Oct 27, 2023
Scaling Smart Solutions for America’s Aging Buildings - Closing Keynote
Participants will identify the challenges of electrifying aging buildings left behind by technological innovation.
Participants will explain the interventions BlocPower and peers have undergone to address custom issues for a wide variety of building types.
Participants will discuss how the existing contractor and labor workforce shortage has contributed to the challenges of implementing smart technology.
Participants will identify benefits of the collaborative private-public partnerships that must exist to serve these underserved buildings.
Oct 27, 2023
Building Resilience Powered by Microgrids
Participants will identify recent developments and improvements in grid interactive buildings and microgrids allowing their application to many market sectors.
Participants will explain the owner and occupant benefits of grid interactive buildings, including government incentives and finanical returns.
Participants will identify strategies to procure offsite renewable energy for projects to increase resilience and meet climate objectives.
Participants will explain how mircrogrids and resiliency are impactful to affordable housing developments and multifamily communities.
Oct 26, 2023
Case Study: Riversouth in Austin - Opening Keynote
Participants will identify the key principles behind the RiverSouth project and how it successfully integrates tenant-centric experiences with green building optimization.
Participants will explore the role of real-time data analytics in improving the sustainability and efficiency of smart buildings, with specific reference to the RiverSouth project.
Participants will identify the technological challenges and solutions involved in the building to meet modern smart building standards.
Participants will discuss the importance of LEED Gold and SmartScore Platinum certifications in recognizing and promoting sustainable building practices.