Greenbuild 2023: Building Transformation, September 26-29, Washington, DC

  • 26 September 2023 To 29 September 2023
  • Event Host : USGBC
  • Event Location : Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC, 20001, United States
Greenbuild 2023: Building Transformation
Event Description

Greenbuild hosts the largest annual event for green building professionals worldwide where attendees learn and source solutions to improve resilience, sustainability, and quality of life in our buildings, cities, and communities. 

This year, Greenbuild’s theme of Building Transformation highlights the decades-long legacy and unwavering commitment of the green building movement to transforming the built environment to serve, prepare and protect our communities in a rapidly changing world.

Building Transformation is an urgent call to action to adapt to change and create a more sustainable and resilient future. Greenbuild will also commemorate the USGBC's 30th Anniversary and mark the debut of LEED v5, the latest iteration of the LEED green building program that advances decarbonization, equity, health, biodiversity, and resilience in the built environment.

Over 100 conference sessions include:

  • Adaptation Strategies for Urban Heat Islands and Multifamily Buildings During Extreme Heat Events

  • Creating and Measuring Social Value in the Built Environment

  • Environmental Justice - Start Here

  • Resliency for Health

  • Scaling for Zero Waste

  • Full Decarbonization: Getting Net Embodied Carbon to Zero

  • Green Leasing: Fact vs Fiction

  • Sharing a Vision: The Art and Science of Prioritizing Community Engagement to Achieve Environmental Justice

  • Creating a route map for city decarbonization

  • Scenario Planning for Climate Adaptive Design

  • Specifications and Submittals - You can't have what you don't ask for

  • The Power of Open-Access Tools & Data to Empower Climate Action

  • Connecting thr Drops for Water Stewardship - Efficiency, Carbon, Reuse and Quality

  • Designing for Healthy, Net Zero Spaces for Kids: Inegrating LEED Zero and WELL

  • Informed + Aligned for Healthier, Whole-System Materials Procurement

  • Moving frrom Effort to Effect: Perspectives from the front Lines on ESG Reporting....

  • The Flight to Net Zero: Tenants and Owners as Co-Pilots

  • The Latest Science on WUI Fires and the Built Environment

  • The Ugrency for National Embodied Carbon Code 

  • Transforming Existing Buildings into Climate Assets: Leveraging low embodied carbon and carbon-storing materials in building retrofits to reduce building emissions

  • Value Added: How LEED, Zero Energy Ready Homes, and ENERGY STAR can earn multifamily projects Federal Inflation Reduction Act incentives

  • Nature in COP27 - what this means for climate action in different industry sectors - architectural design and built environment

  • Setting Product Performance Criteria: Architectural, Manufacturer, and Industry Perspectives

  • The Path to Red List Free Affordable Housing

  • Beyond the Numbers Game – New Models to Scale Affordable, Healthy, and Green Housing

  • Catalysts for Broad Scale Decarbonization: How Schools Can Transform the Climate Movement

  • How can we best measure meaningful outcomes in social equity, resilience, health, and biophilia?

  • What the Country's First PFAS Ban Means for the AEC Industry

  • Breaking New Ground with Geothermal in Highrise Existing Building Decarbonization

  • Climate Resilience in Commercial Real Estate: Design & Construction, Litigation, Financing, and Insurance

  • Ten Trends in Greening University Campuses

  • Improve Your Carbon Drawdown: Leverage Landscape Architecture Strategies to Increase Sequestration and Resilience

  • Net-Zero for All: Decarbonization for Public Buildings and Budgets

  • The Vagaries of Low-Carbon Concrete

  • Industry Leaders Commitment to Decarbonization is Prerequisite for Greener Buildings and Communities

  • Powering the Next Generation of Market Transformation: Green Building, ESG, and Sustainable Finance

  • Sensors and Workplace strategy: Leveraging technology to elevate the workplace experience

  • Sustainability and Biophilia Enhance Patient Outcomes at California’s First Net Zero Energy Behavioral Health Campus

  • The Electric Grid is Changing Fast, So Must Our Buildings!

  • The Evolving Journey of Global Portfolio Decarbonization in the Hospitality Industry

  • The Model Resilient Zoning Code with Equity in an Era of Climate Change - 2024 Prepublication

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • USGBC
  • Event type
    • Conference

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