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 Marina 1

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Session Title Time Speakers Areas of Focus
Connecting the Dots: Aligning Policy, Programs and Funding

Over the past decade, state and municipal jurisdictions have adopted increasingly ambitious climate action plans and goals for the reduction of building energy consumption.

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Ed Connelly
Seth Federspiel
Eugenia Gibbons
Hank Keating
Harvey Michaels
Deanna Moran

Multifamily

Resiliency

Codes

Policy

Finance

The Art + Science of Cost-Effective High-Performance Buildings: How Data Informs Outcomes

Creating high-performance buildings requires a balance of art and science.

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Dan Arons
Heather Jauregui
Jana Silsby

Building Envelope

Health & Comfort

Beyond Energy*

Next Gen Passive House: New Technologies, Strategies and Processes

The Passive House standard is a critical tool for reducing our carbon footprint, yet it remains largely underutilized.

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Travis Anderson
Tedd Benson
Gunnar Hubbard
Colin Booth

Building Envelope

New Construction

Design & Construction Process

Business Practice

Resiliency

Standards in Action**

Friday, March 15, 2019
Session Title Time Speakers Areas of Focus
Timber's Role in Modern Urbanization

Due to their high strength, dimensional stability and positive environmental performance, mass timber building products are quickly becoming materials of choice for sustainably-minded designers.... Full Description

8:30 am to 9:30 am

Ricky McLain, PE, SE

Multifamily

Commercial

Institutional

New Construction

Design & Construction Process

Resiliency

Codes

Smart Retrofits: Pathway to a Low-Carbon World

Our fastest path to a low carbon world is using the billions of buildings which already exist.

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Jeremy Gregory
Brad Guy
Anne Hicks Harney

Retrofit

Beyond Energy*

Cities

Dealing with Dust in the Wind: New EPA Guidance for Home Air Cleaners

After an extensive review of current epidemiological literature, the US EPA guidance for air cleaners in the home was updated and reissued in July 2018.

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Terry Brennan
Lew Harriman

Single Family

Multifamily

Health & Comfort

The Power of Partnerships: How to Achieve Affordable, Net-Zero Urban Homeownership

Net-Zero is not that hard – but squeezing in ownership at 80% of median income is challenging and important.

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

MJ Adams
Charles Roberts
Jonathan Wright

Multifamily

Design & Construction Process

Cities

Policy

Finance