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Learn from prominent voices in the sustainable industry in and around Washington D.C. about passive design, solar design and the current state of the Solar Industry.
**Leigh Yeatts – Manager, Operations and Policy at Maryland, DC, Delaware, Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA). Leigh is the Manager of Operations and Policy for MDV-SEIA, a regional solar energy trade association that represents all areas of the solar market across MD, DC, DE, and VA. She focuses on advocacy, member engagement, and tracking market developments. Leigh is also a fellow with the Clean Energy Leadership Institute and a native Virginian.
**Peter Henry – Principal Architect at PGH Architecture. Peter is an architect in Alexandria, VA and a registered Architect & Certified Passive House Consultant. Peter worked on passive houses with solar panel incorporated in the design. He also teaches architecture classes at NOVA college.
**Brandon Taylor – Director of Engineering at Ipsun Power. Solar installations Designer and Project Manager with experience in planning, designing, procurement, and installations of solar photovoltaic and energy storage systems. Expertise in management of construction phase, evaluation of design team workflow, and strategy development aimed at enhancing design quality and team productivity.
**Joel Kelty – President of Century Associates, a real estate development firm with experience in commercial, multi-family, institutional and government projects. Joel is also a registered architect. Working with Ipsun Power, Joel recently installed a 28.3 kw solar system on a commercial building he owns on the H Street Corridor. Joel will provide an owner’s perspective on the economic rationale for installing solar systems on commercial and multi-family projects.
12:30pm: Welcome word by Herve Billiet, CEO of Ipsun Power
12:35pm: Brandon gives an overview of solar design for both residential and commercial properties.
12:55pm: Peter Henry will speak about Passive house design and current projects and best practices
1:10pm: Joel Kelty explains why he installed solar on his commercial property.
1:15pm: Leigh Yeatts to give an overview of the current solar market.
600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW 11th floor
Washington DC 20037