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Friday, February 15 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Closing plenary - What housing professionals need to know about net zero and the new energy grid

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Will the homes you’re building now be assets or liabilities on a Smart Grid? Many customers find solar intriguing. As you respond to customer demand and install solar electric systems, what happens when Midwest homeowners are sending power pack into the grid? Join a lively discussion to learn about solar system purchasing trends, utility approaches for meeting this new demand, home electrification and storage systems. This panel includes local utilities, renewable experts and champions of net zero and net positive homes. As a homeowner, business owner, builder, or remodeler you will learn how the buildings you live in and work on can help the electric grid become safer and more resilient.  
AIA 1.25 LUs, ASHI 1 CEC, BPI 1.25 CEUs, DSPS 1 CEU towards Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification, 1 CEU towards UDC-Construction Inspector Certification, IACET 0.1 CEU, ICC 0.1 CEU, NAHB, NARI 1.25 CEUs, NATE 1.25 CEHs, PHIUS CPHC, RESNET

Snacks and beverages will be provided during this closing plenary.  

Speakers
avatar for Jacob Corvidae

Jacob Corvidae

Rocky Mountain Institute
Jacob leads the Residential Energy+ team at Rocky Mountain Institute, which drives cost-effective, market-based solutions to transform and expand home efficiency in the US. He has been working on energy, buildings and sustainable community development for 20 years. He has led many... Read More →
avatar for Deb Erwin

Deb Erwin

Xcel Energy
Deb Erwin is Xcel Energy’s manager of regulatory policy for Wisconsin and Michigan.  Deb has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School.  Prior to joining Xcel Energy in 2014, Deb worked... Read More →
avatar for Amy Heart

Amy Heart

Sunrun Inc.
Amy Heart is director of public policy and attorney with Sunrun.  Sunrun is the nation’s largest residential solar company, serving 23 states, including Wisconsin.  Based in Milwaukee, Amy leads Sunrun’s rooftop solar policy efforts from Great Lakes states to Texas. Prior... Read More →
avatar for Tyler Huebner

Tyler Huebner

RENEW Wisconsin
Tyler has been the executive director of RENEW Wisconsin since June 2013 and works to advance renewable energy including solar for residential applications. He is very familiar with the costs and financing of installing solar because he helps run a solar program that helps residents... Read More →


Friday February 15, 2019 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Ballroom A/H

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