december, 2021

14dec12:00 pmFeaturedAn Overview of the Tennessee High Performance Building Requirements (TN HPBr)


Event Details

The Tennessee High Performance Building Requirements (TN HPBr) is a program administered by the Office of the State Architect to ensure that all state-funded building projects in Tennessee demonstrate leadership in sustainable, high performance design and operations. This presentation will provide an overview of the history, intent, and application of the TN HPBr, given by one of its authors.

Speaker: Clark Denson, Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.

Clark Denson has over fifteen years of experience in energy analysis, HVAC design, and sustainability consulting for new and existing buildings. As a part of the Sustainable Solutions Group of Smith Seckman Reid, Clark is responsible for facilitating the design of new high performance buildings through decision-driving energy modeling and Life Cycle Cost Analyses. He uses automated fault detection and diagnostics and energy assessments of existing buildings to propose cost-effective energy conservation measures. Through his efforts, Clark helps project teams and building owners achieve higher levels of energy savings, earn utility incentives, and meet the requirements of beyond-code building standards such as LEED and Energy Star. Clark is a frequent speaker and author on the topic of high performance design and is a member of ASHRAE SPC 209 “Energy Simulation Aided Design for Buildings” and GPC 36 “High Performance Sequences of Operation for HVAC Systems.”


(Tuesday) 12:00 pm CST