Meaningful Measurements of Building Performance

By on October 9, 2017
11/03/2017 @ 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Engineering Center
4359 Lindell Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108
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“Meaningful Measurements of Building Performance”

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

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.

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.

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.

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: 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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