Clean Technology 2008
Green Building & Construction

Green Building & Construction

Symposium Chair

George Elvin George Elvin
Green Technology Forum

Symposium Sessions


Monday June 2

8:30 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech
10:30 Green Buildings & Construction - 1
1:00 BP Alternative Energy
1:40 Green Buildings & Construction - 2

Tuesday June 3

8:30 Keynotes: Clean Technology
10:30 Green Buildings & Construction - 3

Wednesday June 4

1:30 Energy Legislation/Environmental Issues
 Green Buildings & Construction

Thursday June 5


Symposium Program


Monday June 2

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8:30 Keynotes: Nanotech & CleantechExhibit Hall D
8:30 Welcome
P. Glaza, Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization, US
8:40 TBA
J. Inslee, U.S. Congress, 1st Congressional District Washington, US
9:20 It’s a Nano World
R.O. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin Corporation, US
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10:30 Green Buildings & Construction - 1Room 313
 Session chair: George Elvin, Greentech Forum, US
10:30 Photoactive and coloured anodic oxides on titanium for architectural and design applications
M.V. Diamanti, B. Del Curto, M. Ormellese, MP. Pedeferri, Politecnico di Milano, IT
10:50 Design and Development of a Large-Scale Compressed Earth Block Building System for Developed Countries
D. Tate, A. Ertas, T. Maxwell, K. Park, W. Lawson, Texas Tech University, US
11:10 Green Affordable Housing: Rounding the First Turn
M. Colgrove, L. Falk, S. Allen, M. Lorentzen, T. Rooney, TRC, US
11:30 A Hybrid Approach to Carbon Reductions in Existing Homes: Deep Efficiency and Renewables
B. Knox, GreenHomes America, US
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1:00 BP Alternative EnergyRoom 312
 Session chair: Daniel Laird, Sandia National Lab, US
1:00 Venturing in Alternative Energy at BP
I. Dairanieh, Beyond Petroleum, US
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1:40 Green Buildings & Construction - 2Room 313
 Session chair: George Elvin, Greentech Forum, US
1:40 Environmentally Intelligent Integral Waterproofing and Corrosion Protection for Concrete
S. Veramallay, T. Horan, Hycrete, Inc., US
2:00 So You Want to Replace Your PVC
S.E. Gibb, E.J. Beckman, University of Pittsburgh, US
2:20 SITumbra – Energy Efficient Structurally Integrated Transparent Shaded Façade System
H. Giles, University of Michigan, US
2:40 EarthCo Building Systems
L. Williamson, EarthCo Building Systems, Inc., US

Tuesday June 3

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8:30 Keynotes: Clean TechnologyRoom 304
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:30 Cleantech - Welcome to Massachusetts
I. Bowles, Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs, Massachusetts, US
8:40 Future Mobility and Hydrogen
D. Macleod, Shell Hydrogen, US
9:10 Smarter Solutions for Greener Planet
S. Nunes, IBM Big Green Innovations, US
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10:30 Green Buildings & Construction - 3Room 309
 Session chair: Joseph Ostafi, FLAD
10:30 Green Chillies: Refrigerant-Free Acoustic Cooling for HVAC&R Applications
J. Corey, P. Spoor, CFIC-Qdrive, US
10:50 New Coating Technology to Inhibit Toxic, Black Mold Growth
F.T. Krotine, S.W.R. Amsey, Ecology Coatings Inc., US
11:10 Cleantech Daylighting Using Smart Glass: A Survey of LEED Accredited Professionals
G.M. Sottile, Research Frontiers Inc., US
11:30 Enviroquip MBR System Helps OHSU Go Platinum
K. Mathis, Enviroquip, a division of Eimco Water Technologies, US
11:50 Cleantech applied to green buildings: 2 USGBC’s LEED® case studies applied to clean energy research facilities
J. Ostafi, Flad Architects, US

Wednesday June 4

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1:30 Energy Legislation/Environmental IssuesRoom 305
 Session chair: Roy M. Palk, New Horizons, US
- K. Reich, Wolfblock, US
- T. Williamson, EPA New England, US
- R. Palk, New Horizons, US
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Green Buildings & ConstructionRoom 302
- High Performance Design with LEED: Sustainable, Obtainable, and Cost Effective
J. Kliwinski, Spiezle Architectural Group, US
- Construction of sustainable water environment in green building
H.Y. Li, Y. Huang, X.X. Li, Bejing University, CN
- Social-Interest Green House Design based in Rapid Product Realization Methodology – Case Study Solar Green House ITESM
A.A. Valerio, A. Molina, C.A. Cambero, A. Zarate, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) campus Monterrey, MX
- Intelligent Building Skin – Self Cleaning Façade systems
M. Thurnher, iku®intelligente Fenstersysteme AG, AT
- Utilization of High Carbon Fly Ash in Concrete
C.J. Boxley, V. Siegel, Ceramatec, Inc., US
- Industrial Application of Total Performance Oriented Retro-Commissioning
D. Xin, G. Liu, S. Gunawan, Bes-Tech, US
- The Integrated Lighting System
S. Heins, Orion Energy Systems, US
- Economic and Carbon Benefits of High Efficiency Copper Rotor Motors
A.E. Mascarin, IBIS Associates, Inc., US
- Leveraging Technology for Monitoring-Based Commissioning
G. Dixon, T. Ait-Laoussine, EnerNOC, Inc., US
- The Role of Private Capital in Emerging Building Technologies
A. Singer, Living Space Labs, US
- Health based sustainable energy engineering application to indoor air quality
R.K. Obeyesekera, K. Obeyesekera, K-HART International, AU


From the $8 billion insulation market to the $16 billion solar industry, green building is one of the fastest-growing venues for clean and green technologies. Learn how new building regulations and owner demands are creating a mega-market for green building materials within the $4 trillion dollar global building industry. Discover the rich array of green technologies that are making today’s buildings more environmentally friendly, and get a sneak preview of how emerging technologies including nanotechnology and biotechnology are paving the way to tomorrow’s super-sustainable carbon neutral and zero energy buildings.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Architecture & Design
  • Construction Materials
  • HVAC
  • Lighting
  • Efficient Appliances
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Energy Supply & Storage
  • Roofing
  • LEED Case Studies
  • Other