Half Day Class on Net Zero Buildings: The Latest in Renewable and Sustainable Energy of Buildings

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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is offering a half day course on Net Zero Buildings on Monday, November 17th, 2014.  Here are the details:

This half-day course will discuss the latest options available in commercial products for renewable energy production for the built environment, as well as options and systems to make buildings highly energy efficient. The overall goal is to create buildings that use less energy, thus requiring less renewable energy in the goal of producing Zero Energy Buildings.

Key topics include:

  • High performance HVAC Systems
  • High performance lighting systems and controls
  • Controlling energy usage in a building: monitoring and education
  • Creating electricity in a building: PV, wind, CHP, fuel cells, etc.
  • Creating other energy on site
  • Microgrids in a high performance building



  • Latest proven technology to reduce energy consumption
  • Latest proven technology to produce energy on site
  • Latest proven technology to monitor energy
  • Upcoming Microgrid technology for buildings

All course materials will be provided electronically. Registered students will receive access instructions in their enrollment reminder emails prior to class.  The cost of the course is $130.

To register or for more information, click here.

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