Conversations in Renewable Energy

New York, NY

Wednesday July 17, 2019

  • 8.0 AIA / PDH Contact Hours
  • 8.0 HSW Contact Hours
  • 6.0 GBCI CE Hours
  • 6.0 LA CES Hours

Event Details

  • $245 - Full day
  • $165 - Half day

GROHE Live! Center
160 Fifth Ave, 4th Floor
Entrance on West 21st Street
New York, NY 10010


Dimming for Energy Savings


Manny Feris
Lutron Electronics

AIA Course ID 396LTG
USGBC 092001102

9:00 am - 9:45 am

By reviewing national energy statistics and using real world case studies, the participant will be able to describe the importance of dimming for energy conservation in commercial buildings. Also, by reviewing energy data and design guidelines, the participant will be able to determine how dimming helps meet energy savings goals and where to best apply different dimming technologies.

A Primer on Green Materials


Douglas P. Casper, AIA, LEED AP,
President, DPC Continuing Education, Inc.

AIA Course ID 375MAT
USGBC 90009185

9:50 am – 10:35 am

This class introduces attendees to green materials selection – the theory and practice. What is the basis behind green material selection and what are the ultimate goals of the LEED program? Identify new trends in building product standards and their implications for the building industry.

Commercial Public Safety and Access Issues for Concrete Pavers Design and Construction


Dan Moreland

AIA Course ID 418PAV

10:40 am – 11:30 am

This presentation presents some basic, common-sense aspects to paver design. Key subjects, such as: ADA compliant floor and ground surfaces, wheelchairs, slip resistance, and deicing & plowing will be addressed. Issues related to permeability and light reflectance will be covered as well.

The Luxury Bathroom: Designing Luxury Experiences in Today’s Bathrooms


Gray Uhl, Regional Trainer
LIXIL Water Technology Americas

AIA Course ID 419WAT

11:35 am – 12:20 pm

Designing today’s luxury bathroom means more than selecting high end faucets, fixtures and finishes. Designers are pushing beyond the norm and integrating spa and wellness elements, taking bathrooms to new heights. Explore 10 ways to stimulate your customers senses and design a total luxury experience.

Solar & Geothermal Power: a broad overview


Jean-Pierre Clejan,
NABCEP, IGSHPA, Technology Executive, GreenLogic Energy;

Zachary Fink,
Vice President, ZBF Geothermal, LLC AIA 285SOL

USGBC 90009273

1:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Attendees will be introduced to the economics that make solar electricity and geothermal HVAC systems an attractive choice for commercial and residential buildings. What are the various incentives programs that exist in New York City and the surrounding areas? Review recent case studies of LEED projects that incorporated solar electricity and geothermal HVAC and embraced a higher level of energy efficiency in their designs and realized significant benefits from the synergy of these technologies.

Check in and Breakfast 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Lunch Provided 12:20 pm – 1:00 pm


GROHE Live! Center
160 Fifth Ave, 4th Floor
Entrance on West 21st Street
New York, NY 10010

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DPC Continuing Education, Inc.
5 Terry Lane, Plainview, NY 11803
phone: 516-681-0057
fax: 516-730-5083

More Information

Government employees and Groups of three or more individuals from the same firm will be offered the reduced prices of $215 for the full day.

Cancellation policy: If you need to cancel your reservation, please do so by phone or email, five business days prior to the date of the event. There will be a $25 administrative fee, or your deposit can be tranferred to a future seminar.

Please note: Seminar topics and speakers may be subject to change.

Handouts will be available (and included) for all attendees, along with access online.

Certificates will be available at the conclusion of the event.