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Upcoming events

    • November 10, 2016
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Perkins Eastman 422 Summer Street, Stamford

    • November 15, 2016
    • 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Eversource Auditorium 122 Selden Street, Berlin

    Join CTGBC Colleagues, Eversource, UI and DOE

    Guest Speaker:Sam Rashkin, Chief Architect of the US DOE Building Technologies Office, has earned a national reputation for his work leading housing programs that have partnered with thousands of home builders and resulted in over one million certified high-performance homes. Sam has been leading the US DOE Zero Energy Ready Home program for the past several years, enabling leading builders to gain market differentiation while moving the housing industry to the next level of efficiency and performance. He was recently recognized for his contributions to sustainable housing with the 2012 Hanley Award. Sam received his Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University; and is a registered architect in California and New York. During his 20-plus years as a licensed architect, he specialized in energy efficient design and completed over 100 residential projects. Sam has also prepared hundreds of articles, technical papers, reports, and seminars; and contributed to other books on energy efficient and green construction.

    The 3.5 hour seminar will provide single and multi-family builders and energy raters with a comprehensive review of U.S. DOE Zero Energy Ready Home construction. 

    Some of the points that attendees will learn are:

    1. What critical components define a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home
    2. What eight compelling value propositions are unique to DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes
    3. How builders can achieve significant recognition for providing zero energy ready performance
    4. Why DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes are often the lowest cost option for home-buyers

    Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

    There is no cost to attend this event, but please REGISTER

    Limited to 4 attendees per company

    Please follow the sign to park in the visitor lot and enter the building at the Credit Union for registration.

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    • November 17, 2016
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic

                        Thompson Exhibition Building Tour

    CTGBC Members and colleagues will be touring the newest addition to the Mystic Seaport Museum on Thursday, 

    November 17, 2016.

    5:30pm Check-in, refreshments and networking

    6:00pm Presentation

    6:30pm Tour

    “This stunning building is the manifestation of many years of planning, bold vision, creative programming, and effective fundraising,” said Steve White, president of Mystic Seaport.

    In addition to the ground source water-to-water heat pump system, other sustainable features include:

    1. LED lighting
    2. a mega shading south porch roof overhang
    3. high end heat & light rejecting glass
    4. PVC roofing, it’s made from partially recycled material and can itself be recycled
    5. lots of wood
    6. eco-friendly carpet tile                                             There is no cost to attend, but please   Register.

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