Greenbuild 2017: Materials selection, carbon emissions reduction, Boston backdrop

Source: U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C.

The annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will take place November 8-10 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Informa Exhibitions anticipates 25,000 attendees from the commercial and residential professional, architect, building owner and operator, student and educator ranks.

“Greenbuild offers a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business and address pressing issues in the built environment,” says U.S. Green Building Council Senior Vice President of Conferences & Events Kate Hurst. “Important topics covered through this year’s line up include air quality, human health, energy and water use, indoor environmental quality, land development, materials selection and reducing CO2 emissions.”

Greenbuild 2017 will feature keynote speakers and opening plenary; Master series and LEED workshops; exhibit hall with groundbreaking green building products and services; local green-building tours; 150-plus educational sessions; and, USGBC Leadership Awards and Leadership Luncheon. Sponsor USGBC will also hold separate Communities & Affordable Homes, Waterbuild and International Summits. Also scheduled are sessions on LEED, GRESB, Parksmart, PEER, SITES, WELL, Zero Waste and Investor Confidence Project. Conference and Expo registration can be obtained here.