Energy

East Coast Green Conference April 22-23, 2022

East Coast Green Conference April 22-23, 2022

University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program's Wendy Meguro is presenting in the Design for Zero Energy and Wellness in Multifamily Buildings session on April 22, 2022 at 3:15-4:30 Eastern Daylight Time. Go to the conference webpage to register. More ...
On-Demand Webinar: Zero Energy Home Design Webinar

On-Demand Webinar: Zero Energy Home Design Webinar

This free webinar provides guidance on net zero energy design for architects, contractors and others involved in low-rise residential development. Topics: Recent UH research on how Hawai’i homes consume energy Cost effective beyond-code energy efficiency strategies Integrating solar energy for ...
April 1, 2022 Webinar: Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategies for Waikīkī

April 1, 2022 Webinar: Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategies for Waikīkī

University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program graduate research fellows from the School of Architecture will present architectural renderings depicting potential sea level rise adaptation strategies for two sites in Waikīkī. Expert panelists will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of ...
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Energy Efficiency Training

December 2, 2021 – Zero Energy Home Design The need for zero-energy homes is greater than ever as Hawaii transitions to 100 percent clean energy. This webinar provided information to help designers and contractors to integrate efficiency, solar energy, and ...
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Envisioning In Situ Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategies for a Densely Developed Coastal Community, Waikīkī

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Wendy Meguro Co-INVESTIGATORS: Charles Fletcher Graduate Fellows: Josephine Briones, Ireland Castillo Sea Grant Partners: Eileen Peppard, Dolan Eversole Relevance: Waikīkī, the economic hub of Hawai‘i’s tourism, is located at low elevation, adjacent to the ocean. It is threatened ...
Science by the SEA seminar series kicks off on November 4!

Science by the SEA seminar series kicks off on November 4!

The University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program is hosting a new virtual seminar series, "Science by the SEA," starting on November 4! Please register using this link and we will send you the Zoom link: https://bit.ly/SciencebytheSEA This seminar series ...
December 2, 2021 Zero Energy Home Design Webinar

December 2, 2021 Zero Energy Home Design Webinar

This free webinar provides guidance on net zero energy design for architects, contractors and others involved in low-rise residential development. Topics: Recent UH research on how Hawai’i homes consume energy Cost effective beyond-code energy efficiency strategies Integrating solar energy for ...
Energy Targets and Efficiency Measures in Multifamily Subtropical Buildings

Energy Targets and Efficiency Measures in Multifamily Subtropical Buildings

The Technology | Architecture + Design journal article by associate professor Wendy Meguro and Elliot Glassman from WSP, "Evaluating Energy Targets and Efficiency Measures in Multifamily Subtropical Buildings through Automated Simulation" (April 2021) is available free online here This study ...
August 6, 2021 Presentation: Rappa Fellowship Integrates School of Architecture, Sea Grant, and Hawaii Natural Energy Institute to Address Transportation Electrification

August 6, 2021 Presentation: Rappa Fellowship Integrates School of Architecture, Sea Grant, and Hawaii Natural Energy Institute to Address Transportation Electrification

During the six-week summer program, Rappa Fellows worked on the following projects to advance sustainability and resilience in the built environment. Fellow: Ryan Ringuette Mentors: Eileen Peppard, Hawaiʻi Sea Grant Center for Smart Building and Community Design and School of ...
Turning Down the Temperature on Urban Heat Islands

Turning Down the Temperature on Urban Heat Islands

by Josh McDanielAugust 31, 2019, tied the record for the hottest temperature ever recorded at the Honolulu airport. On the same day, volunteers and city workers placed sensors on their vehicles and drove through O‘ahu neighborhoods throughout the day. Staff ...