Energy Codes Webinar: 

HVAC Equipment Solutions for Highly Efficient Homes

Speaker: Tim Prevost, High-Velocity Systems

During this presentation we will discuss how the HVAC needs for highly efficient homes may be different than that of a code built home. We will look at potential equipment solutions that may be appropriate and installation considerations of that equipment. Lastly, we will be covering ACCA's Manual LLH and other considerations when selecting, designing, installing and inspecting HVAC systems.

July 2020
9:30 - 10:30 AM CST

Energy Codes Webinar: 

Forced Air Zoning and Bypass 101 

Wednesday July 22, 9:30-10:30 AM CST

 David Imig, EWC Controls

We’ll look at the recommended way to install a zoned residential HVAC system and discuss proper control and installation techniques as well as pitfalls to avoid. We'll also discuss code requirements, installation details, manufacturer's instructions and best practices. 


CECL Webinar: 

Equity in Climate Planning

Thursday, July 23, 9-10 AM CST


  • Phoebe Romero, City of Austin, Office of Sustainability
  • Katy Evans, City of Dallas, Office of Environmental Quality and Sustainability
  • Lara Cottingham, City of Houston, Administration & Regulatory Affairs Department 
  • Doug Melnick, City of San Antonio, Office of Sustainability 

Climate change impacts including displacement, poor air quality, and heat island effect, disproportionately impacts low-income families and communities of color. Low-income households spend on average 10% on energy costs (TEPRI). Equity and climate are inextricably linked.

Cities across Texas are developing and implementing climate action plans to tackle the mounting climate crisis. Join us to learn how equity shaped and guided climate plans and implementation strategies in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio.


Energy Codes Webinar: 

How to Update Building Codes: A Primer and Resources for Cities in Need

Wednesday, August 5, 9:30-10:30 AM CST


  • Carolyn Horner, NCTCOG 
  • Jason Vandever, SPEER

Many municipalities may not be aware of the proper procedure for code adoption. This presentation will show where cities can access resources to aide in this process. The webinar will also discuss building department protocols and aligning zoning in addition to other city considerations during the code adoption process.


City Efficiency Leadership Council Summer 2020 Roundtable - North Central Texas (Virtual)

Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 9:00-11:00 AM

Speaker: Dana Harmon, Texas Energy Poverty Research Institute (TEPRI)
Please register below and web meeting details will be provided in your confirmation email. My aim is to still encourage conversation and collaboration as much as possible on an online platform. 

Audience: Representatives of public agencies including cities, counties, school districts, and Councils of Governments. Although this event will have a regional focus it is open at all public entities across Texas. 

*This meeting is closed to vendors or service providers.


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