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2016 Building Green Conference

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Starts On - September 14, 2016 - 8:00am
Ends On - September 14, 2016 - 5:00pm
350 Canal Park Drive
Duluth , MN 55802

The USGBC Minnesota Building Green Conference will provide relevant education, a platform for companies to showcase their sustainability products and services, and offer GBCI CE hours for LEED APs.

This year's conference seeks to enhance the knowledge of design and construction professionals, consultants, building owners and operators, and government representatives about design, construction and operational practices.

Attend the 2016 Building Green Conference to learn more about green building best practices, LEED certification and other relevant certification processes.

All 10 sessions are now approved for GBCI and AIA CE's. Learn how you can become a 2016 Building Green sponsor or exhibitor.

2016 Building Green Conference Program

Time Track One Track Two
7-7:50 a.m.
Registration, networking & breakfast
7:50-8 a.m.
Welcome & introduction
8-9 a.m.
Opening Keynote (1.0 CE): Duluth's Climate Smart Plan Speaker: Erik Birkeland, Property & Facilities Manager, City of Duluth
9-9:15 a.m.
Break | Exhibitor booths
9:15-10:15 a.m. Successful Sustainable Construction
  • Speaker: Kyle Woody, Kraus Andersen Construction
Single-Family Prescriptive Exterior Envelope Provisions of the 2015 MN Energy Code and LEED For Homes
10:15-10:30 a.m.
Break | Exhibitor booths
10:30-11:30 a.m. Environmental Simulation in Design Process | The Who, What and When Visualizing Building Performance Data
11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
12-12:30 p.m.
Break | Exhibitor booths
12:30-1:30 p.m. High Performance Glazing: Technologies, Applications & Resulting Performance
  • Speaker: Aynsley Dueck, DUXTON Windows and Doors
Take action with Minnesota’s Energy Action Plan
1:30-1:45 p.m.
Break | Exhibitor booths
1:45-2:45 p.m. Community Resilience: Best Practices and Case Studies
  • Speaker: Laura Millberg, State of Minnesota / MN Pollution Control Agency
2015 Minnesota Commercial Energy Code
3-4 p.m.
Closing Keynote (1.0 CE) — The Power of Leadership in Sustainability Speaker: Jason Kron, Director of Sales| Coldspring
4-5 p.m.
Reception (appetizers & drinks)