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Thursday, May 12 • 10:30am - 12:30pm
Net Zero Energy: Current Case Studies and ​New Frontiers in a Carbon Free Future
Track: Case Studies

A new crop of net zero energy projects have arrived at the magic threshold of one year’s demonstrated performance and ILFI Net Zero Energy certification. They run the gamut of building type and technologies:
• The first major corporate NZE branch chain building – the PNC Fort Lauderdale, FL branch; 
• The DPR San Francisco and San Diego office buildings; and
• A quartet of homes in the Puget Sound basin: a 1920’s Craftsman remodel, a new SIP panel home, a tidy new home built by a community land trust, and a 1970’s home remodel which not only offsets the home’s energy use but the occupant’s EV as well.​

A special bonus will be a ground-breaking total carbon analysis of the DPR San Francisco office, presented by Ted Van der Linden.​ 

Following an overview of these projects, ILFI’s Brad Liljequist and NBI’s Ralph Dinola will then turn to a Pecha Kucha conversation about the future of net zero energy – what are we really trying to achieve, and how will we get there?

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Speakers
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Ralph DiNola

CEO, New Buildings Institute
New Buildings Institute CEO, Ralph DiNola, has dedicated his professional life to bringing sustainability, green building and energy efficiency innovation to scale. For more than 20 years he has served as a consultant to developers, governments and Fortune 500 companies seeking quantum advances in their building practices and projects. He has been invited to provide keynote presentations at corporate meetings and international conferences and... Read More →
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Brad Liljequist

Director, Net Zero Energy Buildings and Living Community Challenge, International Living Future Institute
As director of the Institute's Net Zero Energy and Living Community programs, Brad is at the forefront of a global transformation toward a carbon-free future. He directed 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... Read More →
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Ted van der Linden

Ted was with DPR Construction for 18 years, where he worked with clients on the evaluation of cost, schedule and strategy for numerous commercial construction projects. In 1998 he led the preconstruction effort on a first-of-its-kind “green” project designed by William McDonough + Partners for Aspect Communications in San Jose, CA. Ted was elected to the Contractor/Builder seat on the U.S. Green Building Council’s... Read More →


Thursday May 12, 2016 10:30am - 12:30pm
Westin: Ballroom 1