Affordable Zero Energy Ready Homes Workshop: Hickory

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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm


Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley recently completed construction on the first certified DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in North Carolina. The home also qualifies for a two-year comfort and energy use guarantee through the Advanced Energy SystemVision program. This workshop will take an in depth look at the construction technologies and techniques involved in building an affordable Zero Energy Ready Home, including a super-insulated building envelope, as well as high performance heating, cooling, and ventilation systems. This workshop includes a tour of affordable Zero Energy Ready homes at various stages of construction.   
Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify affordable strategies for meeting DOE Zero Energy Ready Home requirements
  2. Explore high performance heating, cooling, and ventilation systems for low load homes
  3. Discuss the importance of monitoring and maintenance for optimum performance
  4. Experience affordable Zero Energy Ready Homes at various stages of construction 


  • Rob Howard, Director of Construction, Performance Construction Manager, Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating

Early Registration Cost: $200* (lunch included)
*Cost after April 21: $250
Students in UNC system Early Registration Cost: $175**
**Student Cost after April 21: $200

For more information and to register, click here.

Location: North Carolina Center for Engineering Technologies (NCCET), Hickory, NC (Note: This workshop is in Hickory at ASU's NCCET facility to allow for the tour of homes, which is right around the corner)
Time: 9:00am - 4:00 pm

Continuing Education Credits Offered: 6 AIA|LU, 6 USGBC, 6 PDH
All attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion

Appalachian Energy Center
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Janet Miller
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NCCET Cetner in Hickory, NC