Description: This intermediate-level course will introduce ZNE fundamentals and practices that are the basis of ZNE projects.

Topics Covered: What is ZNE, how ZNE impacts energy use, home performance with ZNE, how to meet remaining energy needs of a building.

Target Audience: building department, sustainability department, and planning department staff, other building industry professionals.

Duration: Short Course (60-90 min)


BayREN Support for Local, Regional, and State Climate and Energy Goals

BayREN supports the efforts of local residents, businesses, and governments to help buildings achieve zero net carbon emissions. BayREN seeks to advance this goal consistent with Bay Area local government policies, including building codes and ordinances, climate action and municipal plans, and economic development initiatives. BayREN also supports and recognizes the benefits of similar goals including Zero Net Energy, Zero Net Electricity, Zero Energy Cost Buildings, Zero Energy Districts and other aligned activities.