ASHRAE Golden Gate Chapter Monthly Meeting - April
Electrification of Buildings
This month's meeting will be a lunch presentation over web conference. See below for call details.
Peter is the founder and CEO of Point Energy Innovations, a new consulting firm focused on working directly with owners and developers in the US and globally on the next generation of profitable, low energy, high performance and decarbonized buildings and industrial facilities.
Peter is an ASHRAE fellow. He has received numerous awards including the Renewable Energy Innovator of the Year and ASHRAE’s prestigious Award of Engineering Excellence--only given 4 other times in ASHRAE’s 100-year history.
He is a graduate of UC Berkeley and an ASHRAE Fellow. For over a decade, he has taught a graduate level course on advanced buildings at Stanford University.
Peter Rumsey, PE will discuss how ASHRAE members can play a key role in the transformation of the building sector towards zero carbon HVAC systems and buildings. Mechanical engineers are responsible for the single largest part of carbon emissions in buildings, the HVAC system. Fortunately, there are a wide variety of efficient electric heat pump systems that can replace burning fossil fuels to heat buildings. Coupled with 100% renewable or zero carbon electricity, we can easily lead the way to decarbonized buildings. Peter has years of experience designing very efficient all electric and net zero energy buildings. He will discuss his experience with buildings such as the Exploratorium, developer lead all electric buildings and the future of building HVAC systems. He will also look at the designer's professional carbon footprint and how that compares to our personal footprint. He will cover a lot of ground. Be ready to ask questions and enjoy your lunch hour.
Golden Gate ASHRAE - April Meeting
Fri, Apr 24, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
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