Energy Efficiency of Historic SitesDate: Friday, May 12, 2017
Location: Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington, Mt. Vernon, VA
8:00: Registration & Breakfast
9:05: Opening Presentation: Historic Environment Scotland, Roger Curtis, Technical Research Manager, Conservation Directorate, Historic Environment Scotland
Codes and Energy Analysis
9:40: Energy Efficiency Codes Overview
11:20: Reducing Energy Consumption in Historic Buildings from a Mechanical Perspective, Jim Gawthrop, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP, Mechanical Engineer, Summer Consultants
1:00: Improving the Energy Performance of Mass Masonry Enclosures, Christina Parker, Senior Staff II – Building Technology, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc.
1:35: An Unfair Reputation: Performance of Mid-Century Metal and Glass Curtain Walls, David Artigas, PE, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc.
2:05: Interior Window Retrofit Study on Historic Buildings in Washington, DC, Steve Champlin, President, Thermolite, Inc.
2:35: Materials Q&A
3:00: Building Energy Efficiency into a Historic Stone House Restoration, Rebecca Ballo, Historic Preservation Planner, Arlington County, VA
3:20: HVAC and the Historic House, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Chaos, Jerry Foust, Ph.D., Collections and Facilities Manager, Dumbarton House Museum
3:40: Case Studies Q&A
4:00: Keynote: Climate Change and Resilience in Washington, DC’s Historic Neighborhoods, Jay Wilson, RA, LEED AP BD+C, Green Building Program Analyst, Urban Sustainability Administration, Department of Energy & Environment, Government of the District of Columbia