Past Events

Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference

Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference

Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference

November 12-14, 2014

Indiana Convention Center

Indianapolis, IN

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Greenbuild

Greenbuild

Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Greenbuild
October 22-24, 2014
New Orleans, LA
 
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Dayton Green Expo 2014

Dayton Green Expo 2014

Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014

FINAL APPROVED DGE MASTHEAD

 

New Location:
University of Dayton River Campus
1700 South Patterson Blvd.
Dayton, OH
 
 
 

AGENDA

10:00 AM Expo and Networking
Noon Keynote Panel Presentation
2:00 PM Break Out Sessions
3:15 PM Break Out Sessions

Earn Up to 4.5 hours of GBCI CEs, AIA/HSW CEs, Engineering PDHs


12 Noon  •  Keynote Presentation

Climate Change (or Not?)—Focus on Resiliency
The English language is confusing enough without folks from all viewpoints in the sustainability spectrum tossing around words such as Climate Change, Global Warming, and Preparedness, to name a few.  How about getting past the clamor and looking into what those of us in the built environment should truly be focused on.  We have assembled a panel of industry leaders to bring our focus to Resiliency.

Resilience is a key tenet of the green building movement – how is the Design Community building Resilience into our buildings and infrastructure to survive natural disasters, whether they are from man-made or natural causes?  Building to anticipate threats, hazards and disasters helps foster stronger, safer communities that are better equipped to withstand both anticipated and unforeseen circumstances.

Panelists:  

Dr. Joseph Fiksel, Executive Director Center for Resilience, The Ohio State University
Joseph FikselDr. Joseph Fiksel is an internationally recognized authority on supply chain sustainability and resilience, with over 25 years of research and consulting experience for multi-national companies, government agencies and industry consortia such as the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Currently he is serving on a special appointment at the U.S. EPA, helping to incorporate sustainability and systems thinking into the agency’s research and development work.

A native of Montreal, Joseph began his career at DuPont of Canada, and later served as Director of Decision and Risk Management at Arthur D. Little, Inc. and Vice President for Life Cycle Management at Battelle. He has published over 80 refereed articles and five books, has testified in Congress, and is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences. Joseph holds a bachelor’s degree from M.I.T., a doctorate from Stanford University, and an advanced degree from La Sorbonne. His most recent book is Design for Environment: A Guide to Sustainable Product Development, published by McGraw-Hill in 2009.

Alex Wilson, Founder & Executive Director, BuildingGreen, Inc.
Alex WilsonAlex Wilson is president of the Resilient Design Institute, a nonprofit organization launched in 2012 to advance the inclusion of resilient design into buildings and communities. For many years he served as president of BuildingGreen, Inc., an information company he founded in 1985 that publishes the online resources Environmental Building News, GreenSpec, and LEEDuser. He is a widely published writer on green building, energy, and the environment, and he served on the national board of the U.S. Green Building Council from 2000 - 2005. In 2008 he received the USGBC Leadership Award for Education, and in 2010 he received the second annual Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainability.

Laura Lesniewski, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal, BNIM
Lesniewski sm head shotLaura is a principal at BNIM with 24 years of experience in architectural practice.  Laura led the design team efforts on the Omega Center for Sustainable Living and contributed to REGEN, a concept created with the USGBC on the next generation of sustainability. She has also been engaged with communities in Montreal and upstate New York focused on regenerative futures … and in recent years has worked with BNIM’s planning studio in local communities on disaster recovery.  Laura has spoken locally and nationally on explorations in regenerative design, building information modeling and lean thinking. She is a graduate of MIT and UCBerkeley, and co-authored "FLOW: In Pursuit of a Living Building" with Bob Berkebile and Steve McDowell.


2 PM  •  Break Out Sessions (Choose one)

Resiliency and Sustainability I

We live in a turbulent world, with a never-ending stream of crises that distract us from the idealistic goals of sustainability. Resilience—defined as the capacity to survive, adapt, and flourish in the face of turbulent change—has become a critical requirement for every community and business enterprise. When designing or upgrading buildings, factories, and infrastructure, we must consider not only their “green” features, but also their resilience to natural disasters, technological failures, and other threats. We must also consider the resilience of the natural resources that are essential for our supply of energy, water, and food. Resilience is actually the first step on the journey to sustainability.

