Real Green Energy Savings
Attendees will participate in a discussion of the legal trends regarding energy benchmarking and sustainable building practices. 2013 saw more than 3,000 energy related bills introduced in state legislatures. Are mandates coming to your community? Two voluntary initiatives will be highlighted, the EPA's ENERGY STAR and the USGBC's LEED for Existing Buildings.
1. Discuss energy benchmarking - the legislative landscape
2. Clarify ASHRAE Level 1, no cost, low cost energy saving recommendations
3. Comprehend an overview of ENERGY STAR and Portfolio Manager
4. Reviw an overview LEED v3 and LEED v4