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Bending the Deferred Maintenance Curve, The Value of Whole-Building Energy Retrofits

An inside look into whole building retrofits

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During this 30-minute video, Wendell Brase, vice chancellor, administrative & business services, University of California, Irvine, offers an inside look into the implementation of whole building retrofits as a means to eliminate deferred maintenance and reduce energy costs on a building by building basis. He’ll discuss planning to prevent future problems, increasing the energy factor of the exterior envelope that reflects their region, and development of “just in time” mechanical and electrical systems.  You’ll also learn tips for how to gather and present effective information to acquire funding for these projects. 

Meet the Presenters

  • Wendell Brase, vice chancellor, administrative & business services, University of California, Irvine
  • Sally Grans Korsh, director, facilities management and environmental policy

What You Will Learn

NACUBO’s professional development programs are designed to deliver the skills, concepts, and best practices for success to individuals in the business of higher education. After participating in this program, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of planning now to prevent future deferred maintenance.
  • Discover a process and learn the best way to communicate information to acquire funding.
  • Evaluate energy savings as a means to improve buildings, finance and environment.

Who Should Attend

  • Chief Business Officers
  • Auxiliary Staff    
  • Business Office Staff    

  • Facilities Managers
  • Planning Managers

  • Institutional Researchers

  • Sustainability Directors

  • Budget Directors
  • Vice Presidents of Finance

  • Academic Workforce Programs

CPE Information

There are no CPEs offered for this event.

NACUBO is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website


Registration assistance: 800.462.4916 or

Cancellation Policies

Member Standard Ends January 1, 2222


Non-Member Standard Ends January 1, 2222



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