Join Perkins+Will at Events in August 2015

Connect With Our People Throughout the Month

August offers plenty of opportunities to connect with the thought leaders of Perkins+Will.

Wednesday, August 5
Karen Alschuler will participate in the panel “Fremont’s Urban Initiatives in Downtown and Warm Springs” during The Business of Fremont event hosted by the Silicon Valley Business Journal in Fremont, California. Hear how the City is bringing its vision of a vibrant, central gathering place to life by implementing its Downtown Community Plan.

Friday, August 7
Doug Pierce will speak about “Getting to 60: The Power of Targets + Load Reduction” at the AIA + 2030 event held by AIA Houston in Houston, Texas. The session will include multiple examples of projects that have achieved exemplary energy performance, offer approaches for incorporating targets into the design process, and explore how providing targeting and EUI information can be a value-added service for design firms.

Tuesday, August 18
Doug Pierce will present “Programs Complementing the LEED Rating System” at the USGBC Minnesota in Bloomington, Minnesota. The speakers will explore the applications of established and emerging rating systems, outlining the costs and market sectors pursuing certifications, and relate their focus areas back to LEED.

Friday, August 21
Suzanne Drake will present “EcoDesign Alignment: Pushing Boundaries of Design” at the Industrial Designers Society of America conference in Seattle, Washington. The presentation will include how construction, architecture, and interior design industry professionals are thinking more and more about product materials, ingredient transparency and what clients are asking for in healthful building materials to meet LEED and other green building initiatives.

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