THE SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT

Featuring the Sustainability Summit and the Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE Workshops, expert speakers will discuss the latest developments in sustainable construction technology and design, examine the leading sustainable projects and address government targets.

Hot topics include: Energy Code;  Resiliency Planning; Sustainable Supply Chain Management; Smart Design and much more. 

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10:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    The public interest shifted its focus firmly to the subject of human health and wellness. Redefined as core elements of sustainability and healthy buildings, these trends are revolutionizing how we de ...
11:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    This presentation will showcase stormwater practices implemented throughout two unique and challenging urban projects. The first is the redevelopment of a public school property. Stormwater management ...
12:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    Highlight Confined and Enclosed spaces and the Toxic gases and chemicals we bring to work. Bring to attention that there are different Standards for General Industry and Construction. Define the accep ...
13:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    Once again, energy codes are changing, and with the changes come some sneaky additions. For example, did you know that controlled outlets are now required? But which code does this reference? Or did y ...
14:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    Resource resiliency planning and the interrelationship between source acquisition, infrastructure security, and environmental management processes is essential in decreasing the economic and environme ...
15:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    Over several years and many different projects, we have been able to identify some clear wins to help you take your next project to zero energy with little effort or extra cost. Join us as we seek to ...
16:00
  1. Workshop Room 2
    60 mins
    • AIA CES Workshops
    • Resiliency, Sustainability and HSE
    Imagine your project contributing to the well-being, prosperity, and sustainability of not just its own inhabitants, but the inhabitants of the surrounding community, the region and ecosystem in which ...
10:00
  1. Conference Room 2
    10 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
10:10
  1. Conference Room 2
    30 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    •    Understand how three different contractors are navigating the myriad health and wellness requirements on various projects with differing rating system. •    Projects seeking health transparency a ...
10:40
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Securing funding for energy efficiency upgrades can be challenging for public agencies with an aging building portfolio One solution is to utilize the Federal, State and local funds available for appl ...
11:00
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Foundational influence of LEED in creating the green building industry Potential schism created by divergence of Health and Sustainability Are we moving the needle on sustainability?  See how we are! ...
11:20
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    1/2 of annual electricity operational budget must be put towards annual capital solar installation budget (can be financed through PPA) to get to 100% solar installed in 20 years Employee retention in ...
11:40
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Success in the urgent campaign to mitigate climate change hinges on our ability to “strand” fossil fuels underground—by ending carbon consumption altogether by mid-century. We need to reinvest in our ...
12:00
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Learn how to create buildings, infrastructure and communities that are more resilient to natural disasters Learn how to retrofit existing buildings and infrastructure against disasters and increase th ...
12:20
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    This presentation will provide an overview of water-neutral development policies and the tool the Alliance for Water Efficiency and its project partners developed to assist communities in creating new ...
12:40
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Define of Engineered Wood Products and Mass Timber construction.  Examine the advantages and challenges of Mass Timber construction.     Explore the most relevant national and international Mass Timbe ...
13:00
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    USGBC just celebrated its 25th anniversary and with that, the many positive impacts the LEED rating system has produced for the build environment.  We have recently released LEED v4.1, USGBC’s most co ...
13:40
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    The new Academic and Residential complex on University of Illinois at Chicago’s campus is the product of an innovative public-private partnership.  It is one of the first LEED version 4 Gold certified ...
14:40
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Presenting research on Sustainability Strategy and Reporting in Building Sector Demonstrating connection between Sustainability Strategy and Reporting to financial performance Demonstrating connection ...
15:00
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Asbestos Introduction Where is Asbestos Found in Construction Regulatory Requirements What Should You Do? Asbestos Awareness Training Questions/Answers
15:20
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Challenges to implementing high-performance design in affordable housing Resources and Programs Available 3 Case Studies – Lawson House (Chicago), Granite City Green Communities (Granite City), Broadw ...
15:40
  1. Conference Room 2
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Key Takeaways: Staying ahead of Code Balancing value vs. verification Being better equipped today
16:00
  1. Conference Room 2
    30 mins
    • Sustainability Summit

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