Energy Efficiency, Renewables, and Green Building in HOME Housing Programs - San Jose Workshop

Ashby LoftsHelios CornerGrid Alternatives


Update June 16, 2008:

The PowerPoints presented at both the Sacramento and San Jose workshops are now available at:


A free workshop for representatives from Participating Jurisdictions and Community Housing Development Organizations

Workshop Presentations

1. Energy Efficiency Manual for Northern CA, AZ, and NV

Effective Energy Efficiency Measures for Single Family Rehabilitation
A resource for increasing the environmental quality and energy performance of HOME assisted buildings
Carole Norris, Vice President, ICF International


2. Solar Retrofits with Single Family Rehabilitation

The GRID Model
A model for evaluating the feasibility of solar investments, providing technical and installation services, and financing solar systems
Erica Mackie, Executive Director, GRID Alternatives

City of San Mateo Solar Retrofit Program
Rosa Mendoza, Housing & Community Development Specialist, San Mateo County


3. Affordable Green Building

Greening the City of Berkeley’s HOME Program
Incorporating green policies into HOME project development
Roger Asterino, Community Development Project
Coordinator, City of Berkeley

How Community Housing Development Organizations Build Green
Affordable Housing Associates, Satellite Housing, and Resources for Community Development on green development, cost savings, and partnering with PJ staff.

Teresa Clarke, Senior Project Manager for Design and Construction, Affordable Housing Associates

Cindy Heavens, Project Manager, Satellite Housing

Lihbin Shiao, Project Management Consultant, Resources for Community Development


4. Leveraging Energy Resources

Energy Partnership, Programs, and Incentives
Building effective energy efficiency housing programs through local governmental partnerships, innovative utility programs, and emerging federal initiatives

Wayne Waite, Regional Energy Representative, Housing and Urban Development Department


Join the Online Community

After registering, join the workshop's online community:

Use the tool to introduce yourself to other workshop participants, share resources, highlight your organization's work, learn more about the presentations, and provide the workshop organizers with questions you want covered at the workshop.



Please direct questions about the workshop to Vicky Liu at or (415) 677-7173.

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