BuildingEnergy Boston 2022 - Sessions by Room

Sessions in Marina 1

Monday, February 28, 2022
Session Title Time Speakers Areas of Focus
Going Deep and Going Broad: The Next Generation of Multifamily Energy Programs

A large number of effective multifamily energy programs have supported retrofits at thousands of properties in the last decade.

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Jon Braman
Samantha Pearce
Molly Simpson
Darien Crimmin

Design Process

Mechanical Systems and Lighting

Health and Comfort

Business and Finance

Advancing All-Wood Design and Carbon Storage in the Built Environment

Wood-insulated panels (WIPs) combine CLT with rigid exterior wood fiber insulation (WFI) to create a consistent, uniform panel with continuous exterior insulation.

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Addison Godine
Jacob Snow

Design Process

Construction Process

Building Envelope

Materials

Overcoming Barriers to Heat Pumps in Multifamily Buildings

While more residential customers have turned to heat pumps as an efficient alternative to electric resistance heating, to shift away from delivered fuels, or to add cooling to their home, the... Full Description

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Eli Font
John Davison
Margaret Kelly

Mechanical Systems and Lighting

Climate Change and Resilience

Fun with Monitoring: Using Data to Solve Problems From Design Through Occupancy

We learn much of what we know about how buildings really perform from doing measurements and monitoring.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Marc Rosenbaum

Design Process

Mechanical Systems and Lighting

Operations and Maintenance

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Session Title Time Speakers Areas of Focus
How Forests and Biogenic Carbon Can Convert Buildings into Carbon Sinks

Buildings and deforestation together produce 50% of global carbon emissions.

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Peter Pinchot
Garrett Siegers

Justice and Equity

Design Process

Materials

Climate Change and Resilience

How Passive Buildings Support Resiliency & Grid Flexibility

The electric grid is changing rapidly - with more intermittent, renewable energy resources contributing to the power generation supply, more dispatchable baseload retiring, and more extreme... Full Description

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Lisa White

Building Envelope

Energy Production and Storage

Health and Comfort

Climate Change and Resilience

The New Face of Energy Efficiency

Residential Energy Efficiency programs are poised to see a shift in scope from weatherization to decarbonization that will include deeper retrofits and strategies to eliminate fossil fuels in and... Full Description

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Dave Boettcher
Janel Granum
Pat Stanton

Justice and Equity

Building Envelope

Health and Comfort

Business and Finance

Lighting the Way: Strategies for Achieving Life Cycle Goals

Sustainability in lighting is usually linked to energy use only, but it is time to face the real challenges of quantifying the impact of design decisions made throughout the product life cycle.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Alexandra Gadawski
Kate Hickcox
Melissa Mattes

Mechanical Systems and Lighting

Materials

Policies, Codes, and Standards

Climate Change and Resilience