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Sessions in Marina 4

Thursday, March 8
Session Title Time Session Speaker(s) Areas of Focus
EnergyVision 2030: A Plan for Changes to our Energy System

Acadia Center’s EnergyVision 2030 analysis explores how the Northeast can reduce carbon emissions to meet 2030 targets that put it on the path to meet 80% by 2050 mandates, which exist in most... Full Description

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Renewables

Cities, Communities, Place

Policy & Codes

Net Zero Schools: Start with the HVAC

A study of HVAC systems in NYC schools sought energy-efficient alternatives for both retrofits and new construction.

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

Should We Stop Trying to Update to the Latest Model Building Energy Code?

States across the Northeast expend significant time and effort in the pursuit of adopting the latest model energy codes from the IECC and ASHRAE. With the 2009 and 2012 model energy codes this... Full Description

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Single family

Building envelope

Policy & Codes

Multifamily

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

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Policy & Codes

Friday, March 9
Session Title Time Session Speaker(s) Areas of Focus
Green Gauges: A Design Methodology at Williams College

Williams College has established the goal of 35% campus wide carbon reduction of 1990 carbon emissions by 2020. In this session we will present the development of a methodology (i.e., Green Gauges... Full Description

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Commercial & Institutional

Design & Construction process

Practice

Punching Above Your Weight Class: Exceeding Client Sustainability Requirements within a Tight Budget

This team’s contract with a university client for a new student housing project required LEED v4 Silver, a worthwhile goal. But the team wanted to punch up to meet more aggressive sustainability... Full Description

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Commercial & Institutional

Practice

Robots, Vacuums, and Butterflies Build a Better Wall

Join us for a live tour of our newly operational computer aided manufacturing (CAM) facility in Keene, NH. Lunch and learn with us as we take a real-time walk through the 110,000 sf building that... Full Description

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

Design & Construction process