WPL Publishing to Host Webinar on Improving Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings

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The interactive event, which will take place March 5, 2013, is suited for a wide range of professionals within the construction community, including construction managers, contractors, subcontractors, developers, public and private owners, consultants, architects, engineers, and facility and property managers. The webinar has been approved for 1.5 American Institute of Architects learning units.

In a webinar that WPL Publishing will soon sponsor, a green-building expert will present construction professionals with strategies for improving the energy efficiency and asset value of existing buildings.

With a focus on the commercial building sector, webinar attendees will learn about the assessment of energy-efficiency opportunities, identification of appropriate technologies and strategies, common roadblocks, and strategies for success in upgrading existing building stock. The program, entitled “Improving Energy Efficiency for Existing Buildings,” is targeted to professionals seeking focused training on the improvement of operations, the reduction of energy costs, and the enhancement of occupant comfort as it relates to energy-consuming building systems. To register for the 90-minute event, scheduled on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. (EST), visit http://tinyurl.com/aylo26r.

Professionals attending the 90-minute webinar will learn how to do the following:

  • Assess fundamental and enhanced strategies for improving the energy efficiency of existing buildings
  • Review appropriate technologies for improving energy efficiency in existing buildings
  • Understand energy-related investments and returns that enhance the asset value of existing building stock
  • Anticipate common roadblocks and implement strategies for success in upgrading building portfolios
  • Improve performance-based operations, reduce energy costs, and enhance occupant comfort in existing building portfolios

Addressing attendees will be Kelly Gearhart, founder and principal with the international consulting firm Triple Green Building Group LLC. With locations in the San Francisco Bay area; Atlanta; Savannah, Ga.; and Sophia, Bulgaria. Triple Green provides expertise to design, construction, and building-operations professionals; governments; corporate entities; and non-profit organizations seeking approaches to building and development through sustainable project planning and design, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) consulting and administration, education, and training. Triple Green is a national member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a sustainability education developer, and one of few international USGBC authorized delivery partners for the LEED core curriculum.

Following Ms. Gearhart’s presentation, there will be an interactive 10 to15 minute question-and-answer session addressing relevant topics.

Webinar tuition is based on location, not number of participants, so each registration site can have multiple participants for one low price. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/aylo26r.

WPL Publishing Co., Inc. provides expert training, education, and development resources for the construction industry via live webinars and its ConstructionPro Network website (http://www.ConstructionProNet.com). Through ConstructionPro Network, WPL publishes the independent newsletter ConstructionPro Week, providing news, analysis, and insightful commentary about recent developments involving construction law, green buildings, building information modeling, and various construction managerial technologies and techniques.

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