Getting to Zero – Fall Education Conference: Oct 31, 2020

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Afternoon workshop: 1:15 to 3:00 p.m.

Climate change is real. We need to change how our homes use energy and
prepare them for extreme weather. We must find ways to transform building retrofits to support affordability and healthy indoor environments.

Let’s hear from others about solutions and talk about what’s possible.

This webinar is part of our first virtual Fall Education Conference.


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2 Hrs

Ghazal Ebrahimi, PhD


Facilitator: Ghazal Ebrahimi, PhD
Ghazal Ebrahimi is a senior analyst with the buildings and urban solutions program at the Pembina Institute. Ghazal has an interdisciplinary background in architecture, renewable energy technologies, resource management, and multi-criteria decision making. She holds a doctoral degree from the University of British Columbia in resource management and environmental studies, with focus on integrated project delivery and high-performance buildings. Ghazal also holds a master's degree in renewable energy and architecture from the University of Nottingham, U.K. and a bachelor degree in architecture. She has more than seven years of research and work experience in the field of sustainability, climate adaptation and energy efficiency in the building sector. Throughout her career, Ghazal has worked with leading actors from both private and public sectors in Canada, U.K., Japan, and Iran. Her ongoing curiosity is to explore and catalyze the emergence of principles and practices that make a built environment that effectively responds to the needs of its users while reducing environmental impacts.