BuildingEnergy Boston Conference Sessions - Thursday 3:30pm

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 3:30pm
Session Title Session Speaker(s) Room / Location Areas of Focus
Escalating Excellence in Envelopes: Stories from Practice

There are five basic components of building envelopes, each of which needs increased attention to meet and exceed current Energy Code while providing comfort for building users and durability and... Full Description

Burroughs

Commercial & Institutional

Building envelope

Policy & Codes

Building Inherent Value: Implementing the Passive House Building Standard

Two certified Passive House Consultants, an architect and a builder, will talk about the tremendous benefits of the Passive House building approach, and nostalgically lament what this means for... Full Description

Harbor 1

Single family

Building envelope

Multifamily

Comparing the Business of Architecture to Construction to Development

What do People and Planet decisions cost, what are they worth, and how do they affect our employees, our neighborhoods, our planet? Declan Keefe, Strategic Director of Placetailor, an architecture... Full Description

Harbor 2

Design & Construction process

Practice

New or Renovated – High Performance in Higher Education

Do you want to hear how to drive energy efficiency in renovation projects and new buildings beyond expectations? Welcome. Our exceptional panel members have learned from many educational projects... Full Description

Harbor 3

Commercial & Institutional

Design & Construction process

Comparing Three Certification Metrics That Drive Sustainability in Affordable Multifamily Housing

In building or retrofitting affordable multifamily housing, owners and developers committed to sustainability have several certification metrics to choose from, depending on their goals, budget,... Full Description

Marina 1

Owners

Multifamily

Making the Invisible Visible: A Blueprint for Seeking Real Estate Value for Energy Efficiency

In the real estate market, decisions about home purchase, construction, and upgrades suffer from lack of data and knowledge about energy efficiency or, worse, don’t consider energy efficiency at... Full Description

Marina 2

Single family

Practice

Energy Storage: The Next Frontier

Storage is happening everywhere: behind the meter, in front of the meter, and in autonomous microgrids. Already, storage is addressing the variability in renewable sources of generation,... Full Description

Marina 3

Renewables

Policy & Codes

Stretch Codes: Why this policy offers the best hope for rapid transformation to meet state and local climate goals

This session will look how cities and states are using stretch codes to more rapidly transform local building stock to higher energy efficiency levels, sometimes even driving toward zero energy... Full Description

Marina 4

Policy & Codes