Resilience is getting an increasing amount of attention in the public policy sphere. Case in point, last week, Jared Blum moderated a briefing on Capitol Hill focused on "Hidden in Plain Sight: Why Resilient Buildings are Critical U.S. Infrastructure." The briefing explored what makes buildings resilient; why resilience is important for multiple policy challenges; and how public-private collaboration can benefit society now and well into the future by supporting a resilient built environment.
Reid Ribble spoke on behalf of NRCA, and was joined by Debra Ballen, General Counsel of IBHS and Paul Totten, Vice-President of WSP USA Engineering and Design.
You can access a video of the briefing here: http://www.eesi.org/briefings/view/032818resilience, or download an MP3 file, also from the EESI website.
For the sixth year in a row, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) & the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) have produced the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, which provides the latest industry information and trends from the energy sector in the United States.
The 2018 edition of the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook – produced for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, provides up-to-date, accurate market information about the broad range of industries — energy efficiency, natural gas and renewable energy— that are contributing to the country’s move towards cleaner energy production and more efficient energy usage.
Building Innovation 2018-The National Institute of Building Sciences Sixth Annual Conference and Expo, will explore strategies that Sustain. Strengthen. Secure. Don't miss the chance to participate in examining processes, communities, workforces, structures, resources, practices, communications and collaboration. Be there where Science meets Design® for a compelling program intended to engage the entire team of building professionals in creating innovative solutions for the built environment.
When: Monday-Thursday, January 8-11, 2018
Where: Mandarin Oriental Hotel
1330 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
Contact: Pamela Towns
Online registration is available until: 12/31/2017
Building Innovation 2018: The National Institute of Building Sciences Fifth Annual Conference & Expo, scheduled for Monday – Thursday, January 8-11, 2018, at The Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C., located at 1330 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024.
The four-day Conference agenda will engage building industry representatives in exploring strategies that Sustain. Strengthen. Secure. Through informative expert presentations, credit-building educational sessions, open council and committee meetings, inspiring award ceremonies and a look at the latest advancements in technology on exhibit, attendees will take part in examining processes, communities, workforces, structures, resources, practices, communications and collaboration.
The agenda also includes the Beyond Green™ Awards presentation and the Institute’s Annual Reception and Awards Banquet along with other networking opportunities. It’s the one event intended to engage the entire team of building professionals in creating innovative solutions for the built environment. Plan to be there where Science meets Design® to work together and gain insights into the different aspects of high performance and resiliency, increase industry knowledge and earn AIA CEUs.
Find out more: www.nibs.org/Conference2018