Next Chapter Meeting

NOTE: This month's presentation continues with the webinar format, due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, and will be held during lunch time on December 9th.  After registering on the National Capital Chapter website, all registrants will be sent follow up email(s) periodically with the information to access the Zoom meeting.


** All Student Members please contact the registration chair.



December PES Webinar: Architecture, ASHRAE, and Energy Modeling

When: December 9th, 2020, Noon-2pm

Where: Webinar




Matthew Welker, Assoc. AIA, is director of sustainability metrics and operations for The American Institute of Architects in Washington, DC. In this role, he works with colleague and member experts on sustainability issues affecting architectural practice. He leads the team supporting the AIA 2030 Commitment which challenges architecture firms and others to reach zero net carbon portfolios by 2030. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Eric Dixon, PE, CEM, BEMP, LEED AP, is a Senior Building Performance Analyst at SmithGroup. Eric shares sustainability and energy efficiency insights with team architects and engineers early in the design process so that even the initial concepts aim for superior energy performance. He collaborates throughout the process with feedback on passive strategies, energy conservation measures, and parametric energy modeling to ensure completed building projects actually meet challenging energy performance goals.