Speaker:  Dr. Joseph Fiksel, Executive Director Center for Resilience, The Ohio State University


Creating a Culture of Sustainability; Translating Vision into Action

How to create a culture of sustainability in your organization that continually encourages improvement, changes organizational habits and behavior, as well as cuts costs! Numerous studies show that the best way to engage a workforce is to enable them to implement more sustainable practices as part of their job. Leading companies and organizations recognize that to leverage sustainability investments in the market, frontline employees - from sales to retail staff - need to be engaged. Learn how they are building sustainability training programs to deliver core competency. Learn how to engage and align employees around sustainability goals, while cutting costs and growing revenue.

Come join the discussion with three different leaders who are making waves and learn through their success stories as they demonstrate the business case for sustainability

Panelists:
Melissa Vernon, Director of Sustainable Strategy - Interface
John Seryak, CEO - Go Sustainable Energy
Paula Loomis, Deputy Engineer for the US Coast Guard, Former Sustainability Program Manager for USACE in DC

America Saves—Dayton, Ohio:  A National Energy Efficiency Pilot Project & Case Study

America Saves! to Help Energize Main Street Small Businesses: The Green Lab is helping cities and community development organizations restore their social fabric and neighborhoods and revitalize their economy and community well-being through the America Saves! initiative. The program is a national model for delivering energy efficiency to small businesses and buildings, driving cost savings and new investment in existing buildings and is supported by a $2 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Energy.

The Preservation Green Lab’s Neighborhood Performance Metrics project systematically assesses and compares the relative social, economic and cultural performance of neighborhoods comprised of a fine-grained mix of new and old buildings with those that are predominantly comprised of large, new buildings. Since the 1961 publication of Jane Jacobs’ seminal text, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, planners and preservationists have intuitively understood the important role that older buildings play in supporting community vitality and small business development; through our Metrics research, we are able to empirically show how right Jacobs was by using “Big Data,” maps, statistics, and in-depth neighborhood case studies.

Combining publicly available building data from Seattle, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. with performance data from a variety of sources, Neighborhood Performance Metrics identifies neighborhoods and streets where communities’ older built fabric is boosting the strength and vitality of the city as well as places where targeted investment and attention to the older fabric could spark revitalization.

Find out how we will plug this into Dayton, Ohio to create a more vibrant community.

Panelists:
Lindsey Wallace, Project Manager - America Saves at National Main Street Center
David Williams, LEED AP - CityWide Development Corporation
Jeana Wiser, Associate Project Manager - Preservation Green Lab - (NTHP)

3:15 PM  •  Break Out Sessions  (Choose one)

Resiliency and Sustainability II

From devastating tornadoes in the Midwest to tropical storms in the Gulf Coast and Atlantic Seaboard, drought and wildfires in the West, and earthquakes in California, the need to create more resilient buildings and communities has become ever-clearer over the past decade. Enhancing resilience also helps to improve the sustainability of projects. This break-out session will introduce a range of practical strategies for integrating resilient design into buildings and infrastructure.

Speaker:  Alex Wilson, Founder & Executive Director, BuildingGreen, Inc.


Managing Waste & Recycling Programs

Panelists will discuss how organizations can reconsider and further develop waste, recycling, and composting programs by incorporating and exploring innovative reduction and management solutions into their operational practices.  Learn of existing programs and funding opportunities to help you reduce your waste.

Panelists:
Barbara Asberry, Business Program Specialist - Montgomery County Solid Waste District
Pete Flood - Louisville Office of Sustainability
Heena Rathore, President - BioGreenChoice


Keeping PACE with Sustainable Opportunities & Case Study

Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing effectively allows property owners to borrow money to pay for energy improvements. The amount borrowed is typically repaid via a special assessment on the property over a period of years. Ohio has authorized certain local governments to establish such programs. (Not all local governments in Ohio offer PACE financing.)

