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COTE’s 2030 Challenge Series Pt. II

November 28, 2017

Friday, December 8
12-1PM | AIA Portland
$10 | 1 HSW


Lunch will be provided!

This one hour lunch and learn workshop will be the second of COTE’s 2030 challenge series. This course will feature a brief intro to the 2030 challenge with a focus on reporting methods and tips for developing a reporting process strategy. The second half of the session will be a breakout workshop format to discuss some of the key elements of the reporting process and troubleshooting common issues.

In this presentation participants will be able to understand
1) the basic concepts and goals of the Architecture 2030 Challenge and the AIA’s Commitment.
2) setting an energy use intensity (EUI) baseline using Target Finder, Labs 21, or Code Equivalency and setting a 2030 EUI target based on this baseline.
3) which data is needed for reporting and methods for collecting data from various project teams/consultants
4) methods to facilitate an organized process for data collection, organization, and reporting using the AIA’s Design Data Exchange (DDx) platform

Ashleigh Fischer – ZGF
Ashleigh Fischer is a sustainability designer with experience in a diverse range of project types, from academia to urban districts. Initially drawn to the architecture industry to create built environments that serve clients and communities alike, Ashleigh developed a keen interest in high-performance design. She now helps guide the sustainable development certification process for ZGF projects including Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City in Japan, which is now the largest LEED Neighborhood Development Plan Platinum-certified smart city in the world. Currently, Ashleigh is supporting analysis and design efforts for a new residence hall at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, which is targeting net-zero energy.

Amy Jarvis – ZGF

A licensed mechanical engineer and former co-chair of the Portland Collaborative of the Cascadia Region Green Building Council, Amy Jarvis is responsible for sustainability consulting, energy modeling, renewable energy analysis, water analysis, and tax credit and incentive procurement. She has a comprehensive view of the LEED certification planning processes for building and urban design-scaled projects worldwide, including Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City. She has co-authored several articles on energy efficiency for industry journals such as the LEED® for Healthcare Reference Guide (2011). In 2012, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) recognized Amy as the New Face of Engineering.

Hannah Silver – GBD

Hannah Silver serves as the Sustainability Manager for GBD Architects, where she provides expertise and leadership in high-performance design strategies, the building certification processes, and corporate responsibility. With degrees in both Architecture and Urban Planning, Hannah provides the bridge between design decisions and their impact at the human, city, and global scale.


This course is sponsored by our partners at Energy Trust of Oregon