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Sustainability Practice Network

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  • D21 Members Invited to High Performance Design in NYC

    Environment, Environmental Design

    DESIGN 21 members have been officially invited by Michael Block and the Sustainability Practice Network. to attend "Panel Discussion: High Performance Design - the Next Generation".

    In partnership with the US Green Buildings Council NY, panelists include: Fiona Cousins, Principal, Arup; Anthony Pereira, President, Alternative Power; Colin Cathcart, Principal, Kiss + Cathcart; Matthew Herman, CoSA, Buro Happold.

    Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Venue: USGBC NY - Alexander Hamilton Custom House, One Bowling Green NY NY 10014 Moderator: Michael Gresty, President, Kinetix

    Panel Description: The trend in high performance design now positions LEED as the minimum standard. The next generation of high performance buildings will aim to be carbon neutral, achieve net zero energy, zero water, and zero waste. Enabled by advanced engineering, material ingenuity, lower costs for dynamic modeling software, 3D imaging and 3D fabrication, advanced green buildings are already changing the markets. This panel of experts in architectural design, engineering, real estate development, and renewable energy will explore the future of high performance design, including innovations such as distributed energy generation and highly adaptable infrastructure.

    RSVP There is a ten dollar suggested donation at the door. For more information, or to join SPN, visit

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