CARBON NEUTRAL + CASHFLOW POSITIVE
Jacob from BR+A introduces ways of achieving carbon neutrality and cash flow positive designs. He reviews the three steps – efficiency, electrification, and renewables – and compares the systems needed when following different codes, from old conventional to O+. Finally, Jacob uses Boston-based case studies to show how buildings ultimately accomplished cash flow positive design.
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ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Jacob Knowles, Director of Sustainable Design
Jacob Knowles is the Director of Sustainable Design at BR+A, leading the firm’s sustainability consulting team. He is the champion for over 2 million square feet of Net Zero projects, winning awards such as AIA COTE Top Ten, I2SL Go Beyond, and grants for high performance and zero net energy buildings. He is also a board member of the Boston Society for Architecture.