This session will out PACE any session of the day with insight and opportunities associated with Dayton’s new PACE program.  We will get into the weeds and walk thru a case study on how the program works, how it can fund any energy efficient measure you might want to do with your commercial building or property.

Panelists:
David Williams, Director of Market Rate Housing - CityWide Development
Josiah Huber, Financial Analyst - Diperna Economic Development Advisors
Lucas Dixon, Project Manager - Plug Smart
Jerry Brunswick, President - Dayton Port Authority

 

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Health Care Innovation Workshop

Health Care Innovation Workshop

Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014

H logo 2014

Half-Day Workshop with Lunch
July 22, 2014 • Noon - 4 PM
Hosted at: Indiana Wesleyan University North
3777 Priority Way South Drive
Indianapolis, IN

Health Care Innovation 2014 is an afternoon workshop and
networking lunch focusing on amazing results achieved in both
improved patient health and lowered hospital costs through
simple, practical and sustainably based efforts. 

 

Noon Lunch & Networking
12:30 - 1:20 PM        Seminar I: Total Cost Modeling
1:20 - 2:10 PM Seminar II: Technology for a Modern Hospital
Break
2:20 - 3:10 PM Seminar III: Prefabrication: A Tale of Two Hospitals

To register for the Health Care Innovation Workshop, click here.

Seminar I: Total Cost Modeling

Hospital renovations and new builds involve many project types. These can range from educational, religious, food service and office spaces to parking garages and other public spaces; all in addition to the spaces supporting traditional health care services. Design professionals must be well versed to address the needs for these uniquely different spaces.

Health care clients rely on their designers to help them navigate through the design process and provide practical and appropriate solutions. However, regarding project costing, design professionals have mostly focused on only a narrow range of the costs associated with what it truly takes to construct, own, and operate a building.

After many years of side-by-side collaboration with health care clients, Rick has developed a unique understanding of the challenges presented by this market. This presentation will focus on the concept Rick has been developing for the last five years, called “Total Cost Modeling.”  

Presenter:
Richard FetzRick Fetz, Executive Architect, Major Hospital (Indianapolis)
As Executive Architect for Major Hospital, Rick is responsible for the planning, design and construction of the new replacement hospital for Major Hospital in Shelbyville Indiana. This replacement hospital project will be one of the nation’s first new hospitals after the Affordable Care Act was enacted. It will be an outpatient focused facility that will combine patient access, extraordinary patient flow, and state-of-the-art right sized facilities.

Prior to his current role at Major Hospital, Rick was a Principal at BSA LifeStructures. Rick has designed hundreds of healthcare facilities during his career—including the first "no waiting room" emergency department at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana, and the first free-standing Critical Access Hospital in the country at St. Vincent Randolph Hospital in Winchester, Indiana.




Seminar II: Technology for a Modern Hospital
Emerging Technologies including RFID/RTLS, Wireless Phones & On Demand Interactive Patient Technologies for the new $140 million Dayton Children’s Hospital Bed Tower Project (and the entire campus) will be presented during this informational seminar on Technologies for a Modern Hospital.

Presenters:
mattingly smallDavid Mattingly, Jr., MBA, Enterprise Architect/CTO, Dayton Children's Hospital
Dave has worked for Dayton Children’s for almost 13 years and has 25 years of Healthcare experience including 20 years in Information Systems (IS).  Dave has held a variety of positions within the IS field including customer support manager, network manager and Director of IS for Hospice of Dayton.  He also had a 5 year hiatus as Director of Risk Management for Miami Valley Hospital.  Dave earned a BS in Business from Urbana University and obtained an MBA, with a minor in MIS, from the University of Dayton.

 

Currently Dave is working to ensure that appropriate focus is placed on the most effective use of technology for both the campus renewal project and on into the future.  Dave is directing the relocation of the current data center to allow for space for the new patient tower while guiding technology strategy not only related to the new tower but as part of other hospital strategic 2020 initiatives.  At a broader level, he will work with clinical and business units to develop a vision of the enterprise technical architecture and guide its implementation.

