Sustainable Facade Design and Engineering Conference


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IQPC’s Sustainable Façade and Design Engineering Conference is the 3rd event in our series of global façade engineering events. This conference will review the most recent in sustainable design including hydroponically grown vegetation and rainwater, highlight the interest in Green Buildings and innovation, how to compete with other countries who are implementing such designs to their construction projects and up-to-date information on emerging technology as it rapidly changes. Joins us as we explore the newest in façade engineering.


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  1. 1. Sign-up Before April 2nd and SAVE UP TO $1,547! See page 7. Balancing Aesthetics and Sustainable Design to Maximize Profitability Featured Moderator and Hear from innovators from Conference Chair leading industry organizations Walter F. Chatham FAIA LEED AP, and cutting edge firms including: Founder, Walter F. Chatham • FX Fowle Architects Architect • Kiss + Cathcart, Architects • Polshek Partnership Featured Keynote Speaker • Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates Marc Wouters • Phoenix Groups Design-Build LLC Head, Executive Chairperson • Steven Winter Associates Marc Wouters Architecture & Urban • The Congress for New Urbanism Design, Congress for New Urbanism-New • Werner Sobek York State Chapter • Oppenheim Architecture and Design • Dattner Architects Featured Keynote Speaker • Kieran Timberlake • Green Real Estate Law Journal Andrew Zumwalt-Hathaway Director of Sustainability • Arup Steven Winter Associates …and many more! Learn from esteemed Partners, Principals and Developers who have developed innovative tools and design techniques, including how to: ✔ Integrate desired themes and designs into a sustainable façade ✔ Produce and/or harvest energy, water and other naturally occurring resources through façade design ✔ Appropriately balance design concepts with energy needs of high rises ✔ Minimize initial cost, therefore shortening payback period of skyscrapers ✔ Choose best design practices to meet climate driven needs Media Partner
  2. 2. Who Will Attend Partners, Principals, Associates, Project Managers, Developers, Heads of Sustainability, Heads of Architecture, Heads of Design, Heads of Infrastructure at: • Architecture Firms • Façade Engineering Firms • Property Development Firms • Energy Modelling Firms • Construction Management Dear Colleagues: Firms In recent years, the need for sustaina ble facades has gained much impetus With legislation pushing for alternat . ive energy generation and as prop About the Organizer developers look to shorten the pay erty back period of skyscrapers & high buildings, the façade, being that it rise Infrastructure IQ, a division of holds the largest exposed surface now viewed as the main energy prod area, is IQPC, is dedicated to providing ucer rather than an energy liability. Significant advancement has come practical, detailed information to bear and architects have begun deploy these technologies in varied to through conferences, training settings. programs, webinars, and our Several challenges still remain, how monthly e-newsletter. By providing ever. First, although technology is improving, designers must achieve accurate, objective, and up-to-date a balance between the aesthetic des of the façade, the amount of energy igns developments and trends in various the actual façade can produce and feasibility of the actual geometry. the industries, Infrastructure IQ enables The relationship between the faça the interior of the building is also de and organizations to remain competitive central to the design, as it directly the payback period as well as the affects and profitable. health and safety of the occupants building on a long term basis. of the The US regulatory landscape continu Sponsorship and es to evolve rapidly and remains an area of concern for architects and property developers. Major cities, Exhibition Opportunities New York and Philadelphia, have beg such as un a drastic shift into green building construction, not just for new con Sponsorships and exhibits are struction projects, but also for retr existing buildings with green technolo ofitting excellent opportunities for your gies. Innovations in glass, building company to showcase its integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) and techniques such as Deep Double Wal products and services to high- will also be addressed. ls level, targeted decision makers attending IQPC’s inaugural These and many other critical issues will be explored and debated at the Sustainable Façade Design and Innaugural Sustainable Façade Des Engineering Conference. IQPC ign & Engineering Summit, providin architects, developers and contrac g helps companies like yours tors with critical information necessa design and build effectively, profitab ry to achieve important sales, ly, and sustainably. marketing and branding Best Regards, objectives by setting aside a limited number of event sponsorships and exhibit spaces – all of which are tailored to assist Join us at the Pre- your organization in creating a Conference Workshops for platform to maximize its Mohammed Islam Program Director a Site Tour of One Bryant exposure at the event. Infrastructure Energy and Utilitie Park. Limited seating is For more information on s IQ available to register sponsoring or exhibiting at this today! See page 7. or upcoming events, please contact Mario Matulich at 1 (212) 885-2719 or 2 1-800-882-8684 •
