In this webcast, participants will learn about building affordable net zero energy buildings from Bill Brown, Director of Sustainability at Indiana University. Using his real life experiences as a case study, Brown presents practical strategies and discusses the benefits of building a net zero energy facility
About the Presenter
As Director of Sustainability at Indiana University, Bill Brown is responsible for catalyzing sustainability initiatives in academic programs and campus operations. Bill is a leader in the national green architecture movement and has served with the founding steering group of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Committee on the Environment. He participated in the Greening of the White House in 1993 and later founded Sustainable Evansville to bring those design principles home to Indiana. He currently serves as the Chair of the Indiana Chapter of the US Green Building Council and Secretary of the AIA Indiana Chapter. He is the recipient of two national AIA Presidential Awards and a US Green Building Council national award, and he was honored with an Award of Outstanding Achievement by the Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning Alumni Board in 2006.
This webcast was conducted through online conferencing software and captured for future viewing. This webcast includes a digital recording of the presentation.
To be awarded an electronic certificate of completion for attending or viewing this webcast, you must successfully complete a brief assessment to demonstrate your understanding of key course concepts.
Be able to:
- Identify two impacts buildings in the United States have on the environment.
- Describe three ways to develop affordable net zero energy buildings successfully.
Aired: 10 Oct 2011