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15th Annual New York State Green Building Conference

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Agenda is tentative and subject to change.

This conference is approved for 33 (18 HSW) AIA Continuing Education System Learning Units (AIA CE LU/HSWs) for architects, 24 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for engineers, and 5 Continuing Education Credits (CECs/HSW) for landscape architects.

A participant can earn a maximum of 12.0 AIA CE LUs (11.0 AIA CE LU/HSW), 9.0 PDHs, and 5.0 CECs/HSW by attending the full conference.

 

March 30, 2017

Marriott Syracuse Downtown, Syracuse, NY

7:20 AM

Check-in, Continental Breakfast & Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Finger Lakes Foyer & Finger Lakes Ballroom

8:20

Welcome and Introduction in Finger Lakes Ballroom

Katherina Bendz Searing, Associate Director of Professional Education and Non-credit Programs, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Quentin Wheeler, PhD, President, SUNY-ESF

Ed Riley, Managing Member, Hotel Syracuse Restoration, LLC.

Tracie Hall, Director, U.S. Green Building Council New York Upstate

8:30

Keynote Presentation I in Finger Lakes Ballroom

Introduction by  Ed Bogucz, PhD, Executive Director, Syracuse Center of Excellence & Tarek Rakha, PhD, Assistant Professor, Syracuse University

Walkability: The Hidden Green

Jeff Speck, Principal, Speck & Associates LLC

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

9:30

Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Finger Lakes Ballroom & Finger Lakes Foyer

10:00

Resilience Panel in Finger Lakes Ballrooom moderated by Silda Wall Spitzer, Senior Advisor, New World Capital Group

Thomas Knittel, Design Partner, McLennan Design

Nicholas Rajkovich, PhD, AIA, Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo

Tedd Benson, Author, Founder & Company Steward, Bensonwood & Unity Homes

Frank Dixon, Founder, Global Systems Change

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

11:20 Lunch & Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Finger Lakes Ballroom & Finger Lakes Foyer

Concurrent Session I

12:30 – 2:35

Track A:

Resilience & Biomimicry

Finger Lakes Ballroom

Track B:

Urban Design, Planning & Community Development

Canandaigua Room

Track C:

Building Science

Conesus Room

Track D:

High Performance Buildings

Hemlock Room

12:30

NYSERDA Climate Resilience for Buildings Study

Nick Rajkovich, University at Buffalo

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

Age-Friendly Communities: Enabling is Sustainable

Esther Greenhouse, Esther Greenhouse LLC

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

 

Don't Be a Dope About the Envelope (lessons learned and nine habits revisited)

Jim D'Aloisio, Klepper, Hahn, and Hyatt

Jodi Smits Anderson DASNY

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

Multiscale Thermal Design for Buildings

Daekwon Park, Syracuse University

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

 

1:35

Biomimicry & Buildings

Peter Lawrence, Biomimicry New England

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

 

Elevating Erie: Reconnecting to the Erie Canalway

Samuel Gordon, Town of Dewitt

Owen Kerney, City of Syracuse

Joe Sisko, LOCUS

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

 

Cool Flavors of Radiant Air Conditioning

Arvinder Dang & Ajit Naik, dhHMS

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

Planning a Net-Zero Ready Facility: Counter-Intuitive Opportunities and Solutions

Chris Piche, Elementa Counseling

Patrick Thibaudeau, HGA Architects

Tim Hughes, C+S Engineers

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

2:35 Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Finger Lakes Ballroom & Finger Lakes Foyer

Concurrent Session II

3:05 – 5:10

Track A:

Hotel Syracuse & Green Financing Opportunities

Finger Lakes Ballroom

Track B:

Urban Design, Planning & Community Development

Canandaigua Room

Track C:

Building Science

Conesus Room

Track D:

High Performance Buildings

Hemlock Room

3:05

Hotel Syracuse Restoration: A Case Study (& sign up for tours)

Ed Riley, Hotel Syracuse Restoration, LLC

Bruce King, Holmes, King, Kallquist & Associates

Jamie Williams, Holmes, King, Kallquist & Associates

Al Daniels, IPD Engineering

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

 

 

Facility Informatics - How to Know you are Doing Better

Erik C. Backus, Clarkson University

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

 

 

SURE House: Analysis of the 2015 US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Winner

Tom King, King and King Architects

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

Passiv for the Masses Tunneling through the Cost barrier through innovative design and production methods

Adam Cohen, Build SMART, Passiv Science

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

 

4:10

Hotel Syracuse Tours

4:10

Site, Campus, Watershed: Integrating and Evaluating Green Infrastructure at Cornell University

