Turning Up the Heat on Community Energy Security
April 30th, 2015
Presenters: Jim Newman, Principal, Linnaean Solutions
Chris Lotspeich, Director of Sustainability Services, Celtic Energy
This webinar describes economical and effective strategies for making communities more resilient to disruptions of critical services, drawing on lessons learned in the field.
The webinar covered:
- How to prioritize points of vulnerability in energy systems and fuel distribution within their municipal boundaries;
- A comparative overview of distributed energy systems and technologies for critical facilities, including technical and economic pros and cons and project funding strategies;
- Integrative design approaches that leverage sustainable building practices to enhance the functionality of both new and retrofit buildings before, during and after disasters; and
- Examples of recent proactive efforts to increase the resilience of energy systems and critical facilities against extreme events.