Affordable Zero Energy Ready Homes Workshop

Event date: 
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Description:Zero Energy Ready Home Sticker

Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley recently completed construction on the first certified DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in North Carolina. The home also qualifies for a two-year comfort and energy use guarantee through the Advanced Energy SystemVision program. This workshop will take an in depth look at the construction technologies and techniques involved in building an affordable Zero Energy Ready Home, including a super-insulated building envelope, as well as high performance heating, cooling, and ventilation systems. This workshop includes a tour of affordable Zero Energy Ready homes at various stages of construction.   
Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify affordable strategies for meeting DOE Zero Energy Ready Home requirements
  2. Explore high performance heating, cooling, and ventilation systems for low load homes
  3. Discuss the importance of monitoring and maintenance for optimum performance
  4. Experience affordable Zero Energy Ready Homes at various stages of construction 

Early Registration Cost: $200* (lunch included)
*Cost after May 11: $250
Students in UNC system Early Registration Cost: $175**
**Student Cost after May 11: $200

For more information and to register, click here!

Location: North Carolina Center for Engineering Technologies (NCCET), Hickory, NC (Note: This workshop is in Hickory at ASU's NCCET facility to allow for the tour of homes, which is right around the corner)
Time: 9:00am - 4:00 pm

Continuing Education Credits Offered: 6 LU|HSW, 6 PDH, 6 USGBC
All attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion


Rob Howard, Performance Construction Manager at Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating

Additional Presenters:
David Treleven, Building Science Specialist at Advanced Energy
Chuck Perry, Program Director of the NC Energy Efficiency Alliance will present the appraisal section

Appalachian Energy Center
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Janet Miller
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Jamie Russell, PhD, MEng
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