ATLANTA — ASHRAE announced that registration for the webcast, “Making Net Zero Net Positive: Solving the Efficiency & Cost Paradox,” is now open at There is no fee for registration.

The webcast will broadcast live on April 21, 2016, from 1-4 p.m. EDT. This webcast is offered by ASHRAE’s Chapter Technology Transfer Committee (CTTC).

“The presenters will discuss the primary technical and financial challenges in achieving net zero buildings,” said Nathan Hart, chair of the CTTC Webcast Ad Hoc Committee. “Viewers will learn the importance of, and why we should strive for, net zero in the built environment. The focus will be on realistic solutions and methods of energy conservation.”

The webcast presenters are:

• 2015-16 ASHRAE President David Underwood, P.Eng., CPMP, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

• Marc Brune, P.E., senior associate and mechanical engineer, PAE, Portland, Oregon

• Philip Macey, AIA, national director of collaborative delivery, JE Dunn Construction, Denver

• Paul Torcellini, Ph.D., P.E., principal engineer for commercial building research, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado

For those who are unable to view the live webcast, registration provides access to the free on-demand webcast, which can be viewed online until May 6, 2016.

For more information on the webcast and continuing education credits, visit

Publication date: 4/8/2016

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