Ashley Katz Zusman
3 minute read

Stop by Booth 1305 on the Expo Hall floor for insights into LEED and performance and to connect with reviewers.

Add the USGBC booth to your must-visit list while in Atlanta for Greenbuild 2019. The USGBC booth (#1305) will be open Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stop by to reconnect with colleagues and rub elbows with your peers in the green building community network.

Here's what you'll find at the booth this year:

  • Store items. At the booth, you’ll be able to shop our most popular items from the USGBC store, including merchandise and study resources.
  • Fun swag. Don’t forget to pick up some goodies! While supplies last, USGBC members are invited to pick up a complimentary gift at the booth.
  • People with answers. Experts will be on hand to answer all of your questions about LEED and the full suite of GBCI offerings, including TRUE, SITES, WELL, PEER, Parksmart, EDGE, GRESB and ICP.
  • Arc demo. If you haven’t seen the Arc performance platform in action, visit the USGBC booth to learn about how it’s powering the next generation of sustainability. Drop by for a demo and sign up for a free trial.

All of the modular carpeting installed in the booth is courtesy of USGBC member company Interface. USGBC thanks Interface for helping us create our beautiful and sustainable booth space.

Learn how USGBC designed the booth experience for Greenbuild 2018.

GBCI Certification Work Zone

You won’t have to go far to check into your appointment at the GBCI Certification Work Zone—we’re bringing the Certification Work Zone back to the Expo Hall floor within the USGBC booth.

GBCI reviewers and assessors will be on hand to meet one-on-one and discuss questions about specific projects or rating system requirements. Advance appointments are welcome and encouraged. Walk-in questions are also available.

Meet the Experts sessions

At our popular Meet the Experts sessions, USGBC and GBCI staff experts will share insights into the topics you want to learn more about, from LEED professional credentials and LEED credits to the Arc performance platform.

Wednesday, November 20

LEED Professional Credentials | 10:30–11 a.m.

Showcase your knowledge and expertise with a GBCI credential—from badges and certificates to LEED AP designation and LEED Fellow status, GBCI has the right recognition for you. Learn the how, the what and the why of GBCI personal credential offerings.

Recertification Through Performance | 2:30–3 p.m.

LEED recertification helps you maintain and improve your building, while keeping your sustainability investment in place. Learn more about the new performance-based recertification option, available to all previously LEED-certified projects, and have your questions addressed directly by GBCI.

Arc Platform Updates Announcement | 3–3:30 p.m.

Big changes to the Arc platform are coming! Be the first to hear about these exciting updates and learn how they make using Arc and achieving LEED certification and recertification easier than ever. Join Arc's Chris Pyke, SVP of Product, who will preview these updates. Seize your chance to speak directly with the Arc team.

TRUE: Creating a Circular Economy | 3:30–4 p.m.

TRUE Zero Waste certification is a critical component of transforming the market to be more sustainable. By shifting our focus from wasteful, single-use materials to redesigning systems and integrating materials back into business processes, we can help create a sustainable circular economy. TRUE offers the most comprehensive zero waste certification available by focusing on upstream efforts including redesign, reduction and reuse.

Measurabl and Arc: Automating the Flow of Performance Data | 4–4:30 p.m.

Measurabl is an ESG/sustainability data solutions organization that provides technology to automate the flow of performance data from individual utility meters up to spaces, buildings and entire companies. Matt Ellis of Measurabl will discuss the partnership, explain how companies can leverage their existing data and use Arc to find potential LEED certifications or streamline recertification, and share examples of leading property companies who’ve already gotten started.

LEED v4.1 Energy and Atmosphere Minimum Energy Performance Calculator Demo | 4:30–5 p.m.

Designed to streamline and organize your LEED energy performance documentation and guide you through the new ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G Performance Rating Method modeling requirements, this calculator has been recently updated for LEED v4.1. Learn about recent changes and overall tips for effectively using this calculator, and have your questions addressed directly by GBCI.

Thursday, November 21

Top 5 Actions to Expedite TRUE Zero Waste Certification | 10–10:30 a.m.

Wondering where to start your zero waste journey? By understanding the TRUE Zero Waste rating system, companies increase savings through reduction, reuse and employee engagement. Focusing on five critical zero waste actions, your company can go from zero diversion to TRUE Zero Waste certification in no time at all.

Arc Platform Update Announcements | 10:30–11 a.m.

Big changes to the Arc platform are coming! Be the first to hear about these exciting updates and learn how they make using Arc and achieving LEED certification and recertification easier than ever. Join Arc's Chris Pyke, SVP of Product, who will preview these updates. Seize your chance to speak directly with the Arc team.

How leading companies in Georgia are using Arc | 12:30–1 p.m.

Servidyne, an Atlanta-based consulting firm, drove a comprehensive outreach effort to assist 100 LEED projects from Atlanta with getting set up in Arc and tracking their energy and water data. Hear their insights and learn how you can replicate this in your region.

Keys to Success for your LEED Submission | 1–1:30 p.m.

Want to know what LEED reviewers are looking for? Learn tips for successful documentation and how to respond effectively to review comments, look at examples, and have your questions addressed directly by GBCI.

LEED v4.1 Materials and Resources Building Product Disclosure and Optimization Materials Calculator Demo | 1:30–2 p.m.

Designed to streamline and organize your LEED building materials documentation, this calculator has been recently updated for LEED v4.1. Lean about recent changes and overall tips for effectively using this calculator, and have your questions addressed directly by GBCI.

LEED v4.1 EQ Low-emitting Materials Calculator Demo | 2–2:30 p.m.

Designed to streamline and organize your LEED Low-emitting Materials documentation, this calculator has been recently updated for LEED v4.1. Learn about recent changes and overall tips for effectively using this calculator, and have your questions addressed directly by GBCI.

LEED Zero 101| 2:30–3 p.m.

Join USGBC staff for an overview and discussion of LEED Zero, USGBC’s newest certification program to verify the achievement of net zero carbon, energy, water and/or waste during building operations.

Learn more about Greenbuild 2019