Sunday, January 26, 2014

Event - Energy & Sustainability Conference

Energy & Sustainability Conference will take place on February 11–12, 2014 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia. A leader in sustainability, Virginia Commonwealth University, and the Virginia Chamber of Commerce are excited to host the largest energy and sustainability conference in Virginia. The 2014 Energy and Sustainability Conference features national leaders from across business and institutional market sectors. They'll discuss how sustainability is changing their organizations and how they're adapting and leveraging sustainability to enhance their business results.

The benefits of sustainability include:
  • New product/service development
  • Increased employee productivity
  • Using alternative energy technology to meet carbon goals
  • Increased test results for students
  • Improved tenant retention
  • Reducing length of stays in healthcare
  • Reduced Absenteeism
  • Increased return on investment
  • Marketing sustainability for success 
Sessions

Track sessions will focus on Manufacturing, Healthcare, Local and State Government, K–12, Commercial Real Estate and Higher Education market sectors.

Breakout sessions will focus on specific vertical market issues, as well as a special presentation on the biomass infrastructure in Virginia, case studies on energy and sustainability, operations and maintenance, and creative financing.

The 2014 Energy and Sustainability Conference will bring together over 800 participants from across the Commonwealth and the region, including:
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Administrators
  • Finance Officers
  • Operations Staff
  • Facility Managers
  • Plant Managers
  • Energy Managers
  • Directors of Sustainability
  • Engineers
  • Professors
  • Deans of Schools
  • Commercial Building Owners and Managers
  • REITs
  • Healthcare Administrators
  • County Administrators
  • School Superintendents
  • School Board Members
For more information or to register click here.

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