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As building investors, owners, and service providers are scrambling to create and use transparency, each one faces different drivers and obstacles. Transparency is often perceived to increase risk for owners and, in some cases, occupants. However, it lowers risks for investors and the public leading to a clear dynamic tension between stakeholders.

At VERGE San Francisco, USGBC Vice President of Research Chris Pyke will explore the role of transparency in real estate with GRESB Executive Director Nils Kok and AtSite Chairman and CEO Davor Kapelina.

VERGE San Francisco convenes world’s biggest companies, innovative start-ups and cities to focus on the technologies and systems that accelerate sustainability solutions across sectors in a climate-constrained world.

VERGE San Francisco
Oct. 27-30, 2014
Save 10% off registration with discount code: VSF14USG 


The event will feature more than 120 speakers, including Chris Anderson of 3D Robotics, Carla Peterman of the California PUC, Jon Lauckner of General Motors, Jen Pahlka of Code for America, Janine Benyus of Biomimicry 3.8, Amory Lovins of Rocky Mountain Institute and author and entrepreneur Paul Hawken.

Among the nearly 100 sessions are Energy Storage for Corporates, How Buildings Can Mitigate Climate Change in Cities, Making People-Centric Smart Buildings, Distributed Solutions for Manufacturing Facilities and Addressing Climate Change Through Data Innovation.

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