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Decarb for a New Tomorrow

October 20, 2020, 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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Natural gas accounts for over 50% of the recent carbon dioxide growth in the past few years, leading some policymakers to look at building decarbonization to meet local climate goals. Designers are seeking new technologies to reduce carbon and meet these policies through all-electric and hybrid solutions. NBI will present three initiatives focused on technologies to support the industry’s transition to low carbon building operations. Learn about the developments in residential and commercial heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, induction cooking, renewable energy, electric vehicles, energy storage systems, smart controls, and more. By the end of the webinar, participants will understand key actions and technologies to implement on their projects to reduce carbon emissions.

1.5 AIA HSW CEU pending

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The Building Electrification Technology Roadmap (BETR) will provide information about viable electric technologies for multiple building types and ages that can replace gas using equipment today. Hear about recent advancements in heat pump know-how. The GridOptimal Buildings Initiative presents strategies for design teams to optimizing building performance to promote grid integration and enable electrification while reducing carbon emissions and saving energy. Understand grid-connected equipment and strategies that support load-shifting. Advanced Water Heating Initiative is researching high-efficiency, grid-connected Heat Pump Water Heaters (HPWH) to help transition the market to electric sources for water heating. Learn about market updates and opportunities to prepare for the future.


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October 20, 2020 9:00am October 20, 2020 10:30am

Portland, OR United States


New Buildings Institute
(503) 761-7339
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