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Workshops uildingsNY offers a world-class educational program eligible for continuing education credits featuring top experts in their fields presenting invaluable, up-to-date, actionable insights into building design and real estate investment and operation. For a complete two-day schedule with full descriptions, visit www.buildingsny.com/education. B & Seminars Green Buildings as Economic Drivers Panelists will provide up-to-date information on navigating the government and legal system, explore available financial incentives for green building and provide effective strategies for developer engagement. A Public Forum: Is the USGBC Moving Too Fast or Too Slow? Are LEED Standards Too High or Too Low? The session will explore the unintended and intended consequences of the LEED 2012 process and whether it is fundamentally changing LEED for better or worse. It will explore the crucial balance between promoting increased levels of sustainability in buildings and maintaining cost efficiency. 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Buildings in the Cloud: Cloud Computing, LEED and Advanced Design This session addresses how new wireless, cloud computing products and services are breaking down barriers to implementing green and energy efficient projects and help builders identify the technology tools needed for building successful green projects. Greener Greater New York Charrette The panel discusses the local laws associated with the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan, the cost of compliance and how to build a compliance strategy that fits your building. Green Building Strategies: Case Studies The panel members will describe the process, design, construction, and performance approaches to achieve significant energy savings in three projects, two of which obtained LEED Gold or Platinum certification on time and within budget. BIM-BAM-BOOM The session will explore advances in simulation modeling and how these tools can improve the sustainability of buildings. This session speaks to architects, building owners and managers and anyone who oversees the design, construction and operation of buildings large and small. 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM Buildings as Powerplants This session will outline dynamic façade solutions including building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) which, through new innovations, can pay back initial costs Wednesday, May 2 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Active Design Guidelines Panel New York City’s Active Design Guidelines presents concrete strategies for building a healthier, more sustainable future. Green to Gold: Finance & Incentives Panel This panel addresses fi nancial and tax incentives for green projects at the federal, state and local level and discusses traditional and non-traditional tools for financing green projects, whether to show compliance with NYC’s Greener, Greater buildings laws, achieve LEED certification or simply make a better building. 10 | A B O D E V E L O P ME NTS • www.abogny.com http://www.buildingsny.com/education http://www.abogny.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ABO Developments - Spring 2012

A Message from ABO Executive Director Dan Margulies
BuildingsNY - The Largest Real Estate Trade Show on the East Coast
Workshops and Seminars
Internet 101 for Building Owners
Designing a Building You Can Manage
Index of Advertisers/ Advertisers Dot Com

ABO Developments - Spring 2012