Join the Green Building Initiative for a Green Globes workshop in downtown Denver on Thursday, January 23, 2020. The agenda will feature presentations including case studies, local resources for sustainability initiatives, the importance of an integrated design process early on, and guidance for achieving high levels of Green Globes certification. Attendees will also learn about the 2019 Green Globes for New Construction standards and the 2019 Green Globes for Existing Buildings program, both set to release in early 2020. Network with other architects, engineers, building owners, property managers and sustainability professionals at the networking reception immediately following the event. 

New to Green Globes?

Great! The workshop will include an introduction to GBI and the Green Globes certification system. It will be a great opportunity to network with Green Globes users, Green Globes Professionals (GGPs), and Green Globes Assessors (GGAs). Learn about Green Globes' collaborative process and proven results.

Seasoned Green Globes Professional?

We look forward to seeing you! Brush up on your skills, hear about recent case studies, local resources, and available technology. Learn about the Choosing By Advantage decision making process, see a demonstration of the new Green Globes software and become familiar with Green Globes NC 2019 and Green Globes EB 2019.

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Green Globes Workshop Agenda

1:00 PM     GBI / Green Globes Introduction
                   Vicki Worden
                         President & CEO, Green Building Initiative

1:20 PM     Lone Cone Library Case Study - Green Globes from a User Perspective
Lauren McNeil, LEED AP BD+C, LFA, GGP
                         Sustainable Design Consultant, Group14 Engineering
                   Angela Schwab, AIA
                         Project Architect, Anderson Hallas Architects

1:50 PM     Charge Ahead Colorado: Financial support for EVs & Charging Stations
Steve Trowbridge
                         Co-Coordinator, Denver Metro Clean Cities

2:00 PM     Making and Documenting Decisions Accurately - Choosing by Advantage Decision Making Process
                   Ben Reeves, AIA, CDT, CCCA, GGP, GPCP, LEED AP BD+C
                         Arete Design Group

2:45 PM     BREAK

3:00 PM     Getting to Three & Four Green Globes – Panel
                   John Chyz PE, GGA, LEED® AP, WELL AP
                         Sustainable & Wellness Strategy, Affiliated Engineers, Inc.
                   Buddy Humphries, PE
                         Leaning Tower Engineering Consultants
                   Ramon Reynoso, LEED AP O+M
                         Managing Director, Climate Change & Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young LLP
                   Tony Faxon
                         Area Sales Manager, Daikin

4:30 PM     Green Globes for New Construction 2019 / Green Globes for Existing Buildings 2019
                   Megan Baker
                         Sr. Director of Engagement, Green Building Initiative

5:00 PM     Closing Remarks
Vicki Worden
                         President & CEO, Green Building Initiative

5:15 PM     Networking Event at Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grll