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
The Not-Quite-Edible House: Making Healthy Material Choices

This session outlines key strategies to help your team make informed decisions around building assemblies, products, and finishes. Whether you’re looking for simple, low-cost upgrades for a... Full Description

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Single family

Building envelope

Design & Construction process

Health & Wellness

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 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

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

Cities as Climate Leaders: Net Zero & the Urgency of Now

With the effects of climate change at our shores, and the federal administration’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement, the time for local action is now. In order to avoid the most... Full Description

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Renewables

Cities, Communities, Place