Sunday, December 14, 2014

Event - Edmonton Green Homes Summit

The Edmonton Green Homes Summit will take place on January 29, 2015. It will focus on residential construction, covering both single-family homes (including townhomes and various attached styles) and multifamily projects up to the midrise level (up to 12 storeys), and will include sessions on LEED Canada for Homes, and many regional energy and green building standards.

Agenda includes full day of sessions and expert presenters The agenda includes a morning keynote presentation, a number of expert plenary sessions, and ample opportunity to network with fellow members of the industry.

Announcing keynote speaker: Sean Pander, Green Building Program Manager, City of Vancouver

Sean will present a keynote titled Greenest City Approaches to Buildings: Creating Opportunities for People and Business on how green buildings form a key element of Vancouver's Greenest City Action Plan, the tools and approaches the City is using to achieve its targets and how this creates opportunities for both people and business.

He is an engineering graduate from the University of Alberta that has been involved in private and public sector energy work for over 20 years. He was the senior energy and climate planner for Vancouver between 2003 and 2011, during which time he established and led the team tasked with implementing energy and green building plans, programs, and policies for the City.

More recently, he oversaw the development of the City's Greenest City 2020 Action Plan and now directly manages the City's Green Buildings Team that is accountable for meeting Vancouver's target of carbon neutral new construction by 2020 while reducing emissions from existing buildings by 20% across the city.

Click here for the agenda and to register.

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