Gregory Garrison presents on the integration of solar in the residential energy sector

Gregory Garrison presents on the integration of solar in the residential energy sector

Gregory Garrison is a successful entrepreneur and, by his own admission, a reformed capitalist. Most recently, after years of high consumption and recognizing its direct impact on our environment, he has committed himself to policy discussions designed to advance clean energy initiatives.  Mr. Garrison is the owner and president of Northeast Solar Design in Hatfield, MA and serves on a variety of boards whose objectives are to stimulate job growth and the emerging green economy.  His presentation is about the benefits of solar and distributed generation into the residential energy sector  Links Northeast Solar Design Presentation Video https://youtu.be/2mZPuLtMxV0...
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Lisa Clausen & Stephanie Stevens present on women in the construction industry

Lisa Clausen & Stephanie Stevens present on women in the construction industry

NECLMP is a joint partnership of the New England Regional Council of Carpenters (28,000 union carpenters) and the over 1,500 Contractors who are signed to use union carpenters in New England. Through her work with the Carpenters, Lisa Clausen is a part of the Northeast Center of Tradeswomen Equity, a non-profit organization helping women find work in the construction trades. More info on NCTE can be found at www.buildalifema.org. Ms. Clausen has worked for NECLMP for several years recruiting women and people of color to the field and working with owners of construction work to require diversity of their construction crews. She has also worked extensively on policy campaigns at the municipal levels that support the use of responsible contracting, diversity in construction, and protect against wage theft Stephanie Stephens is a 3rd year carpenters apprentice in Local 336. Ms. Stephens grew up in the Springfield area, joined the army at seventeen and served for three years, including two combat deployments to...
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Kent Hicks presents on making Net Zero homes & energy retrofits affordable, healthy, and low in embodied carbon

Kent Hicks presents on making Net Zero homes & energy retrofits affordable, healthy, and low in embodied carbon

To make a substantial and faster impact on reducing carbon emissions in our built environment, we need to remove the cost barriers of energy efficiency in new homes and of energy retrofitting our massive existing housing stock. Key to this strategy is the methodology of designing and building assemblies and systems that reduce building materials and increase construction efficiency while using healthy and low embodied carbon resources. For twenty years, Mr. Hicks, one of the first Passive House Consultants in the country, has been committed to mitigating climate change and incorporating best practices in building science while developing innovative approaches to affordable, healthy efficiency. Links Kent Hicks Construction East Branch Homes Presentation Video https://youtu.be/MjYiTYVRiCo...
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