iiSBE Net Zero Built Environment Working Group Symposium and Call for Papers

This is the first announcement and call for papers and presentations for the organizational meeting and symposium for the Net Zero Built Environment (nZ-BE) Working Group of iiSBE (the International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment). This meeting and symposium are open to practitioners, academics, researchers, manufacturers, and policymakers. The event will take place on 6-7 March 2014 in Rinker Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida USA.

Topics covered will include:

 Designing low energy buildings in support of net zero energy strategies
 Emerging strategies for net zero energy buildings
 Technologies in support of net zero energy, water, carbon, and waste strategies
 Net zero certification schemes
 Regional, national, and local net zero strategies and programs
 Case studies relevant to net zero energy, water, carbon solutions
 Net zero energy communities

Key dates include:

01 November 2013: Deadline for abstracts for papers/presentations
01 December 2013: Notification of acceptance of abstracts
07 February 2014: Deadline for submission of papers
06-07 March 2014: iiSBE nZBE 2014 Conference

For further information contact Dr. Charles Kibert at ckibert@ufl.edu