Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 6:15 pm
Thomas Spiegelhalter Lecture
Architect, Industrial Designer, Town Planner, R.A., E.U., ACE, ISES, LEED AP
Location: Auditorium, School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation
University of Maryland
Thomas Spiegelhalter will be lecturing on the topic of "Globally Benchmarked Buildings versus Green Washed Buildings: Taking a Critical Look at the Design, Resource Use, and Performance of Sustainable Buildings and Cities."
So called Sustainable, High-Performance, Platinum LEED, or Zero-Net-Buildings, and Cities must be globally benchmarked yearly, based on actual measured building energy performance on a common metric scale, rather than on modeled assumptions or samples from national demo buildings. The lecture will show critically selected case studies and compare them against systematic global best practice measuring of yearly Energy Performance and Carbon Intensity.
Audience: Students, Educators, Architects, Engineers, Consultants, Facility Managers, Interior Designers, Lenders, Planners --Urban/Regional, Product Materials Specialists, Property Managers, Researchers.