BuildingEnergy Boston Conference Sessions - Friday 3:00pm

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Friday, March 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
Session Title Session Speaker(s) Room / Location Areas of Focus
Lightning Round: Questions and Answers to Fuel Your Work

This Lightning Round will pack as much information into one session as possible, with succinct, practical presentations on a variety of topics including B-corp; Iterative Daylighting Analysis... Full Description

Burroughs

Design & Construction process

Practice

Getting Solar Ready with Permitting and Inspection Processes

This session is aimed towards building and electrical inspectors, energy managers, planners, and other municipal officials looking to explore best practices to make their permitting and inspection... Full Description

Harbor 1

Renewables

Policy & Codes

The Risky Business of Integrative Pre-Design

The status quo of traditional project delivery requires continual review and improvement. Although the value of the Integrative Design Process (IDP) has been established, it is not widely used or... Full Description

Harbor 2

Design & Construction process

Practice

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

Harbor 3

Renewables

Cities, Communities, Place

What Not to Spec: How to Avoid Toxins, Endocrine Disruptors, and Carcinogens in Your Next Building Project

The products you specify--and how you structure your specs--have enduring impact on your building's occupants, the community where the product is made, and the workers who install it. We’ll... Full Description

Marina 1

Single family

Commercial & Institutional

Health & Wellness

PACE Financing: Scaling Commercial and Residential Net-Zero Energy Retrofits

One of the biggest market barriers to net-zero energy retrofits is the incremental upfront cost. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing overcomes this barrier, and it’s expanding with new... Full Description

Marina 2

Single family

Commercial & Institutional

Policy & Codes

Real Life Air Source Heat Pumps

Learn about cold climate heat pumps from an expert in HVAC and Building Science. This session will focus on the real world performance of Air Source Heat Pumps monitored from past projects,... Full Description

Marina 3

Single family

Design & Construction process

Mechanical systems & lighting