Category Archives: Sustainability

GreenGen CEO and Other Leaders Participate in ULI Washington Conversation about the Future of Sustainability

Panel Discussion Focused on Effect of Governmental Push for Increased Sustainability WHAT The new Urban Land Institute Washington (ULI Washington) Sustainability Initiative Council will host a panel session entitled, “The Future of Sustainability” featuring senior experts from the commercial real estate industry including developers, investors and architects.  Led by the CEO of GreenGen, a global energy solutions provider, panelists will explore the governmental push for sustainability and how their firms and the industry are impacted by—and are adapting to–the increased focus on sustainability. Panel members will also share their perspectives … Read More

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Earning Green for Going Green: Revisiting the Business Case for Sustainable Residential Development Event Recap

On May 11, 2016, real estate professionals from across the region attended ULI’s panel discussion entitled: Earning Green for Going Green: Revisiting the Business Case for Sustainable Residential Development. A panel of experts from the federal, local and private sectors offered insights on available incentives for sustainable residential development. Panelists included Pete Zadoretzky (Director of Sustainability, Bozzuto Management), Pam Askew (Senior Vice President, WC Smith), Shane Pollin (Director of Development, The Duffie Companies), Rebecca Hudson (ENERGY STAR Residential Program Environmental Protection Specialist, US Environmental Protection Agency) and Jay Wilson, LEED … Read More

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Sustainability Series: Beyond LEED – Nut and Bolts of Sustainability Panel Recap

By Leslie Braunstein April 25, 2012 In the second session of ULI Washington’s sustainability series, held on April 24, Greg Kats of Capital-E and Adam Giambrone, former chair of the Toronto Transit Commission, provided different perspectives on the “nuts and bolts” of sustainability. Kats pointed out that the US is making a major transition to the use of renewable energy, which now accounts for nearly 40 percent of all new US electric generating capacity. He noted that there are many new technologies available to increase building energy efficiency  – from … Read More

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