NEW! Thanks to an exciting new partnership, our upcoming School Building Science Fridays webinars will be presented through online sustainability education provider GBRI. We'll have more details soon, but you can register (free) now for our January webinar with the link below. Anyone who registered before 1/4/2022 will be automatically re-registered.
In this session, we will explore what net zero energy (aka zero net energy) and electrification mean, why these outcomes are important to state energy offices with California taking a lead, and why zero energy is achievable by all.
CE Credit: This session is worth 1 AIA HSW LU.
Carolyn Sarno Goldthwaite
Amy Cortese, New Buildings Institute
Will Vicent, California Energy Commission
Mike Wilson, Warren County Public Schools, KY
Carolyn Sarno Goldthwaite is a CHPS Board Director and former Senior Director of Advanced Energy Efficiency Solutions at the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP). Carolyn oversaw and coordinated NEEP’s programs to disseminate critical information between stakeholders, helped drive the successful completion of program deliverables, and more efficiently utilized resources to achieve organizational outcomes. She managed NEEP's High Performance Buildings team and assisted states in improving energy code compliance and operational energy savings for retrofits and new buildings. Carolyn has been a longtime CHPS partner and Board member and oversaw the adoption and continued use of the NE-CHPS Criteria.
Amy Cortese is Program Director at New Buildings Institute (NBI). Amy has experience in sustainable design consulting and implementation of energy efficiency market transformation approaches. At NBI, Amy is responsible for managing implementation teams covering all aspects of NBI's work. Her research has covered a broad range of technical topics, including individual and whole building technologies as well as a deep dive into decarbonizing the school sector. Amy also now serves on the CHPS Board of Directors.
Mike Wilson has been Director of Facilities for Warren County (KY) Public Schools since 2015. In this role, he oversees the district's custodial services and energy management. He is a native of Warren County who desires to see the students of the district grow academically, athletically, and socially, and he strives to ensure his department delivers exceptional service to the district's more than 17,000 students and 2,500 adults. Mike also served on the Warren County Board of Education and helped oversee the renovation of 5 schools and the construction of 7 schools, including the nation's first net zero energy elementary school, Richardsville Elementary. Mike has also recently joined the CHPS Board of Directors.
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