Tuesday, December 8
Sustainability Leadership in the Private Sector
9:00 AM - 10:45 AM ET/8:00 AM - 9:45 AM CT: Sustainability Leadership in the Private Sector
Tenants, investors, and clients are driving demand for healthy, high-performing buildings as the global green building sector continues to double every three years. Local business leaders from across the southern US join Headliner and illustrate why building green makes good business sense and how companies across the real estate, construction and design sectors are investing in building performance, health, and resilience.
This course is approved for 1.5 General GBCI CE hour and for 1.5 AIA LU.
SVP, Environmental Business & Engagement Executive, Bank of America
CO|Lab Manager, HITT Contracting, Inc.
Vice President, Sustainability, AMLI Residential
Founder and President, Pearl Homes Florida
Director of Sustainability, St. John Properties, Inc.
Discuss how companies’ environmental, social, and corporate governance practices and health and safety commitments define their industry leadership.
Define the value of health and performance in buildings.
Explain why building tenants & employees benefit from an investment in green building by increased health, productivity and quality of life.
Illustrate how and why investors value green building assets.
VP, Market Transformation & Development, USGBC
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM ET/9:45 AM - 10:15 AM CT: Break & Networking Salon - TRUE
This Salon is hosted by Susie Westrup, Director of Client Relations for TRUE in the US South. The TRUE certification program enables facilities to define, pursue and achieve their zero waste goals, cutting their carbon footprint and supporting public health. We all know about the 3-R’s but Susie will share more about how this program goes beyond and can even reduce costs in your building operations.
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM ET/10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CT: Private Sector LEED Project Showcase
LEED project teams highlight the goals, strategies, outcomes, and lessons learned from four local projects that have achieved LEED v2009 BD+C, LEED v4 BD+C, and LEED Zero Energy certification in this rapid-fire showcase. Featured projects include: Entegrity Headquarters in Little Rock, AR; Bank of America Tower in Houston, TX, Unisphere in Silver Spring, MD and Virginia Springs 1 and 2 in Nashville, TN. Representatives will discuss the goals and strategies of each project, and what approaches project team members would use to comply solely with LEED v4.1 BD+C, LEED v4.1 O+M certification or recertification guidance.
This course is approved for 1.5 LEED Specific GBCI (BD+C, O+M, and Green Assoc.) CE hour and 1.5 AIA LU|HSW.
Describe the top, overarching goals and objectives of each project.
Compare and contrast the most notable strategies from the projects that contributed to achieving LEED v2009 BD+C, LEED v4 BD+C, and LEED Zero certification.
Link lessons learned from these projects with an emphasis on health and human experience, and how the project teams would approach things differently under LEED v4.1 BD+C alone
Discuss how the projects’ performance outcomes added value, and how ongoing performance is being measured against LEED v4.1 O+M recertification guidance.
Speakers and Featured Projects
Senior Associate and Director of Sustainable Design, Gensler
Bank of America Tower - Houston, Texas
Business Development Manager, Entegrity
Entegrity - Little Rock, Arkansas
Associate Principal and Director of Sustainability, Hastings Architecture
Virginia Springs 1 and 2 - Nashville, Tennessee
Principal, Ewing Cole
Project Manager, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Unisphere - Silver Spring, Maryland
Senior Project Manager, HITT Contracting
Co|Lab, Fairfax, Virgiinia
Staff Engineer, Systems Engineering, Carrier
Carrier Center for Intelligent Buildings - Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Director, Market Transformation + Development