LEED EBOM Series: Energy Audits, Commissioning & Best Practices

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2011
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison, Chicago, IL
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If you experience any registration difficulties or have questions please contact the Illinois Chapter office at 312-245-8300. If you are a BOMA/Chicago member, please visit www.bomachicago.org to register at the member rate.
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Session 4: Energy Audits, Commissioning & Best Practices

Date & Time: May 24, 2011 from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Description: This session will review the LEED-EBOM requirements and methodologies for energy auditing and commissioning activities.Explore how to use a performance-based approach to tailor energy reduction measures through monitoring and maintenance.We’ll overview the retro-commissioning process, examine the procedures for conducting ASHRAE Level I and Level II energy audits and review the credit and documentation requirements for EAp1 and EAc2.1/EAc2.2.

Speakers: Jenny Carney, YRG Sustainability
                     Aubrey Swift, dbHMS

LEED EBOM Series: Best Practices & Lessons Learned
Spend your lunch hour once a month with the experts in sustainability, green building technology, ecological services, and LEED EBOM Certification (LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance). This series of 10 seminars will offer you insider knowledge of the LEED process and requirements, and will help you achieve the environmental, financial, and social benefits of green operations and maintenance.

Hear case studies on the strategies used by experienced green building practitioners, gain insight for managing a smooth LEED performance period, and learn tips for successfully documenting credits the first time around. Industry experts will present on common pitfalls, challenges, solutions and success stories throughout the LEED EBOM process. Project team members with active projects or potential new projects are encouraged to bring questions about credit compliance and documentation for answers from speakers experienced in the LEED EBOM certification process.

When: 4th Tuesday every month
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (Bring your lunch!)
Where: 77 West Jackson, 3rd Fl. Conference Center (2/22, 4/26, 6/28, 7/26, 8/23, 9/27, 10/25, 11/22)
Citigroup Center/500 West Madison (3/22 and 5/24)

Sessions: (Download individual session descriptions here!)
  • 3/22/2011 Water Performance & Efficiency
  • 4/26/2011 Energy Performance & Benchmarking
  • 5/24/2011 Energy Audits, Commissioning & Best Practices
  • 6/28/2011 Waste Management Reduction Strategies & Policies
  • 7/26/2011 Getting Traction on Sustainable Sites Credits
  • 8/23/2011 Green Cleaning & IAQ Best Practices
  • 9/27/2011 Procurement in Multi-tenant Buildings
  • 10/25/2011 Engaging Occupants & Innovation Credits
  • 11/22/2011 Recertification & LEED Updates for 2012
Audience: This comprehensive seminar series is designed for property managers, facility managers, owners, engineers, consultants, architects and building professionals who want to implement sustainability into daily building operations.

Register today!
  • If you are looking to decrease your building’s energy costs and consumption in 2011
  • If lowering your operating costs is a necessity
  • If you are you thinking about registering your building for LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations + Maintenance (O+M)
  • If your building is already LEED registered or certified, and you are looking to implement further sustainability innovation and strategies
  • If your goal is to effectively highlight your building’s green initiative in tenant relations and retention as well as in leasing.

  • $15/seminar: BOMA/Chicago & USGBC Illinois Members
  • $45/seminar: Non-Members
  • For USGBC Illinois Member discount, register at www.usgbc-illinois.org
  • For BOMA/Chicago Member discount, register at www.bomachicago.org
  • Registration is required. No refunds will be offered.
Continuing Education:

RPA and FMA Designation Holders - Earn required Continuing Professional Development (CPD) units. The sessions in this series can be reported as “education credits”. Earn one point for each hour of education, ten points total for the series. Contact Lisa Bluhm at BOMA/Chicago with questions about the process, 312-870-9612 or lbluhm@bomachicago.org.

LEED APs w/ Specialty or LEED Green Associates - Earn credit to fulfill GBCI’s Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) requirements. The sessions in this series can be reported in the “professional development” activity hours in GBCI’s CMP reporting process. Contact Katie Kaluzny at USGBC – Illinois Chapter with questions about this process, 312-245-8300 x203 or kkaluzny@USGBC-Illinois.org.

Special thanks to the BOMA/Chicago
2011 Green Building Series Sponsor

We also recognize the support of GSA and Citigroup Center for providing meeting space for this series!

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