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 2

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Session Title Time Speakers Areas of Focus
CANCELLED - Real-World Lessons in the Design and Application of Variable-Refrigerant Volume (VRF) Systems

This session is CANCELLED - with our apologies.

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Joseph Novella
Thomas Esposito

Getting Schooled in Passive House (Tale of Two Schools)

The New England climate put high performance building to the test for the construction of two Passive House schools in Southern Maine: new construction of the Maine Coast Waldorf High School in... Full Description

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Chris Briley
Harry Hepburn
Colin Schless
Julia Tate

Building Envelope

Mechanical Systems & Lighting

Institutional

New Construction

Retrofit

Design & Construction Process

Standards in Action**

Capital Improvement Plan: From Concept to Implementation

Planning for big goals, like becoming a Net Zero community, while attending to the smallest details of managing a diverse building portfolio, is hard.

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Ned Collier
Julie Lynch
Rebecca Hatchadorian

Institutional

Retrofit

Energy Production & Storage

Resiliency

Standards in Action**

Policy

Cost and Energy Optimization for Net Zero Multifamily

An owner/developer and Net Zero consultant will present lessons learned from two Net Zero projects in Rotterdam, NY.

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Dave Bruns
Jesse Schwartzberg

Building Envelope

Multifamily

New Construction

Design & Construction Process

Standards in Action**

Friday, March 15, 2019
Session Title Time Speakers Areas of Focus
Balancing Energy and IAQ: Case Study of a LEED Home Retrofit

For too long, the green residential buildings conversation has focused on new construction. Existing homes deserve their day in the sun.

8:30 am to 9:30 am

Maureen Mahle

Single Family

Retrofit

Health & Comfort

Beyond Energy*

Standards in Action**

Air Infiltration Reduction Testing: 5 Case Studies for Proven Energy Savings

In their quest for deeper energy savings, many projects expand building enclosure energy conservation measures (ECMs) opportunities beyond HVAC and lighting systems energy savings.

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Fran Boucher
William D'Arrigo
Martine Dion

Building Envelope

Multifamily

Commercial

New Construction

Retrofit

Design & Construction Process

Local Wood in Practice: A Conversation across the Material Stream

Building professionals have an essential role to play in forest conservation; they hold the power to shape forested landscapes through the materials they consume on behalf of their clients.

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Zac Cardwell
Sean Mahoney
Tom Mann
Brad Morse

Design & Construction Process

Beyond Energy*

Cities

How Big Is Small? Compact Presentations of More Life in Less Space

Small is BIG for sustainability. High utility in modest space using fewer resources. Six dynamic & compact presentations: Why small? + How small?

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Amelia Amon
Chris Benedict
Kristina Eldrenkamp
David Foley
Miriam Gee
Scott Gibson
Declan Keefe
Mary Kraus
Jamie Wolf

Single Family

Multifamily

New Construction

Design & Construction Process

Cities