energy building, and describe the methodology for demonstrating achievement
  • Understand the difference between certification, database, and labeling programs provided by ILFI and NBI
  • Describe the opportunities for scaling zero energy building


Continuing Education

This event is approved for the following continuing education credits:

  • 1 LFA (Living Future Accreditation) hour
  • AIA pending




Speaker

Brad Liljequist

Brad directs the Net Zero Energy Program for the International Living Future Institute. The Institute is reinventing the human world to operate comfortably without fossil fuels and also reinventing the city to be a place of ideal human habitat-maximizing human happiness and fruitfulness while benefitting the planet.

As director of the Institute's Net Zero Energy program, Brad is at the forefront of a global transformation toward a carbon-free future. He directed the development of the Petal and Net Zero Energy Certified zHome, the first multifamily zero net energy community in the United States, as well as Issaquah Fire Station 72, the world’s most energy-efficient fire station and recipient of the international 2012 ASHRAE Technology award. Additionally, he is the author of The Power of Zero: Learning From the World's Leading Net Zero Energy Buildings. Brad has nearly three decades of experience catalyzing change in the fields of planning, environmental policy, urban design, construction management and sustainable building. He was educated at Georgetown University, the University of St. Andrews and the University of Washington Evans School.




ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL LIVING FUTURE INSTITUTE

The International Living Future Institute is an inspiring hub for visionary programs. Our mission is to lead and support the transformation toward communities that are socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative. Composed of leading green building experts and thought-leaders, the Institute is premised on the belief that providing a compelling vision for the future is a fundamental requirement for reconciling humanity’s relationship with the natural world. The Institute runs the Living Building Challenge, Living Community Challenge, Living Product Challenge, Net Zero Energy Certification, the Cascadia Green Building Council, Ecotone Publishing, Declare, JUST and other leading-edge programs. A global network of more than 400 volunteers across nearly 30 countries drive the local adoption of restorative principles in their communities.

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Arup

719 Second Avenue

Suite 400

Seattle, WA 98104

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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