 

 



Nick Larkins 1035Nick Larkins, RCDD, LEED AP BD+C, Technology Services Manager, Heapy Engineering
As Heapy Engineering’s Technology Services Manager, Nick focuses on managing and overseeing multi-discipline advanced technology solutions for projects while integrating audio-visual, security, networks, and medical technologies into educational and corporate environments. His experience integrating healthcare technology systems into the architectural process provides a unique insight into the design process and the integration of diverse systems.


Seminar III: Hospital Prefabrication Presentation
We will be presenting on the benefits and challenges of prefabrication by looking at 2 case studies, Mercy West Hospital and Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Bed Tower Addition. We will discuss cost, speed to market, safety, quality, AHJ involvement among other things from the design, construction and owner’s perspective.



Presenters: 
Chris Lagana pic smChris Lagana, MBA, PMP, Owner Representative/Planning Consultant, Mount Carmel Health System
After obtaining a Bachelor of Science from Ohio University and a MBA from the University of Dayton, Chris spent time in the Health Care Industry as a Project Manager for OhioHealth in Columbus, Ohio and now works for the Mount Carmel Health System as their Owners Representative for Planning, Design and Construction.   In the last 6 years he has overseen $650M in health care construction projects.

Daric Hess 307Daric Hess, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Principal, Health Care Sr. Project Manager, Heapy Engineering
Using his 16 years of health care design experience, Daric focuses on design strategies that contribute to positive patient-focused outcomes. He is responsible for the conceptual design and development of innovative engineering solutions for projects addressing the broad spectrum of facilities in the health care market.

 

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DesignColumbus 2014

DesignColumbus 2014

Date: Monday, April 28, 2014

DesignColumbus
9:30 - 10:20 AM
COSI, Columbus, OH
 
 
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Ryan Hoffman and David Deal will co-present "LEED EB O+M as a Tool for Continuous Improvement"
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USGBC Central Ohio Lunch & Leaders

USGBC Central Ohio Lunch & Leaders

Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014

Grange Audubon Center

Columbus, OH

Ryan Hoffman & David Deal will be presenting "From Campus-Wide Energy Master Planning to Building-Specific Energy Audits"

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SSHC-14 (Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care 2014)

SSHC-14 (Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care 2014)

Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014

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Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care 2014 (SSHC-14)
March 25, 2014
Sharonville Convention Center
10 AM - 5:15 PM

10:00 AM - 5:15 PM     Networking/Trade Expo
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM     Keynote Luncheon
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM       Networking/Trade Expo
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM       Panel Discussion – Clinical Operations Sustainability
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM       Panel Discussion – Infrastructure Sustainability
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM       Closing Plenary

To register for the Symposium, click here.

For more details on exhibiting, please click here.

Keynote Speaker

Jeff Thompson, MD, CEO and Chairman of the Boards of Gundersen Health System, and a practicing pediatric intensivist and neonatologist.

Thompson JeffWe are excited Jeff is able to join us as Gundersen will be the first health system to become net zero energy. Jeff’s keynote talk will center on their efforts to become a leader in the delivery of sustainably-based health care.

Jeff has led the culture behind the mass-scale energy shift at the health system. He says the long-term financial, clinical and environmental benefits of an energy independent health system outweigh any of the short-term costs. "As healthcare organizations, our goal is to improve the health of the communities we serve," Dr. Thompson says. "We believe we need to 'look in the mirror' when it comes to environmental factors that affect human disease. We cannot improve the health of the communities we serve without looking at our organization's environmental impact and how that contributes to disease. In addition, rising energy costs directly affect our ability to invest in and deliver patient care, and they contribute to the rising cost of healthcare."

Panel Discussion - Clinical Operations Sustainability 

Stephen Ashkin, President, The Ashkin Group LLC

Stephen Ashkin 4Steve has worked in the professional cleaning industry since 1981 and on the issue of Green Cleaning since 1990. Today he is considered the "Father of Green Cleaning" and the leader of the Green Cleaning Movement.

