Environmental sustainability is more than a buzz word; it is a responsibility. Energy master planning is essential for campuses that wish to be leaders in sustainability and global citizenship. Smith College's plan features unique elements focused on electrification of the campus thermal infrastructure. This session will provide you with tools to engage in meaningful campus discussion about implementing a transition away from fossil fuels for heating and cooling and achieving net zero carbon emissions.
Learning Outcome 1: Define 'energy master planning' and describe how it can help campuses reduce carbon emissions.
Learning Outcome 2: Outline an energy master planning process, including how different departments are involved in the decision-making process.
Learning Outcome 3: Describe actionable results from one college's energy master plan.
Learning Outcome 4: Explain how to implement an energy master plan.
Continuing Education Credits: AIA LU/HSW 1.0 Unit (SCUPN20273) | AICP CM 1.0 Unit
Presented By: Mike Walters, Principal, Director of Development, MEP Associates, LLC | Dano Weisbord, Executive Director of Sustainability and Campus Planning, Smith College