Energy, Equity & Resiliency in Affordable Housing

Energy, Equity & Resiliency in Affordable Housing

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What does a successful Net Positive Energy strategy look like in multi-family affordable housing? How does a rental project prepare for renewable energy infrastructure with an unknown energy load? How can a net zero energy strategy create energy stability and resiliency for affordable housing residents. These questions and more will be answered in this deep dive into the Living Building Challenge’s Energy Petal. Experts in the field of affordable housing will share their experiences in developing affordable housing projects that are pursuing Net Zero and Net Positive Energy. Join this webinar to learn how the impacts of their commitment to renewable energy reaches far beyond the walls of each home.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the requirements of the Energy Petal of the Living Building Challenge
  2. Recognize techniques that can be utilized to produce highly energy efficient buildings
  3. Identify strategies for producing renewable energy on-site and working with residents to track and improve performance overtime
  4. Develop ways to utilize lessons learned on other projects into your practice on a building and community scale

This course is eligible for 1 AIA, GBCI, and LFA CEU.

Note that this course is also available as part of the Learning Path “Living Affordable Housing: 5-Part Series”.