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 over 5 years by moritomo

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

MIT Energy Initiative

MIT Energy Initiative

Category: Environment/Energy | Updated 9 months ago

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


Viewed
45966 times

More from MIT Energy Initiative

Tony Hayward - Facing the Harsh Realities

Tony Hayward - Facing the Harsh Rea...

Added over 6 years ago | 01:07:50 | 24635 views

MITEI Seminar w/David Konisky - Cheap and Clean: How Americans Think about Energy in the Age of Global Warming

MITEI Seminar w/David Konisky - Che...

Added 10 months ago | 00:58:03 | 1534 views

Frank DiSalvo: Materials Challenges in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells

Frank DiSalvo: Materials Challenges...

Added over 6 years ago | 01:04:26 | 18067 views

Energy Efficiency Technologies Panel

Energy Efficiency Technologies Panel

Added over 7 years ago | 01:29:36 | 21528 views

The Future of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle - Summary Report Briefing

The Future of the Nuclear Fuel Cycl...

Added almost 6 years ago | 01:31:00 | 10885 views

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

MITEI Press Briefing - Part 1 - Mon...

Added over 6 years ago | 01:08:21 | 25629 views