Technical Session: Solar Buildings & Architecture II *

Robert Pena
Jul 12, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Technical Session: Solar Buildings & Architecture II *

* Approved for (1, 1.5, 1.75) AIA Continuing Education System (CES) Learning Units

Moderator: John Essig


The Bullitt Center and Financing Deep Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Robert B. Pena

I’ll report on the performance of Seattle’s Bullitt Center after nearly three years of operation, and will describe the first major field test of the Metered Energy Efficiency Transaction Structure, an important demonstration of a new financial transaction structure that will allow energy efficiency to be financed as energy.



Design Schools as Drivers for Sustainable & Affordable Housing

This session will examine Penn State University’s development of a pair of houses for the State College community as a way to explore the benefits of utilizing architecture schools to design, analyze, and document environmentally and financially conscious housing in their local community.