Net Zero 2017

August 24th, 2017


Net Zero Plus Facility
Commerce, CA


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Early bird registration ends June 8th

 

The Net Zero Conference, Energy + Water + Waste, is the nation’s largest event dedicated to net zero building design. Attendee registration has nearly doubled in each of its first three years, thereby showing the building industry’s increasing interest in a net zero future. Verdical Group, the conference organizer, is projecting the host venue to be at capacity again with 600 attendees for the fourth annual event in August 2017.

The conference will include a full program of net zero case study presentations from nationally leading AEC firms, an exhibitor table expo, and high quality networking opportunities. The conference draws a wide array of high level decision makers and will also provide five Continuing Education Units for AIA, USGBC, and LFA professional credential holders. Download the Conference Flyer
 

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Deadline to submit: April 28th, 2017

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Last Year’s Highlight Video

 

Check out last year’s Net Zero 2016 Conference speakers, sponsors, and program here.

 

Net Zero Conference Press

 

Net Zero Buildings Magazine

March 24, 2017
Check out the Net Zero 2017 Conference mentioned below in the March issue of Net Zero Buildings Magazine!
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Recap: Net Zero 2016 Conference

October 11, 2016
VG's Sofia Siegel wrote an article recapping our Net Zero 2016 Conference that was published on the Verdical Group blog. Check out...
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Perspectives on Net Zero – What Does the Future Look Like?

September 30, 2016
VG has published an article on the Verdical Group Stories blog that discusses the Net Zero 2016 Conference panel, "Perspectives on Net...
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Net Zero 2016 Conference Featured in GB&D Magazine

August 31, 2016
VG's Net Zero 2016 Conference was featured in an exclusive article for Green Building and Design Magazine. "The 3rd Annual Net...
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NET ZERO PLUS TOURS
&
HAPPY HOUR IN THE HALL

 

The conference host venue, the IBEW-NECA Net Zero Plus facility, was featured in a recent PBS documentary narrated by Ted Danson on net zero buildings and is one of the few net positive buildings in the country, producing more energy that it uses annually. A tour of this groundbreaking facility will be given by IBEW-NECA technical staff on conference day so attendees can see the net zero strategies used in person that make this project one of the highest performing buildings in the country. The facility is a living lab, complete with the latest energy efficiency features and building technology including a massive solar array, electric vehicle charging stations, energy use dashboards, advanced lighting systems, and a microgrid – all of which will be on display for attendees during the tour.

After the conference educational sessions, enjoy a drink, music, and networking at our Happy Hour in the Hall. Your Happy Hour in the Hall and Tour registration includes two drink tickets. Separate registration for the tour and happy hour is available on our registration page here.

 

Shoulder Workshops

 

Zero Net Energy
for Existing Buildings

  • Location: IBEW/NECA Net Zero Plus Facility
  • Date & Time: August 23rd, 2017 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Cost: Free
  • Description: This four-hour workshop will outline best practice steps and approaches to comprehensively enhance the energy performance
    of existing buildings to Zero Net Energy (ZNE). The workshop will investigate retrofit opportunities in individual buildings as well as how
    advanced benchmarking can help prioritize opportunities across a portfolio. For more information on this workshop, please see the flyer here.
  • Registration: Interested attendees may register for this workshop here.

Net Positive Energy: Power & The Living Building Challenge

  • Location: Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator
  • Date & Time: August 25th, 2017 | 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • Cost: $150
  • Description: This session will take a look at the Living Building Challenge, particularly the intricacies of the Energy Petal, to teach participants about Net Zero Energy projects and what it means to become Net Positive. The session will showcase the latest projects and programs in place that are accelerating the uptake of Net Positive Energy Buildings and Communities. For more information on this workshop, please go here.
  • Registration: Interested attendees may register for this workshop here.

 
 
 


 

DATE & LOCATION

Thursday, August 24th, 2017  |   7:00 AM — 5:00 PM   |   IBEW Net Zero Plus Facility   |   6023 Garfield Ave   |   Commerce, CA 90040   |   Get Directions
 

We encourage all attendees to reduce your carbon footprint and use public transit, ride sharing, or carpooling to attend. Renewable Choice Energy is serving as our Carbon Offset Sponsor by offsetting all attendee transportation emissions and venue facility emissions for the day.
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PREMIER SPONSOR — $25,000

Premiere sponsor logo: Souther California Edison (SCE)
 

Venue Sponsor — $20,000

 

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Event Sponsors — $15,000

 

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EXHIBITOR SPONSORS — $2,000

 

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COMMUNITY SPONSORS — $1,000

 

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PARTNERS

 

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Media PARTNERS

 

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PROGRAM PARTNER

 

International Living Future Institute: Verdical Group is proud to collaborate with the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) as a Program Partner to bring world class speakers to the Net Zero 2017 Conference.
 


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Conference schedule
 

Conference Growth

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Selected Past Attendees

 

List of selected past attendees
 

Selected Past Sponsors

 

Logos of past sponsors: Mohawk Group, Edison, CHASE, SoCalGas and others.