  3. 3. Day 1: Pre-Conference Workshops Monday, May 24, 2010 A 8:00 am – 10:30 am 7:45 Registration for Workshop A Methods in Ensuring Shortest Possible Payback Period With the added costs typically associated in sustainable building, What will be covered: architects and developers must carefully determine what energy- • Determining the anticipated energy requirement of a high rise building producing technologies to employ, and methods of integrating these • Verifying the required energy output of the facade technologies into the facade design, while maintaining visual appeal. The • Minimizing initial building cost in high rise facades direct relationship, of the technologies in use to the building’s payback period is most evident as it determines the initial cost, additional How you will benefit: operating costs and the overall profitability of the building. Architects, • Best practices for determining energy requirements and meeting needs construction managers and any other related energy modellers, must • Strategies to efficiently implement technologies in building design collaborate when determining the energy requirements, and further • Up to date information on government incentives offered at state levels resolve challenges in meeting these energy goals. Other issues of sustainable production (i.e. water harvesting, solar radiation reduction) Workshop Leaders: must be resolved to further determine the potential output of the Cameron Thomson building. Senior Sustainability Consultant Arup David Michael Cohen LEED AP Consultant Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)-Energy Solutions Group, NYSERDA B 11:00 am – 2:00 pm 10:45am Registration for Workshop B Site Visit: One Bryant Park Take a tour of the first LEED Platinum rated skyscraper that solidifies New How you will benefit: York as the leader in sustainable development. This unique tour will allow • Up-to-date information on technologies that have been implemented attendees to experience first-hand, the challenges faced in designing a • Learn benefits of using low-iron glass in the curtain wall tower of such magnitude while still meeting energy needs. The lighting design for a transparent tower poses difficult challenges as it needs to be Workshop Leaders: lit from within since the clear glass surface does not reflect light. “The Organized by Durst Organization building that changes throughout the course of the day,” utilizes a low- iron glass façade that allows for the building to be bathed in natural Limited seating is available so register today! sunlight throughout the day. C 2:30 pm – 5:00pm 2:15 Registration for Workshop C Selecting and Implementing Technologies to Create Sustainable Facades The emergence of new technologies, whether it is photovoltaics with • Current trends in energy producing technologies higher efficiencies or newly researched technologies, allows for façade • Choosing technologies that allow desired sustainability and aesthetic design to meet the desired energy production and achieve LEED ratings themes with greater ease. Advanced energy producing capabilities offer architects the opportunity to meet these requirements at either lower cost or allow Workshop Leaders: for a more desirable façade from an aesthetics point of view. This Hormoz Houshmand workshop will entail: Vice President Werner Sobek 1-800-882-8684 • 3
  4. 4. Day 2: Main Conference Sessions Tuesday, May 25, 2010 7:15 Registration & Coffee • Reaching the best possible payback period • Determining the feasibility of desired building geometries James Francis 8:00 Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks Managing Director Walter F. Chatham FAIA LEED AP Phoenix Groups Design-Build LLC Founder, Walter F. Chatham Architect 11:15 Challenge and Opportunity in Optimizing 8:15 Opening Keynote: Sustainable Facades: Building Skin Performance Formulating Methods of Modelling and Each building should perform up to its standards and anticipated Quantifying Sustainable Needs in Order to Justify design. However in reality, assumptions about performance are often The Initial Cost based on ideal conditions and misconceptions. Simulation and This keynote will provide an analysis of the sustainable facade market analysis help inform design and improve performance when a variety and highlight the latest trends and developments in high-rise of strategies are employed. In this session our speaker will present a deployment. This visionary session will explore the various motivations to case study of a medical research facility focused on demonstrating implement sustainable building technologies, with the goal of justifying methods for optimizing building skin performance in terms of energy the initial cost to the client. In this session, you will learn about: use, cost, and functionality. This presentation will focus on: • Current trends in the sustainable façade design industry • Installation of high performance curtain walls • Important considerations in designing a sustainable façade • Best methods of testing assumptions regarding performance • Needs for modelling sustainability in order to justify initial cost • Strategies for recovering lost energy and its uses • How to attain a tight thermal and waterproof seal Andrew Zumwalt-Hathaway Director of Sustainability Douglas Wyatt Hocking AIA Steven