ASHRAE also offers its Building Energy Assessment
Professional (BEAP) and Building Energy Modeling
Professional (BEMP) exams on July 1.
keynote speaker is Robert Bryce, one of America’s most
prominent energy journalists and a senior fellow at the
Manhattan Institute. He serves as the keynote speaker at
the opening Plenary Session, held Saturday, June 28.
Registration is not required to attend the session,
which also features the Honors and Awards program.
Hayes, president and CEO, Bullitt Center, serves as
keynote speaker at the Technical Plenary, Sunday, June
29. Conference registration is required to attend. In
his remarks, Hayes discusses the problems and
opportunities associated with “net positive” commercial
construction, using the Bullitt Center as an
illustration of what is currently possible.
Technical tours at the Conference include Federal Center
South Building 1202; The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research
Center 1100 Eastlake Facility; The Bullitt Center; the
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Headquarters; the
University of Washington Molecular Engineering &
Sciences Building; and the University of Washington
tours include Tillicum Village; Show Me Seattle;
Aircrafts, Airpark and Aviation Artifacts; Leisurely
Lakes Cruise; Going Boeing; Cascades, Cabernets and
Chocolates; and Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI).
Conference takes place at the Sheraton Seattle and the
Washington State Convention Center. To register or more
information, visit www.ashrae.org/seattle.
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