September 18, 2018

Innovative thinkers to build your capacity

Dr. Laura Nelson

Executive Director Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development

For two decades, Dr. Nelson has been proactive in defining and supporting balanced and sustainable energy solutions. Since 2014 she has been the Executive Director of the OED.

Sam Rashkin

Chief Architect US DOE, author

Construction industry visionary who has been leading conferences across the nation. His unique role as Chief Architect allows him to notice trends, threats and opportunities that are informative, instructive, and motivational.

Utah Mayor’s Panel

Join the Mayors from Moab, Park City, Salt Lake and Summit County as they discuss the different initiatives and innovations that their cities are pursuing.

Emily Niehaus

Mayor – Moab, UT

Andy Beerman

Mayor – Park City, UT

Jackie Biskupski

Mayor – Salt Lake City, UT

Kim Carson

Summit County Council Chair

Case Studies

for the Commercial Track

Arch|Nexus Sacramento Office

The Arch Nexus design firm’s Sacramento office (Arch|Nexus SAC) is not only the world’s first Living Building to be an adaptive reuse of an existing building, but also the first to receive LBC 3.0 certification, the first Living Building in California, the first Living Building to be owned and operated by a design firm, and the first LEED v4 Double-Platinum building (BD+C & O+M) on the planet.

Davis School District_ZEB DiscussionBureau of Reclamation Building

The BOR project consists of about 50% office space and 50% workshop. Utilized for training and heavy vehicle maintenance by the Bureau of Reclamation, the ~10,000 square foot recently constructed facility aims to be Net Zero Energy by the Department of Energy’s standard.

Summit Schedule

9:00-9:30 AM Registration & Check In
9:30-10:45 AM Keynote with Sam Rashkin
10:45-11:00 AM Break & Dialogue
11:00 AM-Noon Mayor’s Panel
Noon-1:00 PM Lunch (provided)
1:00-2:00 PM (Commercial Track) The State of Net Zero Energy Design & Local Case Studies
1:00-2:00 PM (Residential Track) Case Studies & Best Practices of Net Zero Living in Utah
2:00-2:30 PM Break & Dialogue
2:30-3:30 PM (Commercial Track) Local Case Studies Continued
2:30-3:30 PM (Residential Track) Innovation & Affordability on the Path Toward Net Zero
3:30-4:00 PM Break & Dialogue
4:00-5:00 PM Plenary Wrap-up with Sam Rashkin
Summit Presented By

The Summit has been organized by the Utah Net Zero Consortium and the Great Basin Collaborative of ILFI.

Platinum Sponsors

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