Zero Net Energy Commercial Building Training

Zero Net Energy Commercial Building Training


February 13, 2017 –  NREL, Golden, CO

Meeting Summary

On February 13, 2017, SWEEP conducted a training to educate and encourage the building of Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Commercial Buildings Training. Local, builders, raters, manufactures, officials and community leaders attended the training.

The Training was sponsored by Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

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

Materials List 


  • City and County Experiences: Denver, CO 
    Scott Prisco, CPD Development Scvs, (CPDDS) City and County of Denver
  • City and County Experiences: Boulder, CO 
    Andy Bush, Principal, Morgan Creek Ventures 
    Collin Tomb, Boulder County Environmental Health
  • City and County Experiences; Fort Collins, CO 
    Gary Schroeder, Senior Energy Services Engineer, Fort Collins Utilities
  • NREL’s Report; “Cost Control Strategies for Zero Energy Buildings” 
    Shanti Pless, Technical Manager II, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Goals, Policies, Incentives and Resources 
    Parker Cohn, Associate Product Portfolio Manager, Xcel Energy 
    Amy Cortese, Senior Program Manager, New Buildings Institute (NBI)

Additional Resources