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2020 Net Zero Fellowship


Congratulations to our fourth annual Net Zero Fellow: Mark McKechnie of Oregon Architecture, Inc. Mark used funding from Energy Trust of Oregon’s fellowship grant to research cost drivers associated with net-zero affordable housing in Oregon. Based on his research, he created resources that developers, designers and construction teams can use to evaluate a range of energy consumption reduction options and rate them according to cost of construction and return on investment.


Mark McKechnie

Mark McKechnie
2020 Net Zero Fellow

Mark McKechnie has been a practicing architect for over 40 years. For the past 12 years, he has been the principal of Oregon Architecture, Inc., an architecture firm in Southern Oregon that specializes in historic redevelopment, energy-efficient structures, assembly uses and multifamily housing.

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2020 Net Zero Fellow presentation – Reaching Net Zero in Affordable Housing

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