UH Green Building Components - Schipulcon 2011

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UH Green Building Components - Schipulcon 2011

  1. 1. MissionTo foster applied research through seed fundinggrants and industry partnerships to advance thedesign and commercialization of sustainable,renewable, green building components andtechnologies across the Architecture,Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industries,and to increase the presence of sustainabletechnology in the built environment.
  2. 2. Overview• Seed funding: $10-35K per project• R&D through public-private partnerships• Co-development of proof of concept prototype• Goal of rapid commercialization
  3. 3. Project Criteria• Applied research with a focus on sustainability and renewable energy• Economically viable business plan• Team led by design professional• Student research assistant involvement• Private sector industry partner
  4. 4. Process
  5. 5. Sample GBC Projects
  6. 6. Recompute
  7. 7. PowerLots
  8. 8. S.P.A.C.E.
  9. 9. PV-Pod
  10. 10. PV-Pod
  11. 11. gro-POD
  12. 12. Achievements3 patents pending: • PV-POD • DR Palette • Intelligent Building Management System8 projects beginning commercialization: • Re-Compute • PV-POD • SPACE • Gro-POD • Dri-Dock Construction System • Shinto • Power Lots • Workspace
  13. 13. Industry Partners
  14. 14. Expo• 3rd Annual UHGBC Expo• November 17, 5-8PM• UH, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture• Admission is FREE & open to the public• Sponsorship opportunities available
  15. 15. Questions?www.UHGBC.org@UHGBCFacebook.com/UHGBCSam MarDirector of Business DevelopmentSJMar@uh.edu
  16. 16. Appendix
  17. 17. Botanica
  18. 18. Z-Fab Housing
  19. 19. Sun Stop Solar
  20. 20. dri-DOCK
  21. 21. Parametric Precast

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