Remodeling for Health, Comfort and Energy Efficiency - Dallas
North Texas Renewable Energy Group September Meeting
Presenter: Robert Ruth, LEED Accredited Professional Architect
Where: REI Sports, 4515 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, Texas.
REI is on the westbound access road on the north side of I-635. We
meet upstairs. Park at REI, go in the main entrance, and up the stairs.
Turn to the left and follow the aisle all the way to the meeting rooms.
There is also an elevator for anyone who may require it.
Click here for a downloadable PDF of maps and driving directions. We also have an interactive online map.
Robert's presentation is derived from experience gained while designing
new and remodeling many old homes, schools and commercial facilities
over several decades. Much of the information is derived from
established organizations such as the US Green Building Council, US
Department of Energy, EPA, National Renerable Energy Laboratory, and
Covered are many "best building design and construction" practices to
achieve sustainable living environments that are comfortable, healthy,
and eco-friendly. My personal research and experience in passive solar
design, solar energy use, residential indoor environmental quality and
air quality, building energy and water use, form the foundation for this
About our Presenter
Robert is a LEED-Accredited Professional architect
whose forte is environmental design -- the art of blending building and
landscape architecture. Robert has 35 years' experience in the
architectural profession where he has led design teams to complete
several high profile commercial, public and private facilities. Robert
has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Design and is a member
of the U.S. Green Building Council, American Solar Energy Society, and
an Energy Star Partner.
Robert is an advocate for energy efficient sustainable building design.
He teaches Sustainable Building Design Principals, Passive Design
Theory, as well as Resource cCnservation Measures and Techniques for the
USGBC-North Texas Chapter, and the University of Texas in Arlington's
Division for Enterprise Development.
Our September meeting is part of NTREG's ongoing series of
member-driven presentations, where at each meeting, our attendees select
topics for future meetings.