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Green Building: Benefits and Opportunities For Growth

  • 24 Sep 2013
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Innovation Park (945 Princess Street)


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Green Building:
Benefits and Opportunities For Growth

We spend more than 90% of our lives in buildings and buildings account for 40% of worldwide energy use. Green building practices can increase a building’s appraised value and net operating income, lead to higher occupancy rates and sale prices, and improve the health and productivity of building users.

Gain a better understanding of green trends impacting the building sector and how your company can benefit from them. Learn more about national and regional green building programs while gaining a greater understanding of green building benefits and their marketing potential.

This Workshop Is For:
  • Home Builders and Architects
  • Interior Designers
  • Contractors and Developers
  • Project Managers
  • Product Manufacturers
  • Real Estate Managers
  • Owners and Tenants
  • Consultants
  • Industry Stakeholders
  • Those Building or Buying a Home
Topics Covered:
  • Green Building Materials
  • Green Building Standards (LEED, BuiltGreen, Green Up, Energy Star)
  • Energy and Water Efficiency
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • The Business Case for Green Building
  • Selling Green to Green Customers
  • Barriers to Green Building Practices (technical, organizational, financial)
  • Costs and Benefits of Green Building
  • Measuring Green Performance
  • Living Building Challenge
Paul MacLatchy
Environment and Sustainability Director, City of Kingston
"Green Building and the City of Kingston"
Michael Tiffe
President, TAB Mechanical
"Green Building Certifications"

  Ken Dantzer
Design Manager, CaraCo Development Corporation
"Green Building: A Developer's Perspective"

   Steve Sottile
Conservation Officer - Utilities Kingston & Kingston Hydro
"Green Building Incentives"

John and Michael Sinclair
Owners - Living Rooms
"Green Building Materials"

  • $25 for SWITCH Members
  • $50 for Non-Members
  • Join SWITCH today to take advantage of our discounted member price

Event Sponsor: TAB Mechanical Inc. was formed in 2007 to service the needs of the building commissioning industry from a hands-on experience platform. TAB Mechanical is a proud member of the Canada Green Building Council, Building Commissioning Association and ASHRAE, and is able to present the latest "green" innovations and standards as solutions for your project requirements. TAB Mechanical Inc. has a mandate to remain at the forefront of the "green" building movement and is working to ensure the growth of an environmentally friendly construction industry. 

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