• Marin Remodelers Forum (Brown Bag) Lunch & Learn: The How and Why of High-Performance Building Envelopes

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    Name: Marin Remodelers Forum (Brown Bag) Lunch & Learn: The How and Why of High-Performance Building Envelopes
    Date: March 15, 2023
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT
    Event Description:

    The Marin Remodelers Forum is a sub-group of Marin Builders Association where members in the remodeling realm come together to learn about each other, build connections, share resources and collaborate at meaningful events.

    This Lunch & Learn meeting will feature a panel discussion between multiple industry experts and specialists on the subject of 'The How and Why of High-Performance Building Envelopes: Our Electrical Grid and our Health Depend on It'

    Please note that this will be a hybrid event - both in person and on Zoom.  Please email Christine to reserve your spot and be sure to note whether you will be attending virtually or in person.  If you are attending virtually, a meeting link will be emailed to you the week of the event. 

    Since we are gathering at the lunch hour, if you are attending in-person, please feel free to bring a bag lunch to enjoy!

    Topics that will be covered include:

    Electrification of the grid relies on tight and well-insulated building envelopes
    • California utilities are struggling to keep the power on while codes push for electrification. 
    • Increasing renewables mismatch time of use and require massive energy storage
    • High-performance envelopes are thermal batteries - a passive, low-tech asset
    Tight and well-insulated building envelopes: Avoid pitfalls by following building science
    • A thermos instead of a paper cup
    • Avoid the new risk of moisture and IAQ problems
    Healthy indoors in tighter homes
    • Active ventilation, humidity control, healthy materials
    A Q&A will follow.
    If you have a question or topic you would like the panel to address, please email Christine.


     
    Location:
    This will be a hybrid event - both in person and on Zoom

    The zoom meeting link will be sent out to the registrants the week of the event.

    For those who are attending in person, the location is our office at 660 Las Gallinas Avenue, San Rafael
    PLEASE PARK ACROSS THE STREET AT THE NORTHGATE MALL

     
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, March 15, 2023
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Since we are gathering at the lunch hour, please feel free to bring a bag lunch to enjoy if you attend in person!
    Contact Information:
    Christine Puccini, Director of Membership and Business Development
    Fees/Admission:
    Complimentary
    Please email Christine to register  and please be sure to note whether you are attending virtually or in-person.
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