David Cutter, Cornell University

Michele Palmer, Templeton Landscape Architecture and Planning

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

Electrification of the HVAC Infrastructure

John D. Manning, Earth Sensitive Solutions, LLC

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

NYStretch-Energy, an Upcoming Local Adoption Option

Priscilla Richards, NYSERDA

Certified Green Bonds for Affordable Housing

Karen Phillips, NYS Homes and Community Renewal

4:30

5:10

Reception, Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions, and Student Poster Competition in Finger Lakes Foyer and Finger Lakes Ballroom & Downstairs

Reception sponsored by Ed Riley & the Marriott Syracuse Downtown

6:30

Greening USA's Screening of Josh Fox’s How to Let Go of The World And Love All the Things Climate Can't Change (2016) in Finger Lakes Ballroom

 

March 31, 2017

Marriott Syracuse Downtown, Syracuse, NY

7:30 AM

Check-in, Continental Breakfast, & Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Finger Lakes Foyer & Ballroom

8:20

Welcome and Introduction in Finger Lakes Ballroom

Katherina Bendz Searing, Associate Director of Professional Education and Non-credit Programs, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

8:30

Keynote Presentation II in Finger Lakes Ballroom

Introduced by Josh Stack, Biomimicy & Resilience Senior Advisory, NGBC, LLC./ CLARE Resilience

Designed Resilience

Thomas Knittel, Design Partner, McLennan Design

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

9:30

Keynote Presentation III in Finger Lakes Ballroom

Introduced by Paul Crovella, PhD, Instructor, Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management, SUNY-ESF

The Middle Way: Powering Industry Transformation

Tedd Benson, Author, Founder and Company Steward, Bensonwood & Unity Homes

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

10:30

Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Finger Lakes Ballroom & Finger Lakes Foyer

10:30

LEED Certification WorkZone in Finger Lakes Foyer

Concurrent Session III

11:00 – 1:05

Track A:

Resilience & Biomimicry

Finger Lakes Ballroom

Track B:

Green Materials and Resources

Canandaigua Room

Track C:   

LEED v4

Conesus Room

Track D:  

High Performance Buildings

Hemlock Room

11:00

Energy Resiliency: what needs to be considered

Lauren Ray, GEM Energy

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

Implementing Effective Materials Research for Healthier Buildings

Matthew Broderick, Lisa Carey Moore & Susanne Angarano, Ashley McGraw Architects, DPC

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

 

Creating a safe, sustainable environment for building occupants

Paul Murray, Shaw Industries Inc.

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

Effectively Managing Building Energy with Measurement

Carina Paton, CDH Energy

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

12:05

Cleaning up after floods

Terry Brennan, Camroden Associates, Inc.

When is it "green"? Preventing the toxic effects of spray foam insulation

Greg Siwinski, Occupational Health Clinical Centers

Jim Vallette, Healthy Building Network

Dorothy Wigmore, Occupational Health Clinical Centers

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

LEED v4 - Compatibility & Conflict Among Certification Programs

Karla Butterfield, Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

Greener than we thought!

Rick Alfandre, Alfandre Architecture

Lou Vogel, TAITEM Engineering

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

1:05 PM

Lunch in Finger Lakes Ballroom

Green Building Advocate Ceremony presented by Kevin Stack, Ecological Builder, Northeast Natural Homes, Inc.

Recognition of the Student Poster Winners presented by Paul Crovella, PhD & Student Sponsor: Ashley McGraw Architects

Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Finger Lakes Ballroom & Finger Lakes Foyer

Concurrent Session IV

2:05– 4:10

Track A:

Healthy Buildings

Finger Lakes Ballroom

Track B:

Green Materials & Resources

Canandaigua Room

 

Track C:

Building Science

Conesus Room

Track D:

High Performance Buildings

Hemlock Room

2:05

Emerging Trends in High Performance Housing: Health vs Net Zero Energy

Maureen Mahle, Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

Material Transparency and LEED v4 How Third-Party Certification Can Simplify Compliance and Assurance

Tad Radzinski, GreenCircle Certified, LLC

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

"A Greener, Greater, Grove" - Pine Grove Middle School @ East Syracuse Minoa CSD

Jason Benedict, Matthew Finn & Amanda Thomas, King + King Architects

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

Fostering a Culture of Cooperation within High Performance Building Teams

Robert Grindrod, CLEAResult

Gwen McLaughlin, TRC Solutions

Michelle Tinner, CLEAResult

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

3:10

Designing for the Future: A Workplace for Health and Wellness

Susan Chung, American Society of Interior Designers

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

Understanding Health Certifications for Building Products

Lauren Asplen, BlueGreen Alliance

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

 

ICF panelized construction - extremely fast and cost effective

Steve Bluestone, HelixRebar Partners

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

Uses and Applications for Mass Timber

Hans Porschitz, Bensonwood

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CE LU)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

4:10

Closing & Conference Giveaway in Finger Lakes Ballroom

Katherina Bendz Searing, Associate Director of Professional Education and Non-credit Programs, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Paul Crovella, PhD, Instructor, Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management, SUNY-ESF

4:20

Conference Concludes