Solar Orientation Impact on Production Home Communities - November 22, 2004
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- Welcome - Craig Hoellwarth (Green INQ) and Jodi Newman (SMUD)
- Introductions - Rob Hammon (BIRA/ConSol)
- Proposed Problem Statement & Session Goal
- Background - Bruce Baccei (BIRA/ConSol)
- Recent BIRA Research - Abhay Bhargava (BIRA/ConSol)
- The San Jose Experience - Mary Tucker (City of San Jose)
- Technical PV Approach - Dave Nyberg (GE Energy)
- Working Sessions (Six Key Questions) - Facilitator Craig Hoellwarth
Identification of Available Resources - existing software tools
Solar 5, Heed (software example) - Murray Milne (UCLA Architecture, Emeritus)
Identification of Revised Program Goals
Identification of Further Research to Reach the Goals
Closing Remarks & Next Steps - Rob Hammon
- How can the potential energy & power benefits of optimized solar orientation be established?
- Who are the key project decision-makers that effect solar orientation potential?
- On what basis do they make go/no go decisions that impact solar orientation?
- When in the Planning and Design process should solar orientation be considered?
- How should we evaluate solar orientation potential at each stage of the process?
- What are the barriers and limitations for accomplishing the established goal(s)?
List of Attendees
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Background and History - Bruce Baccei (BIRA/ConSol)
Recent BIRA Research - Abhay Bhargava (BIRA/ConSol)
The San Jose Experience - Mary Tucker (City of San Jose)
Technical PV Approach - Dave Nyberg (GE Energy)