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EPN Breakfast and Green Home Technology Center Program

The Environmental Professionals Network May Breakfast welcomes the OSU Green Home Technology Center for a full-day event. The breakfast begins the day's events with Erik Daugherty, Founder, E3INNOVATE, presenting Technologies and Strategies for Home Energy Efficiencies – Satisfied Homeowners, Sustainable Planet. This talk will be followed by the OSU Green Home Technology Center program titled Satisfied Homeowners, Sustainable Planet – Energy Audits, Home Lighting, Advanced Controls.

The Green Home Technology Center program will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

Erik Daugherty, Founder and Owner, E3 INNOVATE, Nashville Tennessee is the guest speaker at the EPN Breakfast. E3 INNOVATE is an integrated home-performance company founded in 2008 by Erik Daugherty, Middle Tennessee's first LEED-AP Homes certified professional. The company works with homeowners, architects, builders, and developers to create healthy, comfortable, efficient, and sustainable residential structures. It consists of the highest educated and trained home-performance team in the Mid-South. Employees include building scientists, climate scientists, architects, LEED AP/GA professionals, HERS raters, and BPI analysts, and they hold multiple masters' degrees in sustainability from some of the world's most renowned institutions. They also hold certifications and training in ENERGY STAR, EPA Indoor Air PLUS, NAHB and Southface Earthcraft Light Commercial.

E3 INNOVATE has proudly donated over 10% of net profits in services and materials for low-income residential renovation and other non-profit projects in the Greater Nashville Area, as well as international projects such as Cap Haitien Children's Home. It is heavily involved in various community groups, including Tennessee Alliance for Peace, HBAMT, NAHB, Efficiency First, the Mayor's Task Force on Energy Efficiency as well as THDA, Trust for the Future, MDHA, the East Nashville Merchants Association, and USGBC, where staff hold board or chair positions. Other partnerships are with non-profit groups such as the Cumberland River Compact, Habitat for Humanity, and ULI.

EPN breakfast: $10, free for OSU students
Green Home Technology Center Workshop, w/lunch: $20, free for OSU students
Both EPN breakfast/keynote and Green Home Technology Center workshop: $30, free for OSU students

Sponsor: OSU Office of Energy and Environment