April 15, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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"Making Larger Strides, Leaving Smaller Footprints: How to Design and Build Net-Zero Energy-Efficient Buildings with Current Technologies"
Learn how to "CONSERVE and CONVERT" with five easy-to-understand keys (the "ODESA" concept):
1. Building ORIENTATION;
2. Building DESIGN;
3. The thermal ENVELOPE;
4. SYSTEMS within;
5. Alternative ENERGY.
Special Focus: The Envelope, Please! How does a home lose or gain heat? Learn the six mechanisms of heat transfer and how to achieve an excellent thermal envelope (floors, walls, roof, doors, and windows).
Net-Zero Energy Use
SPEAKER BIO: BRIAN R. PROPP
President & CEO, Insulated Component Structures – Rocky Mountain, Inc. (“ICS SIPs”) Brian Propp has traveled extensively throughout the world managing rebuilding efforts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Sudan, and the former Soviet Union. His passion to find better building techniques and to conserve energy, especially fossil fuels, led him to begin manufacturing ICS Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) in Colorado. As a double-alum of the University of Colorado (CU) and former Adjunct Professor at the University of Denver (DU), he now enjoys speaking throughout the Rocky Mountain region about his five easy steps to “Conservation and Conversion” in his presentation
"Making larger strides; leaving smaller footprints: How to design and build net-zero energy-efficient buildings with current technologies.”