AIA Seattle presents Energy, Innovation, and the Future of Design Print E-mail
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 06:17

AIA-energyWhat: All-day forum explores how finance, infrastructure, planning and more will impact our energy future.

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Where: The Mountaineers Program Center, 7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115.

As cities and regions evolve their strategies for meeting and managing our changing energy demands, those changes will significantly impact design of buildings and communities. What will architects and engineers, owners and contractors need to know today to move us toward a better energy future?  Please join us as we explore the many facets of energy and how we each can initiate change and anticipate our collective challenges. Energy leaders will discuss the future of this exciting confluence of technology and design.

 

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Registration: 7:30am, Program:  8am-5pm
Registration at organizer's web site.   (Late registration rates apply after July 6)
AIA Credits:  8 LU / 8 HSW / 8 SD

TOPICS/SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Business + Finance - ESCOs, carbon costing, energy investment payback, owner / developer decision making, contract models, and financing models

Ash Awad, Vice President - Energy & Facility Services, McKinstry
Dennis Wilde, Chief Sustainability Officer, Gerding Edlen
Maud Daudon, President & CEO, Seattle NW Securities Group
Aaron Fairchild, CEO, Green Canopy Homes
Moderator: Tom Osdoba, Managing Director, Center for Sustainable Business Practices, University of Oregon

Planning + Infrastructure - District energy and "smart grid"

Eric Markel, SVP/Chief Strategy Officer, Puget Sound Energy
Stan Gent, President/CEO, Seattle Steam
Jeff Thompson, President, The Freehold Group
Trent Berry, Partner, Compass Resource Management Ltd
Moderator:  Tom Marseille, WSP Flack + Kurtz

Policy + Code - Measurement and monitoring, the future of green codes, permitting, and performance-based code

Kathleen Petrie, Sustainable Codes Analyst/Owner, KM Petrie Consulting
Kim Drury, Senior Policy Associate, NW Energy Coalition
Katie Spataro, Research Director, Cascadia Green Building Council
Moderator:  Duane Jonlin AIA, NBBJ

Seattle 2030 District – An interdisciplinary public-private collaborative working to create a groundbreaking high-performance building district in downtown Seattle.

Brian Geller, Executive Director, Seattle 2030 District
Vincent Martinez, Director of Research, Architecture 2030

Technology - Energy modeling, advanced systems, building envelope, passive house design, building integrated power generation, cutting edge manufacturing developments, and lighting advances
Rob Harrison AIA, Principal, Harrison Architects and PassivHaus consultant
Shawn Oram, PE, Ecotope Inc
Jeff Collum, Consultant, Sound Power Inc.

Featuring opening remarks by Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien, who will provide information on the Council’s Carbon Neutral Seattle effort and more.

Session note: Some sessions will be divided between commercial and residential tracks

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Architects and design professionals
Engineers
Owners
Builders and contractors
Policy makers
Clean energy business leaders


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