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Net Zero Fellow Jean von Bargen Root presents new research on “Removing Barriers to Net Zero Commercial-Industrial Development”

NOVEMBER 8, 2022 | 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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Removing Barriers to Net Zero Commercial-Industrial Development

Jean von Bargen Root’s Net Zero Fellowship research explores barriers and opportunities to advance net-zero energy in commercial-industrial developments in Oregon. With a focus on the Willamette Valley, Rogue Valley and High Desert, Jean evaluates current and future climate conditions and assesses how local development codes, standards and policies help or hinder net-zero performance in this building type. An accompanying design guide provides detailed design solutions for mixed-use office/industrial, warehouses, pre-engineering metal building and unoccupied service buildings. 1.5 AIA HSW and 1.5 CCB CEUs available.

Learn more about the Net Zero Fellowship and other research findings.


About the presenter:

Jean von Bargen Root
Director of Sustainability at MWA Architects

Jean has been an architect and educator in the Pacific Northwest for more than 20 years and pursues projects that tackle sustainability and social justice. She oversees commercial-industrial, Net Positive and Living Building projects. She advocates for minority- and woman-owned businesses through her work with the National Organization of Minority Architects, student and professional mentorships, and in the development of project teams.



When: Thursday, November 3, 2022, 12–1:30 p.m.
Where: Webinar presentation through GoToWebinar. Log-in information provided at event registration.
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When: Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 5–6:30 p.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Express Medford
1375 Center Dr., Medford, OR 97501

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When: Thursday, November 10, 2022, 12–1:30 p.m.
Where: Environmental Center
16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend, OR 97703

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Date: November 8, 2022


5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Cost: Free

Event Category: New Buildings, Training


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