Thursday, May 26, 2011

AIA Seattle - Energy, Innovation, and the Future of Design

Wednesday, July 13, 2011
The Mountaineers Program Center, 770 Sand Point Wy NE
To register, click here
Late registration rates apply after July 6
8 LU / 8 HSW / 8 SD

The all-day continuing education forum will delve into key frameworks for change and innovation and their impacts on the architecture, engineering, and construction industry. Energy leaders will discuss the future of this exciting confluence of technology and design.


Ash Awad, Vice President - Energy & Facility Services, McKinstry
Aaron Fairchild, CEO, Green Canopy Homes
Stan Gent, President/CEO, Seattle Steam
Eric Markel, SVP/Chief Strategy Officer, Puget Sound Energy
Vincent Martinez, Director of Research, Architecture 2030
Tom Osdoba, Managing Director, Center for Sustainable Business Practices, University of Oregon
Katie Spataro, Research Director, Cascadia Green Building Council
Jeff Thomas, President, The Freehold Group


Our Energy Future - What does our energy picture look like ten years from now, and how will it impact the design of buildings and communities?

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

Planning + Infrastructure - District energy and "smart grid"

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

Technological - Energy modeling, advanced systems, building envelope, passive house design, building integrated power generation, cutting edge manufacturing developments, and lighting advances
Session note: Some sessions will be divided between commercial and residential tracks


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



Affiliated Engineers NW • CDi Engineers • Coffman Engineers, Inc. • GeoEngineers • Interface Engineering • LPD Engineering PLLC • Skellenger Bender P.S. • SvR Design Company • Travis Fitzmaurice & Associates • WSP Flack + Kurtz • Washington Archives Management

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