TS132 Building Envelope Improvements for Decarbonization Objectives
Thu, Dec. 1, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
ConEd Credits: OAA 1.5; BSS 1.5
The decarbonization challenges of existing buildings is noted in the CaGBC report on deep retrofits of large buildings. The CIB interest rate on the funds are lower for deep retrofits when the projects have greater reductions of GHGs even if they cost more in initial costs. The federal government suggests using a 40-year lifecycle cost fossil fuel savings should reflect the rising price of carbon up to $300/ton. This presentation will review studies on interior and exterior energy savings options for windows while discussing the recladding of buildings and interior insulation options. The speakers will address how to model retrofit options and choose the right size new electric HVAC equipment to meet the changed loads. Join this session to learn new insights and solutions for the decarbonization of existing buildings.
Philip Ju, Ph.D., P.Eng., is a highly experienced engineer with over 20 years of international experience in the residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial sectors. His extensive list of professional experience includes designing and commissioning mechanical HVAC engineering systems; designing building automation systems (BAS), reviewing BAS shop drawings, programming controllers and commissioning BAS systems; designing renewable energy systems; implementing computer simulations for HVAC systems while also developing HVAC products. Dr. Ju graduated from Tianjin University, China, and is also the CEO of Sustainable Energy and Building Solutions.
Jiri Skopek provides advice to building owners and managers on sustainable development in the fields of design, asset and facility management, emergency preparedness, business continuity, smart buildings and innovative planning and business development solutions. He is a vice-chair of Districts 2030 Network Board of Governors, past chair of Sustainable Buildings Canada, and board member of Sustainable Housing Foundation and Beach Community Energy Coop and has been on the Smart Building (ASHRAE) Advisory Council. He leads the ORGANIZATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY & SMART BUILDINGS section of the Smart Building Supercluster Blueprint. He also serves on ISO TC59/SC3 and TC 268 on Sustainable Building Construction and Sustainable Community. Jiri is best known for developing Green Globes environmental assessment tools, which include assessments used by various organizations such as Green Building Initiative (GBI), BOMA Canada, CABA and APPA.
After 27 years of corporate procurement and planning responsibilities with Canadian Bechtel Engineering, Johnson & Johnson and Ontario Hydro, David Katz established Sustainable Resources Management in 1993 to invest in and provide, marketing and administration services to an energy management controls company. Trained on Applied Decision Analysis, Expert Systems and Life Cycle Costs, David provides training and consulting services in the application of these programs as they relate to using resources sustainably. His current focus is on making buildings smarter, healthier and energy efficient using people, programs and products in a holistic way. He participated in establishing OSEA and welcomes leading its energy efficiency council.
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