Our Homes: Getting to Net-Zero Energy
For our first event of 2013, we welcome renowned author, Ann Edminster. This talk is based on her recent work and award-winning book, Energy Free: Homes for a Small Planet. Get an overview of the principal strategies used to design and build net-zero energy homes – new or remodeled – as well as the challenges and roadblocks that are often encountered. Gain a variety of resources available to homeowners pursuing this ambitious goal!
Speaker Bio: Ann Edminister, Principal, Net-Zero/Green Home Consultant and Founder, HouseTalk, Inc.
Ann Edminster is a leading green building consultant, speaker, teacher, and author. Her recent work and award-winning book, "Energy Free: Homes for a Small Planet," focus on net-zero energy homes. She is also a founder of HouseTalk, Inc., a new online resource for building professionals and homeowners. Ann has taught for groups including AIA, USGBC, Pacific Gas & Electric, and Southern California Edison. She was instrumental in the creation of LEED for Homes. Her clients include major builders, software companies, design firms, developers, public agencies, utilities, investors, and homeowners.
Please note: the hosting of speakers for the Tuesday Harvest Speaker Series does not constitute an endorsement by the Town of Portola Valley (Town). The Town does not endorse any of the speakers, their businesses or the information provided in their presentations.