BuildingEnergy Boston 2022 - Sessions by Room

Sessions in Harbor 1-2

Monday, February 28, 2022
Session Title Time Speakers Areas of Focus
Monday Keynote - Making Ourselves Heard: The Building Sector as Leaders in Carbon Neutrality

As the nation strives for carbon neutrality by 2050, the role of the building sector is both critical and often overlooked.

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Vivian Loftness

Justice and Equity

Design Process

Policies, Codes, and Standards

Climate Change and Resilience

At the Finish Line: How Two Affordable Passive Projects Crossed the Hardest Hurdles

Multifamily Passive House new construction can be built today for low incremental cost and dramatic energy reduction.

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Michelle Apigian
Thomas Chase
Chris Becker
Maciej Konieczny

Design Process

Construction Process

Building Envelope

Policies, Codes, and Standards

Design with a Carbon Conscience: Estimating Embodied Carbon at the Planning Level

Transform your practice by taking responsibility for the carbon footprint of your work.

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Tamar Warburg
Michael Frechette
Shuai Hao

Design Process

Materials

Climate Change and Resilience

Local Mass Timber: A Paradox

Bowdoin College is currently constructing a pair of connected campus buildings, both with mass timber structures.

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Matthew Tonello
Marcell Graeff

Design Process

Construction Process

Materials

Climate Change and Resilience

Your Building as Workforce Training: Integrating Students into High Performance Projects

The Lloyd Center for the Environment is an environmental education building on a coastal nature preserve.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Kathryn Duff
Liz Moniz
Warley Williams

Justice and Equity

Design Process

Construction Process

Climate Change and Resilience

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Session Title Time Speakers Areas of Focus
Tuesday Keynote - A Framework for Action: What's Our Role?

Global change requires local action!

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Crystal Chissell

Justice and Equity

Policies, Codes, and Standards

Climate Change and Resilience

Take Charge and Electrify That Building!

Most of our existing buildings are already constructed with fossil fuels as the heat source.

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Wesley Stanhope
Ken Neuhauser
James Moriarty
Brendan Mangino

Mechanical Systems and Lighting

The Climate Impact of Retrofits: Embodied and Operational Emissions in Weatherization

As buildings become part of the climate change solution, more building professionals and their customers want to know how they can reduce carbon emissions in home retrofits.

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Jacob Racusin
Megan Nedzinski

Construction Process

Building Envelope

Materials

Climate Change and Resilience

Design for Freedom: Eliminating Modern Slavery in the Building Material Supply Chain

The Design for Freedom Initiative is raising awareness about the pervasiveness of forced and child labor in the construction supply chain.

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Nora Rizzo
Jared Gilbert

Justice and Equity

Design Process

Materials

Policies, Codes, and Standards

Care & Feeding of Brick: Interior Insulation Retrofits of Mass Masonry Buildings

Solid mass masonry buildings are a significant fraction of the existing building stock, and many contribute to the historic fabric of neighborhoods.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Kohta Ueno

Building Envelope