Codes and Policies to Advance Zero Goals: Policies for Retrofits and New Construction

Webinar / June 18, 2020

This is a Best of the Forum session. States and local governments are actively developing policy approaches aimed at driving towards zero energy and/or zero carbon new buildings and deep emission reductions for existing buildings. Across jurisdictions, successful strategies involve…

National Grid Zero Net Energy Spring Forum: Policy

Webinar / June 2, 2020

The National Grid Zero Net Energy Spring Forum Policy Webinar features experts on leading ideas and policies from regional jurisdictions. Topics include stretch codes, innovative programs, and incentives that will support owners and project teams. Join local and regional professionals…

Getting to Zero Energy in Schools is Achievable! Showcasing Successful Zero Energy School Projects from Around the U.S.

Webinar / May 28, 2020

This one-hour webinar highlights two projects that demonstrate the proof-of concept in zero energy school construction: King Open/Cambridge Street Upper Schools & Community Complex in Cambridge, MA and Richardsville Elementary in Warren County, KY (which has been operating at zero…

National Grid Zero Net Energy Spring Forum: Design

Webinar / May 19, 2020

The National Grid Zero Net Energy Spring Forum Design Webinar features local technical experts who highlight case study projects that feature deep energy savings and net zero design. Join local and regional professionals who are interested in learning methods to…

A Deeper Dive into Zero Net Carbon Schools

Webinar / May 18, 2020

Building on the overview provided in the Zero Net Carbon Schools webinar hosted on April 1, 2020, this 2-hour webinar took place on May 14, 2020. We took a deeper dive into the technical aspects of the process, spheres of…

A Call to Action for Zero Embodied Carbon Webinar

Webinar / April 2, 2020

This is a Best of the Forum session. Getting to zero requires targeting both operating and embodied carbon. Buildings are responsible for 39% of global carbon emissions–28% attributed to operational carbon, and 11% to embodied emissions from materials and construction…

Zero Net Carbon Schools Webinar

Webinar / April 1, 2020

Intended for K-12 & community college administrators, operations managers, school board members, and other influencers, this online training goes into depth on zero net carbon (ZNC) school retrofit strategies, lessons learned of districts and technical experts, and resources in designing,…

GridOptimal: Outcomes and Lessons Learned from the First Pilot Project

Webinar / January 30, 2020

This is a Best of the Forum session. AIA credits for this course are available until 1/14/2023. The role of buildings in the grid is changing as historic grid infrastructure strains to handle more centralized and distributed renewables, electric vehicles,…

Financing Approaches for Getting to Zero Schools

Webinar / January 9, 2020

AIA credits for this course are available until 10/30/2022. The path to zero energy school construction can be a daunting one. Some issues may seem overwhelming such as, how do you pay for it? Financing renewable energy solutions and energy…

Getting to Zero Energy in Schools is Achievable! Stories from schools on the path to zero

Webinar / December 17, 2019

This one-hour webinar will highlight two projects that demonstrate the proof-of concept in zero energy school construction: P.S. 62 – the Kathleen Grimm School in Staten Island, NY and John J. Sbrega Health & Science Building at the Bristol Community…