Featured Event | Film Screening

How Penn Faculty and Staff Can Reduce Their Carbon Footprint at Home

September 25, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join Bill Braham for a webinar with renewable energy experts on energy use at home. Learn about energy efficiency, incentives to solarize, and how to switch to a green electricity provider. We’ll also premiere a short video on Navigating the PA PowerSwitch website, produced by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy.

This webinar is co-sponsored by the Penn Professional Staff Assembly (PPSA).

Click here for a PDF of Bring it Home: Practical Ways for Penn Faculty and Staff to Respond to the Climate Emergency.


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Dara Bortman (EAS '91)

Exact Solar Senior VP for Marketing and Sales
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Alexandra Kroger (COL '07)

The Energy Co-op Energy Program Director
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Laura Rigell (Design '17)

Philadelphia Energy Authority Solar Manager
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Meryl Sands

The Energy Co-op Member Recruitment and Business Developlment Lead
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Oscar Serpell (COL '16, MS '16)

Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Research Associate


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William W. Braham

Professor of Architecture Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania

William W. Braham, PhD, FAIA is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, where he previously served as Chair, and is currently Director of the MSD Environmental Building Design and of the Center for Environmental Building + Design. He has worked on energy and architecture for over 30 years as a designer, consultant, researcher, and author of numerous articles and books. He recently published Architecture and Systems Ecology: Thermodynamic Principles for Environmental Building Design, in three parts (2015). He also co-edited Energy Accounts: Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future (2016), Architecture and Energy: Performance and Style (2013), and Rethinking Technology: A Reader in Architectural Theory (2007).