Close the Gap(s): Decarbonizing Large Buildings Symposium, May 2, 8:30am-1:30pm, Somerville, Massachusetts

  • 2 May 2024
  • Start time : 08:30 AM
  • End time : 01:30 PM
  • Event Host : Built Environment Plus
  • Event Location : Greentown Labs, 444 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA, 02143, United States
Close the Gap(s): Decarbonizing Large Buildings Symposium
Event Description

Are you struggling with decarbonizing large buildings?

You’re not alone. As energy codes and emissions reduction ordinances force the issue, the building industry is waking up to a new landscape. Decarbonizing large buildings – new and old – is critical to achieving Massachusetts Climate Targets. While the technologies, skills, and strategies for decarbonization exist, we need to rapidly develop the industry’s capacity to implement these at scale. From knowledge gaps and funding gaps to policy gaps and technology gaps, we have our work cut out for us.

This half-day symposium will address knowledge gaps through a series of short training sessions on strategies and technologies to overcome current obstacles in decarbonizing large buildings. Topics include Preservation and Performance, Hydrostatic Pressure, Low Carbon-Cement, Carbon and Comfort, Funding High Efficiency Retrofits and more.

The event will begin and end with networking time and include coffee, snacks and lunch for attendees.

Presented by the BE+ Carbon & Energy Community and Decarbonize Existing Buildings Alliance, in partnership with Greentown Labs and MassSave partners Eversource, National Grid, Cape Light Compact and Unitil.

Who will be there?

Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Developers, Owners and Owner Reps struggling with decarbonizing large buildings.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Built Environment Plus
  • Logistics / Parking
    • Parking is incredibly limited at Greentown Labs and we encourage attendees to consider taking advantage of public transportation. We’re a short walk from the recently opened Union Square station, as well as 1 mile away from both the Harvard and Porter MBTA stations. Union Square in Somerville is also easily accessible via the #86 and #91 MBTA buses. We offer indoor bike parking on-site and the closest Bluebikes stations are at Dane St., Conway Park and Union Square.
  • Cost
    • $75
  • Event type
    • Event - Other

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