Sustainability Series--Solar Technology--An Indepth Discussion Including Case Studies
10 May 2012
The Center for Design 1000 St. Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70130
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AIA New Orleans is proud to partner with Global Green USA and USGBC-Louisiana to feature the next installment in our 2012 Sustainability Series!
The Sustainability Series--Solar Technology--An Indepth Discussion Including Case Studies presented by AIA New Orleans at the Center for Design on Thursday, May 10.
This presentation will offer an in-depth explanation of solar technology, the best practices for designing and installing solar, and the current state of solar globally and in Louisiana. Attendees will learn about different solar applications, how solar energy systems are rated and compared, and innovative new design practices to integrate solar technology into residential and commercial buildings.
Additionally, this Sustainability Series event will present a case study of a home's energy usage before and after the installation of a solar panel system, substantiated by pictures, videos, and online monitoring data. Attendees will gain familiarity with the concepts and terminology of solar technology, and be able to better communicate these ideas and benefits in their work and day-to-day life.
The speaker for this Sustainability Series event will be David Denny, a Solar Energy Consultant for Joule Energy. Mr. Denny is one of two individuals in Louisiana who has achieved a NABCEP PV Technical Sales certification (http://www.nabcep.org/), a recognition of comprehensive knowledge of the concepts, applications, and benefits of solar technology.
This event isfreeand open to the public.
1 AIA CU|LU, SD|HSW does apply and will be reported for AIA members. Non-members must request a certificate to self report.
Scheduling Note: the Sustainability Series will begin with a brief reception at 5:30 pm, with the presentation beginning at 6:00 pm. The doors to attend this event will be open as early as 5:00 pm. Parking is available on the street or any of the nearby pay-to-park lots.