3rd Annual Toronto Green Building Festival on Oct 24 and 25

Oct 16th, 2007 4:33 PM

Media Advisory
Attention Homes/Construction/Energy Editors and Reporters

Building Performance, Building Value:  The real world impacts of building green

The Green Building Festival Conference: Oct. 24, 2007, 8 am to 5 pm & Oct. 24, 2007, 8 am to 12 pm, Atlantis Pavilions and Cinesphere, Ontario Place

The best of green building design and execution with a focus on proven performance and value. Presenters and delegates include leading innovators and producers; building professionals, real-estate owners, and policy makers who drive the market toward higher levels of environmental performance and value creation.  

Presenters include:

Peter Love, Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer

Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

Dr. Avi Friedman, McGill: Beyond 'House or Condo'

Steven Carpenter, Enermodal & Steven Pope, NRCan: Design vs. Delivery

Doug Webber, Halsall: the 2030 Challenge

Joe Lobko, DuToit: the Value of Heritage & Culture

Richard Williams, HOK: Greening the Workplace

David Sisam, Montgomery Sisam: Urban Form & Public Health

Barry Sampson, Baird Sampson Neuert: Thomas L. Wells P.S.

Full Conference Program: www.greenbuildingfest.com/program.asp


The Green Building Festival Trade Show:  Oct. 25, 10:30 am to 5:00 pm, Atlantis Pavilions, Ontario Place (Open to Public - Free Admission)

70 exhibitors representing the forefront of Canada's sustainable building industry, including the latest green building technologies, techniques, projects and programs.

Exhibitors list: www.greenbuildingfest.com/green-building-festival-exhibitor-list.asp


Awards Presentation:

The Lifetime Achievement Awards: Oct. 25, 4 pm


For more information and media accreditation, contact Jeff Ranson, Green Building Festival Program Manager, 416-364-0050 x 303, jranson@sbcanada.org.

Note to media - RSVP for media attendance preferred.


Delegate registration: www.greenbuildingfest.com/delegate-registration.asp


Festival presented by the Green Building Alliance - Sustainable Buildings Canada  [GBF Secretariat], Canada Green Building Council Toronto Chapter, Toronto & Region Conservation, Canadian Urban Institute


PLATINUM SPONSORS: St. Lawrence Cement | the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction

GOLD SPONSORS: Cement Association of Canada | IBI Group | Enbridge

SILVER SPONSORS: CMHC | Icynene

BRONZE SPONSORS: Demilec | Totten Sims Hubicki | Halsall | InterfaceFLOR | Tridel | Federation Of Canadian Municipalities | Jain Sustainability Consultants | Reliable Controls | Canadian Sheet Steel Building Institute

WITH SUPPORT FROM: Natural Resources Canada | Autodesk | TEDCO | Canadian Gas Association


www.greenbuildingfest.com