BuildingEnergy Boston Sessions by Room

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Sessions in Harbor 3

Thursday, March 8
Session Title Time Session Speaker(s) 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

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Commercial & Institutional

Building envelope

Policy & Codes

Help! I'm Drowning

This session will provide a unique opportunity for sea-level rise to be discussed at three various scales by experts approaching this timely issue in different ways. Shaun O’Rourke, Chief... Full Description

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Cities, Communities, Place

Beyond energy (Water, Carbon, Materials, etc.)

New or Renovated - High Performance in 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

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Commercial & Institutional

Design & Construction process

Friday, March 9
Session Title Time Session Speaker(s) Areas of Focus
Deploying Post-Disaster Renewables

Months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, much is unsure about the future of electricity there. We'll offer two perspectives on efforts to deploy renewables in the post-2017-... Full Description

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Renewables

Cities, Communities, Place

The Future City: An Integrated Ecosystem

The city is an important scale for holistic innovation that can play a major role in global decarbonization. Practitioners can learn to optimize this scale to integrate building-level, streetscape... Full Description

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Cities, Communities, Place

Beyond energy (Water, Carbon, Materials, etc.)

Health & Wellness

Choices, Choices: Cladding and Climate Change

Architects, designers, builders and facility managers are often in the dark about environmental and especially climate change impacts as they look at exterior material choices for new construction... Full Description

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Building envelope

Design & Construction process

The Drawbacks of Breathing: Nighttime Carbon Dioxide Levels in New England Bedrooms

During the 2016-17 heating season, we tested the indoor air quality in the bedrooms of 22 Vermont homes spanning a wide range of size, age, airtightness, heating system type, and occupancy. Most... Full Description

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Single family

Health & Wellness