Practical Design Techniques for Net-Zero Buildings

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Live webinar airing on October 13, 2022 at 2:30 PM EDT
Sponsored by cove.tool
Presented by Sandeep Ahuja and Jennifer Betancourt

Learning Objectives:

  1. Analyze building designs for various performance criteria.
  2. Compare different strategies for daylight, glare, quality views, etc.
  3. Develop an understanding of their project’s energy consumption and carbon footprint.
  4. Identify which mechanical systems, envelope assemblies, and other engineering inputs provide the best cost optimization.

Credits:

HSW
1 AIA LU/HSW
ICC
0.1 ICC CEU
IACET
0.1 IACET CEU*
AIBD
1 AIBD P-CE
AAA
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
AAPEI
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NLAA
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
NSAA
This course can be self-reported to the NSAA
NWTAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia

This course introduces the general concepts used in building performance. Practitioners from the AEC industry will benefit from learning about the need for using daylight to guide design moves along with energy, glare, carbon, and cost in the early design process. Concepts will be demonstrated in an automated web-app but will be broadly applicable to a wide range of tools. A general overview will be followed by step-by-step guidance and a Q&A session.

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Photo courtesy of cove.tool


Sandeep

Sandeep Ahuja, is the CEO and Co-Founder of cove.tool, the end-to-end building performance and data app. Most recently, Sandeep presented at the UN environment assembly, with 1500 global delegates, on the impact of buildings on climate change, showcased at the Tedx Atlanta and won the Forbes 30 under 30.

With her desire to bring automation into the AEC world, she is pioneering the integration of data driven thinking into the design and construction process by developing intelligent software.

Jenni

Jennifer Betancourt, is a Senior Associate, Senior Project Manager, Architect, and Sustainability Leader at Dewberry. Her ability to form trusted relationships with clients over the past 16 years at Dewberry has led to repeat business and many lasting partnerships. In addition to managing complex commercial, higher education, library, and civic projects, she provides consulting services to teams around the country on projects with high-level sustainability and net-zero energy goals.

 

cove.tool End-to-end automated performance analysis for every team to stay coordinated and on target. Get beautiful analysis graphics for energy, daylight, carbon, and more in-house. Skillfully select the lowest cost and highest performance material components for new construction and renovations. Use machine learning to effortlessly look through thousands of options

 

Originally published in October 2022

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