Green Building Conference Explores Economy and Public Policy

“Green Building, The Economy and Public Policy,” will be held December 2-3 at the University of California Berkeley.

| December 2009 Web

This week the University of California Berkeley will host an international conference on green building.“Green Building, The Economy and Public Policy” takes place December 2-3 on the UC Berkeley campus and will address many aspects of green building, including:

• Incentives and the performance-based approach to green building

• Technology, building codes and their implementation in green construction

• The evolution of green labels in real estate markets

• Unanticipated market responses to changing standards and regulations

• Green building investment strategies, from residential retrofits to commercial portfolios

• New financial approaches in the field of energy-based and carbon-impact performance

Festival will include representatives of organizations such as the U.S. Green Building Council, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Japanese Ministry of Finance and Wal-Mart’s sustainable facilities division.

For more information, check out this detailed agenda for the conference.

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