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2023 Decarbonization Conference for the Built Environment

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2023 Decarbonization Conference for the Built Environment

October 25-27, 2023
Renaissance Arlington Capital View
Washington, DC


The Decarbonization Conference for the Built Environment will be an information and idea exchange, between stakeholders in the built environment industry, concerning the timely and important topic of reducing carbon emissions from buildings.  The goal is to discuss the design, construction, ownership, and operation of facilities targeted for reduced or neutral impact on the environment with respect to carbon footprint.  A primary goal of the conference is to enhance the knowledge base in North America on decarbonization efforts.

 The conference is organized by ASHRAE in collaboration with AIA, IFMA, APPA and BOMA.

 The conference program will include presentations that address the following topics:

  • Decarbonization 101: Measures, Metrics and Terminology
  • Decarbonization Drivers: Guidelines, Standards and Regulations
  • What is your role in Decarbonization?
  • Strategies to Achieve Low Carbon Operations
  • Designing and Constructing Low Carbon Buildings
  • Retrofitting Your Way to Low Carbon Buildings
  • Lessons Learned: New Construction Case Studies
  • Successes and Failures: Existing Buildings Case Studies
  • How Do We Fund Low Carbon Buildings?

More information coming soon

  • Steering Committee

    Steering Committee:

    • Wade Conlan, ASHRAE (Chair)
    • Chris Gray, ASHRAE (Vice Chair)
    • Ginger Scoggins, ASHRAE President Elect
    • Darryl Boyce, ASHRAE
    • Craig Bradshaw, ASHRAE
    • Marianna Vallejo, ASHRAE
    • Kathleen Lane, AIA
    • Michele Mihelic, AIA
    • Don Davis, BOMA
    • Ken Rosenfeld, BOMA
    • Lander Medlin, APPA
    • Laurie Gilmer, IFMA
    • Don Gilpin, IFMA