The Multifamily Peer to Peer Network meets monthly on Fridays from 11:30 am to 1 pm (previously in-person, now virtually). Presentations cover a wide range of topics. Please register to attend by contacting Rudy Sturk at the Connecticut Green Bank.
October – TBA
“Building Systems and COVID-19”
Stephen Turner, President of Stephen Turner Inc., presents “Building Systems and COVID-19: Practical HVAC System and Space Use Upgrades to Promote Better Indoor Environments,” as part of the Connecticut Green Bank’s High Performance Multifamily Housing Video Series, with Deane Evans and Kathy Dorgan.
“Passive House: Scaling Up”
Lois Arena, Director of Passive House Services at Steven Winter Associates, discusses scaling up passive house implementation with Deane Evans and Kathy Dorgan.
“Modeling the Thermal Performance of Exterior Walls to Optimize System Selection”
Paul Selnau, architect and Vice President at Schadler Selnau Associates in Farmington, CT, presents “Modeling the thermal performance of exterior walls to optimize system selection,” and answers questions from co-moderators Deane Evans and Kathy Dorgan.
“The Decision Being Made Right Next to Us”
James Geppner, Executive Director of Erase40.org, presents “The Decision Being Made Right Next to Us” as part of the Connecticut Green Bank’s High Performance Multifamily Video series, and answers questions from co-moderators Deane Evans and Kathy Dorgan.
Presentations from previous Peer to Peer Network meetings are below. Click on the topic to view presentation.
|April 21, 2017||Understanding CT’s State and Quasi-State Agency Housing Related Energy Policies||Nick Lundgren, Department of Housing, & Marcus Smith, CHFA|
|April 21, 2017||Achieving High-Quality Deep Energy Retrofits in Multifamily Housing||Darien Crimmin, Winn Development|
|May 19, 2017||Energy Modeling Software: Uses, Benefits & Limitations||James Moriarty, Sustainable Comfort, Inc.|
|July 21, 2017||If Walls Could Talk: Designing and Building High Performance Building Envelopes||Peter Harding, Home Energy Technologies, & Susan Odell, Paul Bailey Architects|
|Sept. 15, 2017||Sustainable CT||Alyssa Norwood, Institute for Sustainable Energy, EastConn|
|Oct. 20, 2017||Standards for Rehabbing Historic Properties||Julie Carmelich, SHPO, DECD, with Karla Butterfield, Steven Winter Associates|
|Nov. 17, 2017||Connecticut’s Disaster Resilience Program||David Kooris, CT DOH|
|Dec. 15, 2017||An Overview of Hartford’s Climate Stewardship Initiative||Sara Bronin, Uconn Law School|
|Feb. 16, 2018||Multifamily Domestic Hot Water Design: How Can We Do Better?||Dylan Martello, Steven Winter Associates|
|April 20, 2018||Minimizing Combustion of Fossil Fuels in Multifamily Mixed Income Mixed Use Buildings||Bruce Becker, Becker & Becker Architects|
|May 18, 2018||Moisture Control in Multifamily Passive Houses||Dylan Martello, Steven Winter Associates|
|June 15, 2018||An Exploration of Resilient Design for Multifamily Housing||Don Watson|
|Oct. 19, 2018||The Unfolding of Passive House Construction in Connecticut: Project Updates and Lessons Learned||Susan Odell, Paul Bailey Architect|
|Jan. 18, 2019||Green and Healthy Homes Initiative||Kerry O’Neill, Inclusive Prosperity Capital|
|Feb. 15, 2019||Resilience evaluation of existing properties||Tom Chase, New Ecology|
|March 15, 2019||Cargill Falls Mill historic preservation and rehab project||Leanne Parker|
|April 26, 2019||Advanced Building Energy Modeling for Early Design Support||Nick Allen-Sandoz, Karpman Consulting|
|May 17. 2019||Our Buildings, Our Health||Karla Butterfield, Steven Winter Associates, Inc.|
|June 21, 2019||Historic preservation and multifamily housing rehab||Julie Carmelich, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)|
|Aug. 16, 2019||“The Decision Being Made Right Next to Us” (see video in tab above)||James Geppener, Erase40.org|
|Oct. 18, 2019||Making Affordable Fossil Fuel Free 2-4 Unit Housing||John Humphries, Executive Director/Lead Organizer, Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs, and Michael Uhl, System Smart LLC|
|Nov. 15, 2019||Net Zero Energy Buildings: Overcoming Obstacles||Linda Reeder, FAIA, LEED AP|
|Dec. 14, 2019||Sustainable Communities and Affordable Housing in CT||Commissioner Seila Mosquera-Bruno|
|Jan. 17, 2020||Whole Building Mechanical Engineering Design||Mark Gendron|
|Feb. 21, 2020||Solar for Multifamily Housing Properties||Isabelle Hazlewood, CT Green Bank|
|March 2021||Scaling Up Passive Multifamily: What’s Up In Massachusetts||Beverly Craig, Senior Program Manager, Low & Moderate Income Programs, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)|
|April 2021||Tracking Energy Performance in Multifamily Buildings||Todd Rothstein, CPHC and Director of Construction Services for Avesta Housing in Portland, Maine|
|May 2021||Passive House Domestic Hot Water||Adam Romano, Steven Winter Associates|
|June 2021||Leveraging Efficiency Program Resources to Advance Passive House Design||Nick Jones, Eversource|
|September 2021||Update on G3 Progress||Dr. Rebecca French, CT DEEP|