Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in

Stephen Selkowitz: Zero Energy Buildings - Potentials and Realities

This seminar was given on November 18, 2008 as part of the MITEI Seminar Series. Abstract: To address growing concerns about energy supply, carbon emissions, and the workplace, buildings are increasingly asked to meet higher and potentially more complex levels of performance e.g. net zero energy, sustainable and green, healthy and comfortable workplaces, grid-friendly, etc. Are these goals achievable or illusory? To what degree can they be achieved today in practice; and what innovation (technology, process, financial) is needed to fully reach these aggressive performance levels in the future? About the Speaker: Stephen Selkowitz is Department Head, Building Technologies Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he manages 70 technical staff in a building science R&D program encompassing Windows and Daylighting Systems, Lighting Systems Research, Simulation Research, Commercial Building Performance, Demand Response Research and High Tech Buildings. The MITEI Seminar Series is proudly sponsored by CERA.

Comments (1)

great post, i like This seminar was given on November 18, 2008 as part of the MITEI Seminar Series. Abstract: To address growing concerns about energy supply, carbon emissions, and the workplace, buildings are increasingly asked to meet higher and potentially more complex levels of performance e.g. net zero energy, sustainable and green, healthy and comfortable workplaces, grid-friendly, etc. Are these goals achievable or illusory? To what degree can they be achieved today in practice; and what innovation (technology, process, financial) is needed to fully reach these aggressive performance levels in the future? About the Speaker: Stephen Selkowitz is Department Head, Building Technologies Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he manages 70 technical staff in a building science R&D program encompassing Windows and Daylighting Systems, Lighting Systems Research, Simulation Research, Commercial Building Performance, Demand Response Research and High Tech Buildings. The MITEI Seminar Series is proudly sponsored by CERA.

Posted almost 5 years by moritomo

You need to log in, in order to post comments.

MIT Energy Initiative

MIT Energy Initiative

Category: Environment/Energy | Updated 4 months ago

Created
January 23, 2009 13:51
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
45108 times

More from MIT Energy Initiative

Presidential Campaigns Debate Energy

Presidential Campaigns Debate Energy

Added over 7 years ago | 01:27:00 | 17064 views

The Future of Natural Gas - Interim Report Briefing

The Future of Natural Gas - Interim...

Added over 5 years ago | 01:29:57 | 23402 views

MITEI Press Briefing - Part 1 - Moniz, Baldo, Nocera

MITEI Press Briefing - Part 1 - Mon...

Added almost 6 years ago | 01:08:21 | 24706 views

Arun Majumdar: Using Science to Innovate in Efficient Energy Utilization

Arun Majumdar: Using Science to Inn...

Added almost 7 years ago | 01:08:53 | 11104 views

MITEI Press Briefing - Part 3 - Sterman, Ortiz, Greenstone

MITEI Press Briefing - Part 3 - Ste...

Added almost 6 years ago | 01:10:09 | 20038 views

Harish Hande: Energy Services for the Poor

Harish Hande: Energy Services for t...

Added 7 years ago | 01:10:34 | 32621 views