Winter Associates Principal Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC 9:00 Productive Facades To achieve true sustainability, building design must go beyond mere 12:00 Networking Luncheon efficiency - they must produce environmental, economic, and social value. Facades and roofs since mediate between internal and external environments; they must take on roles beyond 1:30 Deep Double Wall: Why and When? weatherproofing and provision of light, views, and ventilation. As the designer of Riverhouse, One Rockefeller Park in Battery Park Instead they must include renewable energy production, rainwater City, Todd Schliemann developed the first residential use of double- collection, bioactive benefits, and even growing food. A unique glass wall technology in the United States. Schliemann will present potential of these building-sited strategies is their potential for this project and subsequent uses of the technology and discuss the multiple, integrative benefits that improve the efficiency of building merits of this often-debated design technique. This session will operations and the quality of human experience. In this context, the focus on: architect's responsibility is to use these principles to create quality, • The challenges and the pay-off of developing the deep double performance-based architecture. This session will identify: wall for Riverhouse • “True net benefits” of a building’s design • The cost issue: Does this shorten the payback period? • Trends in sustainable production, determining production desires • The real value is not always about money and capabilities Todd Schliemann FAIA • Future outlook, possible direction for next-generation designs Design Partner Gregory Kiss Polshek Partnership Founding Partner Kiss + Cathcart, Architects 2:15 Integrating Photovoltaics into a Curtain Wall The integration of photovoltaics into a building has advanced 9:45 Morning Networking and Refreshment Break significantly in the last decade. The recent crash in the photovoltaic market at large, has placed much more emphasis on the integration into facades as a principal or ancillary producer of energy with 10:30 The Balancing Act: Design and Sustainability aesthetics in mind. This session will identify: • Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV): the next big thing in solar Many challenges and risks will arise throughout the course of the • Northern and Southern Facades- alternative concerns construction of a tall building. The nature and extent of the risk will • Implementing clear photovoltaics vary from project to project. One challenge that will remain constant, however, are the decisions the owner, architect and façade Hormoz Houshmand design engineer, LEED and cost consultant must make to balance Vice President the design and sustainability of the façade with cost and possibly Werner Sobek financing constraints. This session will address: • Assembling and managing the consultant team • Meeting the desired design intent and cost constraints of the 3:00 Afternoon Networking and Refreshments developer 4 1-800-882-8684 •
  5. 5. 3:45 Case Study: The Passive- 4:30 Case Study: High Performance Building Rescue: Aggressive Peter W. Rodino Federal Office Building Sustainability of COR Stimulus funding saved this failing, urban, mid-century office The sustainability concept for COR building. The addition of a high-performance curtain wall encompasses an array of different suspended over the existing concrete clad façade has the potential strategies, integrated through the design to significantly improve the building’s energy performance, the process, to produce a highly efficient occupant comfort, and the security of the enclosure. The solution building that is intended to act like a suggests a promising environmental approach as the nation living organism. No passive or active sustainable strategy would be confronts its aging post-war infrastructure and building stock. In this sufficient without the careful consideration of materials utilized in session you will learn: the Interior Design of the building. This presentation will discuss: • About ventilated skins that respond to climatic conditions. • Careful re-assessment of any and all energy consumption • How renovation can be carried out while the building is fully occupied • Exhaustive survey of potential renewable energy sources. • Trends in new curtain walls dramatically transforming a building’s • Public transportation (adding volume and frequency to newly identity formed transit routes) • Site perspective (location, location, location) Daniel Heuberger AIA • Multi-functionality of its exterior concrete shear wall Principal • Structural (liberates unit layouts from excessive column counts) Dattner Architects and awkward structural John Woelfling AIA • Flexibility allows users to configure and combine units as they see fit Principal • Provides clear floor space for an array of uses other than the Dattner Architects original intended, giving the building a longer life span. • Window glazing for south units set back, creating a solar shade inherent 5:30 Close of Main Conference Day 2 • Similar efforts are replicated on the East and West facades • Design strategies decrease buildings reliance on year-round air conditioning. • Integration of photovoltaic cells and solar hot water panels • Grey water system which treats and reuses water within the building for non-potable • Wind turbines integrated into