On-Site Solar and Net Zero Building for Colleges/Universities Conference

Friday, May 31

9 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Dallas County Community College District

9596 Walnut St.
Dallas, TX 75243

Conference Agenda

 

Welcome

  • 9 - 9:10 a.m.
 

Keynote Presentation

  • 9:10 - 10 a.m.

If My College Decides to Add On-site Solar, What Does That Mean for Our Facilities Department?

Dan Lepinski, Principal Solar Design Engineer, North Texas Renewable Energy Engineering, Inc.

 

Breakout Session 1

  • 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

On-Site Solar Questions and Answers

Dan Lepinski, Principal Solar Design Engineer, North Texas Renewable Energy Engineering, Inc.

 

Breakout Session 2

  • 11 a.m. - Noon

Guided Table Discussions

Dan Lepinski, Principal Solar Design Engineer, North Texas Renewable Energy Engineering, Inc.

 

Below are examples of questions to be discussed:

  • Describe the major reasons you are considering solar at your college/university?
  • Do you consider solar energy a luxury or a necessity at your college/university? Why?
  • What barriers exist for installing solar at your college/university?

Lunch and Table Topics 

  • Noon - 1 p.m.
 

Afternoon Keynote Presentation

  • 1:00 - 2 p.m.

Net Zero Energy: incredible, practical, and doable –
lessons from its first decade

Brad Liljequist, Progam Manager, Zero Energy, McKinstry

 

Betin Santos, Business Development Manager, McKinstry

 

Breakout Session 4

  • 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Gaming for a Resilient Future: Designing Net-zero Energy Campuses

Prem Sundharam, Global Sustainability Leader, DLR Group

 

Lindsey Perez, Southeast Region Sustainability Leader, DLR Group

 

Evaluations / Feedback / Future Topics 

  • 3:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Critical Considerations, Legislation, Next Steps & Wrap Up

 

Adjourn

  • 3:15

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