Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

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 4 years by moritomo

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT Energy Initiative

MIT Energy Initiative

Category: Environment/Energy | Updated 1 month ago

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


Viewed
43348 times

More from MIT Energy Initiative

High-Performance Rechargeable Batteries for Sustainable Transportation and Large-scale Storage of Electric Power

High-Performance Rechargeable Batte...

Added 5 years ago | 01:02:11 | 21879 views

Oil Dependence, ‘Oilpacity,’ and U.S. Foreign Policy in Africa

Oil Dependence, ‘Oilpacity,’ and U....

Added almost 2 years ago | 01:34:25 | 1490 views

Nate Lewis - Sunlight-driven hydrogen formation by membrane-supported photoelectrochemical water splitting

Nate Lewis - Sunlight-driven hydrog...

Added almost 6 years ago | 01:07:20 | 34710 views

Wind Energy 101 - Energy Futures Week 2011

Wind Energy 101 - Energy Futures We...

Added 4 years ago | 01:03:00 | 10281 views

The Future of Nuclear Power - Richard Meserve

The Future of Nuclear Power - Richa...

Added 2 years ago | 01:08:27 | 1865 views

Panel Discussion - UN Climate Change Conference: Implications for Domestic Energy Policy, Copenhagen, and Beyond

Panel Discussion - UN Climate Chang...

Added 6 years ago | 01:27:51 | 25926 views