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Coffee Break: Sacrificing Health & Productivity for Energy

  • 14 May 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Virtually, of course!

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Coffee Break

Sacrificing Health & Productivity for Energy
with guest, Ty Newell

Need a break? A quick face-to-face with your green building community? New thoughts, ideas, and conversation to jump start your day? 

Join USGBC-MGC for a 'Coffee Break' - a quick, lively conversation on a timely green building topic! 

Friday, May 14 at 10 am join your join your Green Building Are Better community for a morning with Ty Newell, co-founder of Build Equinox and Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Illinois, to talk about the importance of ventilation in our buildings. 

DESCRIPTION
Why do we place "saving" energy above health and productivity when designing buildings?  Today's refrigerator cost $40 per year for energy, while today's ventilation standards cost us a sick day ($500) and 10% cognition productivity reduction ($5000).

FEATURED GUEST: Ty Newell is co-founder of Build Equinox, a manufacturer of CERV ("serve") smart ventilation technologies. He is Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Illinois. Ty has worked in renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable living technologies, HVACR and building sciences for over 40 years. Ty lives in a zero plus energy home in Urbana Illinois with rainwater harvesting and two first gen EVs. Build Equinox is located in a 4500 square foot Morton building that is net zero with 8.5kW of solar PV. 

WHEN
Friday, May 14, 2021, 10:00 - 10:30 AM

WHERE 
Virtual event via Zoom.
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FEE
Free for all attendees!

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