Ashkin’s expertise is highly sought after based on his knowledge of the issues, fairness in working with competing and conflicting groups, commitment to the cause, and ability to execute and get things done. His work spans the marketplace in an effort to drive tangible benefits measured in terms of increased profitability, while at the same time improving health and reducing environmental impacts.

Ashkin consults for public and private building owners where he is closely engaged with the owners themselves along with organizations such as the US Green Building Council, Building Owners & Managers Association, International Facility Management Association, Practice Greenhealth and US federal, state and local institutions.

Joan Plisko, Technical Director at Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment

Joan PliskoAs the Technical Director, Joan provides environmental sustainability education, technical assistance and networking opportunitites to over 75 Maryland hospitals and health care facilities. She also writes and disseminates case studies on hospital environmental performance and improvement.

Joan organized the Environmental Excellence in Health Conference in Maryland and she publishes a monthly newsletter.

John D. Turenne, President and Founder, Sustainable Food Systems

John TurenneAs a nationally recognized leader and innovator in sustainable food practices. In his role as Executive Chef at Yale University and in the creation of the Yale Sustainable Food Project, John recognized the impact of food service decision-making on the world around us. His consulting company is on the cutting edge in developing best-practices tailored to benefit both the planet and the bottom line for clients.

John and his team at Sustainable Food Systems have worked with visionaries across the country who have had the desire to make positive changes to the way they do business. Sustainable Food Systems brings those ideas and desires to reality through careful assessment, planning, teaching and development.

 

Panel Discussion - Infrastructure Sustainability

Larry Bagby, Director of Facility and Construction Planning Mercy Health

Bagby Larry photo smallLarry serves as a health care executive with extensive experience in complex organizations: program planning and start-up operations, in-patient services and ambulatory care, research and medical education administration and physician practice management who communicates business issues effectively with clinicians and scientists. Mercy Health partners new West Side Hospital is a 635,000 SF, 250 bed facility on a 60 acre campus.  Hospital services include: medical care, heart care with open heart surgery, cancer center, orthopedics center. women's health center, neurology services and obstetrics / maternity care. The facility's amenities incorporate private patient rooms with unobstructed views to the outdoors, family-centered care rooms, an environmentally friendly design, community center, education center and a campus that includes green space, a water garden and a walking/biking trail. The $200 million hospital opened in late 2013.

Todd Freed, CHC, LEED AP BD+C , Vice President, Hunt Construction

Freed ToddTodd is a Senior Construction Executive with 20 years of experience in managing and helping clients through healthcare construction projects He is responsible for overall strategy development including relationship management, preconstruction, construction, and business development activities.He specializes in Complex Healthcare construction projects with infection control, communication of change, and patient safety.

Karyn Gayle, Vice President – Healthcare, Acuity Brands

Gayle KarynWith more than 14 years of experience in the lighting industry, Karyn is keenly focused on understanding and improving the visual experience of those in the healthcare industry in a sustainable, energy-efficient manner. 

A strong advocate for the role that advanced lighting systems play in enabling optimized environments for patients, caregivers, staff, and families in healthcare facilities, she works closely with Acuity Brands R&D and product design teams to ensure the company is leading the healthcare industry through technological advancements, evidence-based design principles, and the voice of customer insights.

 

Closing Plenary (Presented by Shaw Contract Group)

Michael Murphy, Co-Founder and Executive Director - MASS Design Group

Michael Murphy PhotoMichael Murphy is the executive director of MASS Design Group.  Since leading the design and construction of the Butaro Hospital in Rwanda, Michael has become a thought leader in architecture and healthcare design. Michael regularly speaks to a variety of audiences on how architecture can improve people’s lives, and sits on the boards of the Clinton Global Initiative Advisory Committee and the Center for Healthcare Design, among others.

