Zero Energy Ready Home Training for Arizona Building Professionals

March, 22 2017 –  Phoenix, AZ

Meeting Summary

On March 22, 2017, the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) conducted a training to educate and encourage the building of Zero Energy Ready Homes (ZERH). Local ENERGY STAR builders, raters, manufactures and utility officials attended the training. Sam Rashkin with the Department of Energy instructed the group on “Zero Energy Ready Homes, the Experts Choice”. Meritage Homes and Mandalay Homes were the “Voice-of-the-Builder”, providing stories of, how their companies evolved, challenges, key lessons learned and recommendations into becoming ZERH builders. 

Arizona Public Service provided the training space and beautiful lunch and breakfast, while SWEEP and the Energy Efficiency Business Coalition (EEBC) sponsored the training.

Below you will find links to workshop materials and all available presentations. For additional information about the training, please contact Nancy Kellogg, nkellog@swenergy.org.

Materials List  

Presentations

  • Zero Energy Ready Home The Experts’ Choice
    • Sam Rashkin: Chief Architect, U.S. DOE Building Technologies Office
      • Part 1: Zero Business Solutions
      • Part 2: Zero Specifications
      • Part 3: Optimized Comfort System
      • Part 4: Zero Recognition
  • Zero Builders in Action