Archives—April 2011



Understanding and Modeling Occupancy Energy Use in Commercial Buildings

Assistant Professor Carol Menassa, in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin‐Madison, will present “Understanding and Modeling Occupancy Energy Use in Commercial Buildings,” from 4 to 5 p.m., Thursday, April 14, in Dow 642.
Menassa’s visit is cosponsored by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Sustainable Futures Institute and the Visiting Women and Minorities Lecture Series program which is funded by the President’s Office and a grant to the Office for Institutional Diversity for the State of Michigan’s King‐Chavez‐Parks Initiative. The public is welcome.


Industry Perspectives on Sustainability

CE will feature two guest speakers for a graduate seminar from 4 to 5 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in Dow 642. The public is welcome. Director Mike Witt, of Global Regulatory Services and EH&S Auditing in the Dow Chemical Company, will present “Science for a Sustainable World.” Line Manager Jane Waldron, of the Reuse and Recycle Product Line in Dow Corning, will present “Industry Perspectives on Sustainability.”