design • Photo-voltaic cells strategically located within the façade walls for maximum solar exposure. Chad Oppenheim AIA LEED® AP Founder, Principal Oppenheim Architecture and Design Day 3: Main Conference Sessions Wednesday, May 26, 2010 7:15 Registration & Coffee • Some new towns are being planned with their own green energy supply • Transit and pedestrian-oriented development can reduce auto- 8:00 Chairperson’s Welcome and Day 1 Recap dependency • Detailed site analysis can guide planners in the protection of Walter F. Chatham FAIA LEED AP, migration corridors and ecosystems Founder, Walter F. Chatham Architect • Water conservation can be greatly enhanced through protection of a given site’s above ground and underground water cycle 8:15 Opening Keynote: Strategies of Sustainable Marc Wouters Master Planning Executive Chairperson How we plan our communities has as much an impact on carbon The Congress for New Urbanism-New York State emissions, water resources, energy consumption, and natural Chapter habitat as how we design our buildings. Carbon emissions can be reduced through transit-oriented development, district energy systems, creation of microclimates, and preservation of carbon sinks. 9:00 Emerging Legal Issues in Green Construction With the development of the LEED for Neighborhood Development The involvement of government agencies in green construction, at Rating System the significance of sustainable planning practices has the state and local level, has both negative and positive implications, become well recognized. In this keynote Mr. Wouters will discuss as they do promote sustainable projects but may also serve as how: potential sources of liability. The involvement of attorneys in green 1-800-882-8684 • 5
  6. 6. building, from the planning stages onward will reduce the number “skin.” As a “Smart Grid” on the exterior, the system is capable of of claims that can arise in a number of ways spanning from monitoring and adjusting the cooling, shading and security needs of architects overstating green qualifications to standard of care for occupants. Sensors within the exterior surface provide real-time design professionals. This discussion will address: data for the building management systems, but also populate a • Litigation and claims currently active in sustainable construction national energy database, key to our ability to start benchmarking • Contract issues faced in green projects high-performance buildings. This discussion will highlight: • Other legal/regulatory issues arising in green building • As Jeanine Benyus has said, "Nature has had 300 billion years of R&D"- look to her for design solutions Stephen Del Percio Esq. • Integrated Framing allows photovoltaic glazing to collect energy Publisher from sunlight and also creates a "smart grid" on the outside of Green Real Estate Law Journal the building • By fine-tuning building systems based on real-time data, you can maximize efficiency 9:45 Morning Networking and Refreshment Break Anne Elliott (Elly) Merica RA 10:30 Sustainable Ambitions of Property Developers Integrated Framing and 2SCALE Architects, PC At the top of the real estate value chain resides the property developers who make the decisions of the construction and the overall themes of the building. One of the most important aspects in 2:45 Case Study: Solar 2 property development, like all businesses, is profitability; which can The development of envelope systems for Solar II, a Green Energy be translated to payback period. This discussion will identify: Arts and Education Center planned for Manhattan's East River • Effective strategies in producing a desirable environment for tenants waterfront, from early schemes integrating photovoltaic systems • Economic drivers for sustainable design into sawtooth roofing profiles, to the current open double-envelope • Challenges in meeting desired themes systems utilizing photovoltaics above occupied rooftops, and green- screens in front of high-performance brick cavity wall systems will be Helena Durst presented. Other typical applications of PV- and green-wall systems Vice President will be reviewed. This session will discuss: Durst Organization • The first carbon neutral, net-zero energy building in New York City • Harnessing the power of the Sun: glare reduction windows that allow light and solar heat gain to save energy 11:15 Monitoring the Relationship Between the • Planning Ahead: non integration allows for upgrades as Building Envelope and the Interior Environment technology advances The façade of the building must play a larger role than just the aesthetic shell of a building; it must address improved energy Colin Cathcart efficiency and provide optimal thermal conditions for occupants. Founding Partner This increases the desirability of a building by improving energy Kiss + Cathcart, Architects performance and overall occupant comfort. Monitoring is an integral tool for determining the achievement of these goals and for ensuring the continuous improvement of building performance. This 3:30 Afternoon Networking and Refreshments session will provide information on: • Verifying design assumptions through monitoring • Monitoring as method for continual envelope commissioning 4:15 CASE STUDY: Eleven Times Square • Envelope retrofits for thermal improvement and its effect on Eleven Times Square defines the western gateway occupant comfort to Midtown Manhattan’s newest business district, Times