An architect by training, Michael was recently listed in the Atlantic Monthly as one of the “Greatest Innovators of Today.” Under his and Alan’s leadership, MASS has been named finalists for the TED Prize, The Aga Khan Award for Architecture, and Buckminster Fuller Challenge, and received the World Architecture News Burro Happold Award, The Architectural League of New York: Emerging Voices Award, Healthcare Design Changemaker Award, the Curry Stone Design Prize, and Contract Magazine ‘Designer of the Year’, among others.

Michael also works to spread MASS’s design philosophy through a variety of mediums. Michael is a Rainer Arnhold Fellow with the Mulago Foundation, a member of the Social Venture Network, and along with Alan is published in the Huffington Post, Journal of Architecture, and the Stanford Social Innovation Review.  MASS’s first book, Empowering Architecture, was published in 2012 as a reflection on the Butaro Hospital design process.  MASS has been featured in Wired Magazine, the New York Times, Fast Company, and the Boston Globe, and in architecture publications including Mark, Architectural Record, Detail, Domus, and Lotus, among others.

Michael is a graduate of the University of Chicago and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.

 

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WCOAEE Spring Energy Expo

WCOAEE Spring Energy Expo

Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Entrepreneur's Center

Dayton, OH

Ryan Hoffman will be presenting "Best Practices To Manage and Reduce Energy Costs"

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Dayton Chapter Mini-ASHRAE Product Show

Dayton Chapter Mini-ASHRAE Product Show

Date: Monday, March 10, 2014

Visit Heapy Engineering's booth at the Mini-ASHRAE Product Show!

March 10, 2014

Sinclair Community College
Ponitz Center (Building 12)

SCHEDULE
4:30 – 5:00 – Product Show
5:00 – 6:30 – Presentation Part 1
6:30 – 7:00 – Product Show and Hors d’oeuvres
7:00 – 8:30 – Presentation Part 2

 

ASHRAE Distinguised Lecturer
Lew Harriman, FASHRAE
Director of Research at Mason Grant Consulting

Presentation Part 1 - 5:00 – 6:15
Diagnosing & Fixing Humidity Control Porblem in Real World Buildings – Tools, Techniques, Case Histories and Practical Suggestions

Presentation Part 2 - 7:00-8:15
Real-World Integrated Design – Case Histories of both Productive and Problematic Interactions between Architectural Designs and HVAC Systems

Lew Harriman is Director of Research at Mason-Grant Consulting in Portsmouth, NH. He has spent 38 years researching and solving problems related to humidity and moisture in buildings and industrial processes. He is an ASHRAE Fellow and Distinguished Lecturer. Lew was the lead author and project manager for the ASHRAE Humidity Control Design Guide, and also for the ASHRAE Guide for Buildings in Hot & Humid Climates. He currently serves as Vice Chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee 1.12 (Moisture Management in Buildings), and also as Chair of the Document Revision Committee for the 2013 ASHRAE Position Document titled: Limiting Indoor Mold and Dampness in Buildings.

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Sustainability Luncheon - DRG3 Sustainability Luncheon

Sustainability Luncheon - DRG3 Sustainability Luncheon

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

February 26– 11:30 to 1:00
Urban (Downtown) Housing – Exciting AND Sustainable
Perspectives from Columbus, Cincinnati and Dayton

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Greenbuild 2013 Philadelphia

Greenbuild 2013 Philadelphia

Date: Monday, November 18, 2013

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
November 18-22, 2013
Philadelphia, PA

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 20

TITLE:  Experiential Learning Lab: LEED-EB: O+M

SPEAKERS:
John O'Brien, Heapy Engineering
Michael Gulich, Purdue University

ABSTRACT: LEED-EB:O+M is an ideal tool for experiential learning on a college campus - allowing students to gain real world experience in full-spectrum sustainability. The Office of University Sustainability (OUS) at Purdue University initiated a LEED-EB:O+M pilot project on campus with graduate students who self-organized and self-managed the documentation process with only strategic input from'professionals'.

OUS partnered with the Krannert School of Management and the Experiential Learning Initiative (ELI) which provides an opportunity for teams of graduate students to undertake consulting projects for corporate clients. The interdisciplinary nature of the project appealed to ELI and brought together engineering, science, and technology students.

