Hosted by AIA Chicago and USGBC Illinois, this event features the expertise of our research and engineering staff.

Building on the Best

December 8, 2015 | IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law | Hosted by AIA Chicago and USGBC Illinois
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Buildings of the future and climate resilience strategies

  • Doug Ahl, PhD, Research Director, Seventhwave
  • Nora Wang, Senior Engineer; Associate Program Manager for Building Efficiency, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Explore a future where buildings are self-aware and continuously anticipate and react to changes in weather, time of day and occupant needs to optimize energy and water use and contribute to a cleaner environment.

Platinum performance in a multi-tenant developer project

  • Scott Hackel, PE, LEED AP, Principal Energy Engineer, Seventhwave
  • Alisa Petersen, Energy Engineer, Seventhwave
  • Jody Shaw, Architect, Potter Lawson

Learn how one developer and design team took a nontraditional approach in delivering a multi-tenant, market-rate, 85,000-square foot commercial building, while attaining LEED Platinum certification and using 40% less energy than similar buildings.