Square and the 42nd Street corridor. David Hincher AIA Designed to achieve LEED Gold certification, the Principal new office building features a sculptural Kieran Timberlake composition of forms sheathed in various Roderick Bates AIA combinations of a sheer glass curtain wall and Principal unique “silk–glass” panels. High performance Kieran Timberlake glazed curtain walls allow ample daylighting, optimize views, and provide superior environmental control. In keeping with the Times 12:15 Networking Luncheon Square streetscape, the 42nd Street side of the building features large–scale signage “spectaculars,” and a prominent corner building entrance on 41st Street/Eighth Avenue, which is highlighted by 1:45 The Cascade Effect: Systems Thinking in Building monumentally-scaled, three-story, all-glass walls and a luminous glass Design wall extending from the exterior plaza into the lobby to promote a Incremental improvements in energy efficiency are desirable, but sense of light and grandeur. This presentation will identify: they are not going to solve our rapidly growing need for energy. • High-performance energy efficient glass curtain wall We need paradigm shifts in our thinking about our built • Sophisticated massing and detailed surface treatments which environment. “The Tipping Point” and The Gecko’s Foot” illustrate allow for harmonious disposition of a building’s uses and features how simple ideas can morph into inspired movements. By utilizing • Integrating exterior signage into façade design systems thinking and looking to nature we can uncover new design • Exterior sunshades that reduce glare and provide thermal comfort solutions which harness both natural energy and the power of chain Daniel Kaplan AIA reactions. Integrated Framing is such a concept. Originally Senior Partner conceived as simply a means of getting power and data to full- FX Fowle Architects height glazed walls, it has morphed into a whole new way of designing buildings. By eliminating redundant wiring and out-of- sequence trades, the system saves up to eight percent of initial building costs. By allowing the use of photovoltaic glazing, the 5:00 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks system maximizes natural day-lighting while converting the Ultraviolet spectrum to useable power. But the real innovation is in how Integrated Framing turns the building enclosure into a living 5:45 Close of Main Conference Day 3 6 1-800-882-8684 •
  7. 7. Registration Information Architects, Property Developers and Façade Consulting Firms Register by April 2, 2010 Register by April 30, 2010 Standard Price Main Conference Only $799 (Save $200) $899 (Save $100) $999 All Access $1,099 (Save $1,547) $1,199 (Save $1,447) $1,299 (Save $1,347) Workshops $549 each $549 each $549 each Material Suppliers, Technology Providers and All Other Consulting Firms Register by April 2, 2010 Register by April 30, 2010 Standard Price Main Conference Only $1,299 (Save $200) $1,399 (Save $100) $1,499 All Access $1,749 (Save $1,397) $1,849 (Save $1,297) $1,949 (Save $1,197) Workshops $549 each $549 each $549 each Please note multiple discounts cannot be combined. Details for making payment via EFT or wire transfer: A $99 processing charge will be assessed to all JPMorgan Chase - Penton Learning Systems LLC dba registrations not accompanied by credit card IQPC: 957-097239 payment at the time of registration. ABA/Routing #: 021000021 Reference: Please include the name of the attendee(s) and the event number: 18747.001 MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARS TO: IQPC Payment Policy: Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includes lunches and * CT residents or people employed in the state of refreshment. Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received and may be CT must add 6% sales tax. subject to cancellation. Team Discounts: For information on team discounts, For IQPC’s Cancellation, Postponement and Substitution Policy, please visit please contact IQPC Customer Service at 1-800- 882-8684. Only one discount may be applied per registrant. Special Dietary Needs: If you have a dietary restriction, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-882-8684 to discuss your specific needs. Special Discounts Available: A limited number of discounts are available for the non-profit sector, ©2010 IQPC. All Rights Reserved. The format, design, content and arrangement of this government organizations and academia. For more brochure constitute a trademark of IQPC. Unauthorized reproduction will be actionable information, please contact customer service at 1- under the Lanham Act and common law principles. 800-882-8684. About Our Media Partner GANA Website: The Glass Association of North America (GANA) is the leading association serving flat glass manufacturers, fabricators and glazing contractors. Our Mission is to: • Provide industry leadership and guidance, education and knowledge; • Promote the use of value-added glass and glazing products; • Provide a forum for exchanging information and ideas through its Divisions and membership; and • Provide a unified voice on matters affecting the glass and glazing industry. GANA believes in continuing to maintain a progressive, innovative Association in which professionalism, honesty, and integrity are encouraged and pride in what the Association does and how it does it is paramount. 1-800-882-8684 • 7
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