OUS ultimately did hire a consultant to act as adviser, reference,'gatekeeper' for documentation, and as a'safety net'. OUS leveraged LEED-EB:O+M as an umbrella for several initiatives on campus including: retro commissioning, implementation of energy efficiency measures, development of sustainability plans and policies, and engagement of students, faculty and building staff around sustainability.

Student team deliverables included all documentation for LEED-EB:O+M certification, a white paper on "The Business Case for LEED-EB:O+M at Purdue University", and guidance for future students on how to replicate this project. Purdue is already planning future student-led LEED-EBO+M projects on campus.

 

WHEN: Thursday, November 21

TITLE: The Water - Energy Nexus: Dual Benefit Sustainability

SPEAKERS:
Michael Berning, Heapy Engineering
Neil Myers, Williams Creek Consulting, Inc.
John Hazlett, Williams Creek Consulting
Daniel Hellmuth, Hellmuth + Bicknese Architects, LLC

ABSTRACT: In a rapid fire presentation format, the presenters of this seminar will use examples such as the Tyson Living Learning Center at Washington University, to examine how water and energy reduction strategies can be combined to achieve net zero water and net zero energy objectives. The Tyson Center is one of the first buildings to achieve the Living Building Challenge Certification. Water Footprinting, the process for developing a baseline water assessment, truly informs sustainably-based organizational reform. Focusing on water through on-site restoration of the natural water cycle enhances the overall effort of moving toward net-zero impact on local resources. The need for predictive and performance energy modeling during design and occupation as it relates to realistically achieving net zero energy, as well as how the Ongoing Commissioning process preserves the high performance operation designed into a building's energy and water using systems will also be presented.

 
 
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Greening The Heartland 2013

Greening The Heartland 2013

Date: Monday, September 09, 2013

Venue: Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL

TITLE: Dual Benefit Sustainability Strategy: The Water - Energy Nexus

Monday, September 9, 2013
Session Time:   4:15 PM - 5:45 PM

PRESENTERS:

Michael Berning, Heapy Engineering
John Hazlett, Williams Creek Consulting
Daniel Hellmuth, Hellmuth + Bicknese Architects
Richard J. Michal, Butler University
Neil Myers, Williams Creek Consulting

Michael J. Berning, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C - Director of Sustainable Design
Michael Berning is responsible for Heapy Engineering’s strategic integration of Sustainability principles. Previously, he led a Design Team for Health Care and University projects. He also writes a regular column for EDC Magazine on Sustainability.

John Hazlett, Manager-Water Footprinting Services, Williams Creek Consulting
Mr. John Hazlett is a Program Manager with 10 years of experience working in energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling and stormwater management. Prior to joining Williams Creek, Mr. Hazlett was the Director of the Office of Sustainability for the City of Indianapolis, where he led the implementation of the Mayor’s SustainIndy initiative and secured over $18 million in federal grant funds for various sustainability projects. Mr. Hazlett developed and managed the City’s Sustainable Facilities Initiative, an energy and water conservation retrofit of 61 City facilities highlighted by a deep energy retrofit of the 50 year old City County Building that earned the EPA ENERGY STAR label and was featured as a case study on the Rocky Mountain Institute's RetroFit Depot website. In 2011, Mr. Hazlett received the Mayor's Performance Award for his leadership on the project, which earned the City an honorable mention at the 2012 Mayor's Climate Protection Awards sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Mr. Hazlett’s extensive experience includes working for municipal and county government in Portland, Oregon in stormwater management and helping industrial and commercial customers meet their internal sustainability goals through facility audits. While working for the City of Portland's Bureau of Environmental Services, Mr. Hazlett evaluated historical and current information sources related to wastewater and stormwater discharges to the Portland Harbor Superfund Site. Mr. Hazlett holds a Masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Portland State University with a specialization in Environmental Planning.
 
