DOE Webinar Jan. 12 - Greensburg, Kansas: Lessons Learned and Steps Forward
January 04, 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building Technologies Program is offering a Webinar on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, from 12:00-1:30 p.m. EST titled "Greensburg, Kansas: Lessons Learned and Steps Forward."
This is the third and final Webinar about Greensburg, Kansas, presented by the Building Technologies Program. With the help of DOE and its National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Greensburg is rebuilding as a model green community after recovering from a massive tornado in May 2007. The town is incorporating ambitious renewable energy and energy efficiency strategies to realize its vision of becoming an affordable sustainable community. This Webinar will discuss:
- Successes in rebuilding green in the residential sector and ongoing efforts to establish a green home program in Greensburg
- The start of a new wind energy business and plans for the future
- Lessons learned about rebuilding green from a federal agency perspective.
This Webinar is geared toward federal agencies, state energy offices, renewable energy and energy efficiency associations, architects, planning firms, and residential and commercial builders.
The presenters will include:
- Lynn Billman, Senior Analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
- Haley Estes, Director of Marketing and Business Development, BTI Wind Energy
- John Holton, Architect/Engineer, Integrated Building and Construction Solutions (IBACOS)
Visit the Buildings Technologies Program Web site for information about research and development of technologies and practices to achieve the goal of marketable net-zero energy commercial and residential buildings.