Zero Net Energy


Redwood Retreat

July 28-31, 2016
a micro-revolutionary two day conference, then a two day vacation
Learn From Examples:
Zero Net Energy and Water, Safe and Just
Trinidad and Arcata, CA
July 28-31, 2016

Day 1: Moonstone Beach: Merryman's Beach House in Trinidad

Day 2: Redwood Forest: Native American Forum at Humboldt State University in Arcata. Drinks and Live Music at Arcata Theater Lounge.

Day 3&4: Redwood Retreat of Old Growth Redwood hikes, swimming, chartered fishing, and farm fun

All-Organic, Locally Sourced Meals and Drinks

Free Child Care

Free Nightly Live Music

Free Professional Massages on Moonstone Beach

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Join Industry Leaders As They Present Case Studies and Technical Deep Dives

Zero Net Energy

  • Profitable ZNE Case Studies from Owners and Designers of ZNE residences, commercial buildings and controlled environment agricultural facilities

  • Solar Financing Choices and Costs--Cash, PACE, PPAs

  • Fuel Switching in Retrofits for Profit

  • Building for Electric Cars and Energy Storage


Zero Net Water

  • Large Scale Residential Greywater Treatment

  • Ultra Low Irrigation Design for Fruits in the Food Deserts

Baby Safe and Elder Health

  • Organic Chemistry and Toxicology of Building Materials

  • Baby and Elder Safe Design: Safe Materials and Better Ventilation Strategies

Social Justice

  • Moving to Tenant Ownership of Solar Benefits

  • Integration Efforts in Housing Elements and Federal Funding

  • Voices of Activists: Earth First! Tree-Sitters, Organic Farmers and Indians Exercising Sovereignty


*Free child care

*Stay at the Redwood Lily Eco-Hostel, Camp at Tule Fog Farm or reserve at Arcata Stay



This Conference is Sponsored by REDWOOD ENERGY


© 2016 Redwood Energy