US Green Building Council's Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Philadelphia from Nov. 20-22 to include panel about future of LEED, new LEED v4 rating system on Nov. 20

WASHINGTON , November 14, 2013 (press release) – Sustainability experts discuss the state of green building and launch the newest version of the LEED green building rating system

WHAT:
Join USGBC at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo for a high-level overview on the future of LEED and its newest version of the green building rating system, LEED v4, launching at this year’s Greenbuild. LEED v4 will help LEED projects to perform at a higher level. LEED v4 also provides a suite of new time-saving support tools designed to help streamline the certification process.

Following remarks from USGBC Senior Vice President of LEED Scot Horst, a panel of LEED experts will delve into a variety of frequently asked general and technical questions on the future version of LEED.

WHO:
Opening Remarks: Scot Horst, senior vice president of LEED, USGBC
Panel Moderator: Nadav Malin, president, BuildingGreen Inc.

Panelists:

  • Joel Todd, environmental consultant and chair of the LEED Steering Committee
  • Lynn Simon, FAIA, LEED Fellow and senior vice president of Thornton Tomasetti
  • Brendan Owens, vice president of LEED technical development, USGBC
The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session.

WHERE:
Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia
Interactive Media Lounge
Broad Street Entrance, Level 100

WHEN:
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013
10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. EST

About the U.S. Green Building Council

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building program, robust educational offerings, a nationwide network of chapters and affiliates, the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, the Center for Green Schools and advocacy in support of public policy that encourages and enables green buildings and communities. For more information, visit usgbc.org, explore the Green Building Information Gateway (GBIG) and connect on Twitter and Facebook.

Industry Intelligence Editor’s Note: The Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Philadelphia will take place from Nov. 20-22, according to the Industry Intelligence archives.

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