Count Down To Zero

Cascieri Hall | 320 Newbury Street, Boston, MA
Thursday, April 2, 2009 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Boston Architectural College will host the local USGBC Massachusetts Membership Forum and the Urban Land Institute for an evening of discussion and debate of the two major construction industry stimuli to affect the State of Massachusetts in many years:
  • Governor Patrick's Zero Net Energy Buildings Report of 2009 and
  • the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
The event will apprise attendees of these two major strategies with a presentation on both, followed by a panel discussion made up of a cross section of practitioners from the construction industry who will comment on the realities and opportunities going forward to a more energy efficient future. Speakers will include:
  • Marcus Springer - Director, Sasaki Associates; Chair, Advocacy Committee USGBC Massachusetts membership Forum
  • Eric Friedman - Director, Leading by Example, Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs
  • Mike Davis - Vice President, Bergmeyer Associates; Co-Chair Legislative Affairs Committee, Boston Society of Architects
Panel Members will include:
  • Norman Lamonde - Sustainability Manager, Turner Construction Company
  • Michael Pascavage - Executive Vice President and Regional Manager, Skanska USA Commercial Development
  • Bryan Koop - Senior Vice President and Boston Regional Manager,
  • Boston Properties
  • Fran Boucher - Principle Engineer, National Grid
Please respond and RSVP to Marcus Springer.

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There is no fee. Anyone interested in learning about and discussing recent legislation and policy recommendations related to energy efficiency and renewable energy in Massachusetts should attend.