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BuildGreen Atlantic 2016

June 21 & 22, 2016

WTCC – Halifax, NS


BuildGreen Atlantic is a conferencetrade show and networking event that advances the designconstruction, and operation of greener buildings in Atlantic Canada.

Day One on June 21 will include a concentration 5 hour tradeshow and will be FREE to everyone in the Atlantic green building sector including architects, engineers, designers, policy makers as well as students and interested member of the public. 
There are also two Pre-Conference Workshops on offer for June 21: Intro to LEED v4 (3 hours) in the morning and Sustainable Design Strategies (3 hours) in the afternoon.  These are purchased separately and are not included in the June 22 conference registration.

Day Two on June 22 will be conference sessions and will be approved for 5 GBCI continuing education hours.

For more information about sponsoring or exhibiting at BuildGreen Atlantic, please contact Lara Ryan at lryan@atl.cagbc.org

BuildGreen Atlantic SCHEDULE

WTCC, Halifax, NS

Download a PDF of the Detailed Schedule which includes session descriptions

Day 1 - Tuesday, June 21, 2016
9:00 - 12:30 Pre-Conference Workshop - Intro to LEED v4 - Faculty: Chantal Daigle Verrier
1:30 - 5:00 Pre-Conference Workshop - Sustainable Design Strategies - Faculty: Will Marshall, Equilibrium Engineering
12:00 - 5:00 FREE Green Building Sector Tradeshow
6:00 - 7:00 Keynote Address
Rodger Martin, Canada Lands
Sustainability in an Urban Context – The Reintegration of Former Federal Government Properties into Local Communities
Day 2 - Wednesday, June 22, 2016
8:30 - 9:30 Conference Welcome
LEED v4 and Other New Developments in the Green Building Sector 
9:30 - 10:30 Real-life LEED v4 – specifying products that meet the new requirements in the  “Materials and Resources” and “Low-emitting Materials” categories
Keith Robertson & Rebecca Peters, Solterre Design
EcoDistricts – Transformative Disruption in Community Design
Liam Cook, Efficiency Nova Scotia
10:30 - 10:50 BREAK
10:50 - 11:50 ASHRAE’s new proposed Standard SPC-209: Energy Simulation Aided Design for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings
Aaron Smith, M&R Engineering
Integrated Design Process: Calgary's organics waste diversion facility
Presenter TBD, Stantec
11:50 - 1:30 LUNCH & Panel Discussion
1:30 - 2:30 Passive House Case Studies in Multifamily Buildings: One new and one retrofit
Natalie Leonard, Passive House E-Design & Ramzi Kawar, Housing Nova Scotia
Designing Green Roofs for Stormwater Management
Dr. Karen Liu, Xeroflor
2:30 - 3:30 The Policy Conundrum - Steering a Big Ship Toward Change
Arsheel Hirji, City of Calgary
Deep Energy Retrofit of the Ecology Action Centre Office
David Gallaugher, Jordan Willett, Solterre Design & Emma Norton, EAC
3:30 - 4:30 New Construction Energy Efficiency Program Trends in NS
Charles Harrington, Ryan Kelly & Donald Dodge, Efficiency NS
Health and Transparency in Product Declarations
Casey Johnson, Forbo Flooring Systems

Download a PDF of the Detailed Schedule which includes session descriptions

Pricing Table

Pricing – BuildGreen Atlantic 2016 Date Early Bird Member Early Bird
Non Member
Member Non-Member
Trade Show June 21, 2016 $0 $0 $0 $0
Keynote  June 21, 2016 $0 $0 $0 $0
1/2 Day Workshop - Intro to LEED v4 Workshop June 21, 2016 $125 $175 $150 $200
1/2 Day Workshop - Sustainable Design Strategies June 21, 2016 $125 $175 $150 $200
BuildGreen Atlantic Conference Day June 22, 2016 $125 $175 $150 $200

Students - Please note that there is a student registration price of $50 for either of the 1/2 day workshops on June 21 as well as for the conference education sessions on June 22.  NSCC and Dalhousie University both have been assigned a number of complimentary registrations for the conference education sessions on June 22.  Please contact Lara Ryan at lryan@atl.cagbc.org with proof of student status to receive a promo code to register or to be connected with coordinators at NSCC or Dalhousie.

Eventbrite - BuildGreen Atlantic 2016