Achieve Net Zero Cost Effectively

  • 15 Dec 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Virtual via Zoom

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  • Payment may be made online via credit card or PayPal, or at the door via cash, check (payable to USGBC-Missouri Gateway) or credit card (VISA, MasterCard or Discover). Payments made in advance via credit card or PayPal are non-refundable.
  • Payment may be made online via credit card or PayPal, or at the door via cash, check (payable to USGBC-Missouri Gateway) or credit card (VISA, MasterCard or Discover). Payments made in advance via credit card or PayPal are non-refundable.

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In-Depth Seminar

Achieve Net Zero Cost Effectively

December 15, 2020


Participants will be challenged to imagine opportunities for approaching the climate challenge through solid economics. A wide range of foundational topics will be discussed, including Policy Development for ensuring success, Site Energy Master Planning; goal setting, prioritization, and; economics for energy efficiency and renewable energy; community scale opportunities; funding sources; and more. 


Energy Efficiency (EE) has always been “cost effective”.  Renewable Energy (RE) is now “cost effective”.  So why haven’t these really taken off.  Beyond the technical components, the seminar attempts to re-examine and recalibrate our mindsets so that we can build attitudes and mental constructs that truly support amplifying EE and RE efforts.  We have to re-vision the world as we know it in order to devise successful solutions to address the climate challenge and the existential threat/opportunity it presents.


SPEAKER

Tim Michels, President, Energy Resources Group, Inc.

Since 1975, Mr. Michels has been a principal of the firms that he has been involved with.  The common thread among the firms is their focus on Energy Efficiency, Appropriate Technologies, Renewable Energy and solutions to environmental problems.  He is a registered architect in the State of Missouri. He has taught courses in Solar Energy Design, Energy in Architecture, and Mechanical Systems at Washington University in St. Louis, and is presently teaching a graduate course on Energy and Buildings as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Energy, Environment and Chemical Engineering. Mr. Michels lectures widely on Energy Efficiency and on Solar Energy to lay and technical groups.  He has served on the ASHRAE Standards Project Committee 90.1, Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings, developing energy Efficiency standards for construction of new commercial buildings.


CONTINUING EDUCATION

Submitted for approval of 1.5 GBCI CE Hours and 1.5 AIA LU


WHEN

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

noon - 1:30 pm


WHERE

Virtual via Zoom


FEE

$15 for USGBC-MGC Members
$30 for Non-members


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