Influencing the Building Industry

This session on “Transforming How Business Does Business” features proposals that influence the building industry:

– Improve Building Energy Performance: Green Job Skills Training / danielledahan
As high performance green buildings increase in complexity, technicians need the skills to maintain buildings and achieve energy goals.

– Passive Architectural Design Index: A benchmark for passive building techniques /  sriraj
Unless ‘sufficiency’ is addressed with same rigour as ‘efficiency’, energy usage is inadvertently increased resulting in a rebound effect.
 
– COFA: Climate Optimized Fenestrations for Buildings in Developing Nations. / Prof. Pradeep Kini
Climate adaptive energy conserving commercial building envelopes with analytical tool COFA:Climate Optimized Fenestration Assembly.

Session Expert
Harvey Michaels, Director, Energy Efficiency Strategy Project