Meaningful Measurements of Building Performance

By on October 9, 2017
When:
11/03/2017 @ 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
2017-11-03T07:00:00-05:00
2017-11-03T18:00:00-05:00
Where:
Engineering Center
4359 Lindell Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108
USA
Cost:
Varies - See Event Page
Contact:

“Meaningful Measurements of Building Performance”

Presented By:
The Greater St. Louis Chapter of CSI
and Alberti Group

When:
Friday, November 3, 2017.
Doors open 7 AM, seminar from 8 AM until 5 PM,
with an optional social hour from 5 PM to 6 PM.
Continental Breakfast, Lunch, and Snacks provided.

Where:
Engineering Center,
4359 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108

Who Should Attend:
Architects, Engineers, Consultants, Contractors, Facility Owners and Engineers, Code Officials, and anyone else who has a stake in understanding and in verifying the science behind building performance claims.

CSI:
For the last sixty years, the Greater St. Louis Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) has been helping building professionals better understand our industry by offering high-quality technical education within the St. Louis area.

Alberti Group:
Alberti Group is an interdisciplinary consultancy that brings together highly qualified professionals with expertise in risk management, law, architecture, construction, building systems and forensic assessment.

Presenters:
Lecturers include these noted researchers and professors who have done extensive, substantive work in the science behind building performance:

  • Manfred Kehrer, Dipl.-Ing., Senior Associate, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Assoc., Inc.
  • James E. Woods, Ph.D., P.E., Indoor Environment Consultant
  • John H. Scofield, Ph.D. in Experimental Physics, Professor at Oberlin College
  • Wendell Cox, Urban Policy Analyst and Consultant, Demographia
  • Ujjval Vyas, J.D., Ph.D., Principal of Alberti Group

FULL SEMINAR Cost: $75 (CSI members), $90 (affiliated organizations); $100 (nonmembers).
Early registration and payment at these rates required on or before October 20. Registration and payment will be accepted after that date, if space is available, for $100 (CSI members) and $125 (all others). Cancellations with full refund accepted until October 27, no cancellations after that date.
Continuing Education Credits: 7.0 hr continuing education learning units. Certificates from Greater St. Louis Chapter of CSI are available upon request.

Additional Information: Greater St. Louis CSI: www.stlouiscsi.org or (636) 447-1357

Seminar Schedule and Summary:

7:00 AM Check-In and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM Welcome
Greater St. Louis Chapter CSI President David Neuner, Jr.
8:15 AM Seminar Introduction: “Meaningful Measurements”
George Everding, Greater St. Louis Chapter CSI; Ujjval Vyas, Alberti Group
9:15 AM “Hygrothermal Engineering in the 21st Century: Motivation, Basics, Examples”
Manfred Kehrer. Dipl.-Ing., Wiss, Janney, Elstner Assoc., Inc
10:45 AM Morning Break
11:00 AM “Evaluating Indoor Environmental Performance in Eldercare and Other Occupied Facilities.”
James E. Woods, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., Indoor Environment Consultant
12:30 PM Lunch and Networking
1:30 PM “Do Green Buildings Really Save Energy?”
John H. Scofield, Ph.D., Professor at Oberlin College
3:00 PM Afternoon Break
3:15 PM “Does Stopping Sprawl Improve Urban Performance?”
Wendell Cox, Urban Policy Analyst and Consultant, Demographia
4:45 PM Conclusion
Ujjval Vyas, Alberti Group
5:00 PM Networking, Social Hour

 

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