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Spring Forum 2018

  • Northwest Natural Gas Building NW Natural, 220 NW 2nd Avenue Portland, Oregon 97209 (map)

Spring 2018 Forum

Envelopes Inside and Out;
New Technology, Design, and Evaluation

  Friday, March 16, 2018, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM  (hours approximate)
Where:   Northwest Natural Gas Building, Downtown Portland
             NW Natural, 220 NW 2nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97209

Why:   Please join us for a discussion on innovative building envelope technology as it applies to energy efficiency!  We’ll take a look at this exceedingly complex building system that often overlooked and under optimized. So what’s new? How have the latest materials and systems affected life-cycle costs? How have new technologies influenced design? What are the roadblocks and limitations to super insulating all buildings moving forward?  And what are the options for evaluating and improving performance of existing building envelopes? Finally, we’ll discuss utility programs available to incentivize high performance building envelope execution.

Join us as we learn about what defines a modern high performance envelope and what the future holds!


·         Ruwan Jayaweera, PE, Senior Associate, PAE Engineering

·         Alex Zelaya, RA LEED AP BD+C, Associate, Hackler Architects

·         Christian Minor, Senior Program Manager, NW Energy Energy Efficiency Alliance

·         Toby White, VP and Director of Technical Development, Forensic Building Consultants

·         And more!

CEU:  Continuing Education Units available for this forum

Cost: $50 for regular member, $90 for non-members,  $25 student member, with current student ID, $45 non-member student, with current student ID.

Earlier Event: December 8
Winter Forum 2017
Later Event: June 8
Summer Forum 2018