U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Federal Energy Management Program
U.S. Green Building Council to Host International Green Building Conference
August 1, 2002
FEMP is pleased to be part of the First Annual International Green Building Conference and Expo, scheduled for November 13-15, 2002 in Austin, Texas. As a Conference Partner, FEMP will help to promote leading edge green technologies in the building industry. The conference is sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and is expected to gather 2,000 professionals from the energy and building industries.
The Expo will highlight environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient building technologies. More than 170 organizations have signed up to exhibit at the event. The conference also includes green building tours and workshops on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System (LEED). Beth Shearer, Director of FEMP, is scheduled to discuss energy efficiency in Federal buildings.
For complete conference information, please visit the USGBC web site.