BuildingEnergy Boston 2019 - Sessions by Room

The Marina Session Rooms are located on the Lobby Level, just past the registration area. 
The Harbor and Burroughs Session Rooms are on the Upper Level accessed via the escalator.

Sessions in Harbor 3

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Session Title Time Speakers Areas of Focus
Affordable Multi-Family Housing Net Zero AND Passive House? Challenges, Opportunities, Mistakes and Solutions

If high end clients can’t “afford” Passive House or Net Zero Energy Certification, how can non-profit housing developers possibly afford both?

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Laura Bailey
Karen Bushey
Bill Maclay
Andrew Winter

Multifamily

Standards in Action**

The Transmogrification of HVAC in Today’s High Performance Buildings

This session will provide attendees insight into the disruptive technology that is changing the HVAC industry in North America.

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

Barry Stephens

Mechanical Systems & Lighting

Healthy for People and Planet: Why Smart Material Choices Are Essential for High Performing Buildings

Whether net zero, Passive House, or other certification is your objective, incorporating a healthy materials strategy is as essential as figuring out how you will design the building envelope and... Full Description

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Lisa Carey-Moore
Jacob Racusin

Building Envelope

Single Family

Multifamily

Commercial

Design & Construction Process

Beyond Energy*

Pull Back the Curtain! What Is Really Happening in Your Boiler Room?

New Ecology, Inc. installed low-cost monitoring equipment in over 100 buildings in Massachusetts and Rhode Island in fall 2016. Over two years later, there is a wealth of information to share!

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Marty Davey
Jonah DeCola

Mechanical Systems & Lighting

Multifamily

New Construction

Retrofit

Friday, March 15, 2019
Session Title Time Speakers Areas of Focus
A Commercially Viable Net Zero Office Building: Technology, Beauty and Meaning

The Sustainable Energy Fund (SEF) is designing and building a Net Zero Energy office building to demonstrate that Net Zero Energy is achievable for the same cost as a conventional developer office... Full Description

8:30 am to 9:30 am

Shannon Kaplan
Andrew Schuster
Karla Wursthorn

Building Envelope

Mechanical Systems & Lighting

Commercial

New Construction

Design & Construction Process

Resiliency

Cities as Clean Energy Leaders, Innovators and Practitioners

Cities and towns are leading the way on climate.

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Marie-Claude Francoeur
Cammy Peterson
Patrick Roche
Oliver Sellers-Garcia

Energy Production & Storage

Cities

Policy

Carbon Klatsch

Klatsch (noun) - a casual gathering of people, especially for refreshments and informal conversation

11:45 am to 12:45 pm

Clean Energy and Resiliency for Small Towns

Small towns confront different challenges than do larger, more urban communities, often in terms of density, resources, infrastructure, and connectivity to funding, outreach, and technical... Full Description

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Megan Aki
Sam Belknap
Jillian Wilson Martin
Stephan Wollenburg

Retrofit

Energy Production & Storage

Resiliency

Cities

Policy

A Common Sense Approach to Red List Free Materials

Material transparency and optimization is a hot topic in the green building industry, but it can be difficult to know how to get involved in these market transformation efforts.

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Amanda Garvey
Matthew Gifford
Siiri Julianus
Emma Reif

Institutional

New Construction

Health & Comfort

Design & Construction Process

Beyond Energy*

Standards in Action**