Daniel F. Hellmuth, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB Principal  Hellmuth + Bicknese Architects, LLC
Daniel Hellmuth, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, is a principal and co-founder of Hellmuth + Bicknese Architects, L.L.C. and has extensive experience in Sustainable Design in addition to over twenty-seven years experience in municipal, housing, education, historic preservation, and transit and transportation projects. Dan was part of the original steering committee that established the U.S. Green Building Council-Missouri Gateway Chapter and served as the first chairman and recently served as Chair on the Higher Education Advocacy Committee. Currently he heads up the Development Committee of the Park Central Development Corporation where he is working on a Sustainable Form-Based Code for the Central West End as well as a Green Streets project for Euclid Avenue. Dan served as project architect on one of the world's first Living Building Challenge certified projects, awarded by the International Living Future Institute. He speaks regularly across the country on various sustainable design and planning themes. He was appointed as an AASHE STARS Technical Adviser. Dan has taught as an adjunct professor at the Architecture School at Washington University in St. Louis where he lectured on Climate and Light and at the Civil Engineering School at St. Louis University where he lectured on Sustainable Community Redevelopment, Case Study - Forest Park Southeast.

Rich J. Michal, Butler University
Rich joined Butler in February of 2011 and currently serves as the University’s Executive Director of University Operations.  He oversees a staff of approximately 107 employees in four departments including maintenance services, building services, planning design and construction and environmental programs and safety.  Rich has an undergraduate degree from Purdue University’s School of Engineering in construction management, a master’s in business administration in finance from Indiana University, and a bachelor’s and master’s in architecture from the University of Arizona College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.  Rich is a licensed professional engineer in Indiana and Arizona and a LEED Accredited Professional.  He has over 20 years of professional experience in construction management, utility regulation, consulting, and teaching.  Rich served as the Vice Chair and Chair of the Arizona Chapter of the USGBC, a steering committee member and founding Chair of the Southern Arizona Branch, a representative to the West Region Council, and a Member of the 2009 Phoenix Greenbuild Host Committee.  Rich currently serves on the Board of the Indiana Chapter of the USGBC.

Neil Myers  Principal  Williams Creek Consulting, Inc.
Mr. Neil Myers is a Founding Principal of Williams Creek Consulting and has over 13 years experience in ecological and environmental consulting. His knowledge of economic and project development has helped to generate opportunities for truly sustainable, financially responsible solutions to such complex issues as watershed management, industry and development regulations, green infrastructure, site development, urban revitalization, and community master planning. He has been integral in identifying pioneering-type projects, while developing a talented team of multi-disciplinary professionals to provide cost effective solutions to satisfy all project stakeholders. Mr. Myers earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Butler University and is a regular speaker to diverse groups at sustainable initiative focused conferences and seminars around the country.

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TSHE Legionella Update Session

TSHE Legionella Update Session

Date: Friday, September 06, 2013

TSHE Legionella Update Session
September 6, 2013
Venue: 2100 Sherman Ave
Cincinnati Ohio 45212


12:00-12:10 Overview of Legionella, Legionnaire’s Disease
Presented by Jessica Fahncke, Solid Blend Technologies

12:10-12:30 ASHRAE Standard 188P Affect on Healthcare Facilities
Presented by Tom Mastbaum, Solid Blend Technologies

12:30-12:50 HACCP Reporting
Presented by Matt Sciarretti, Heapy Engineering

12:50-1:00 Panel Discussion addressing questions from the audience
Participants:
Jessica Fahncke, Solid Blend Technologies
Tom Mastbaum, Solid Blend Technologies
Matt Sciarretti, Heapy Engineering

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Dayton Green Expo 2013

Dayton Green Expo 2013

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013

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Dayton Green Expo 2013 (8th Annual)
August 15, 2013
Heapy Engineering Headquarters
Dayton, OH

Up to 3.0 hours of GBCI CEUs, AIA/HSW CEs and PDH credits will be available for attendees.

The event is free but you must register to attend. Click here to register

11:00 AM         Expo Opens
Noon               Seminar
2:00 PM           Panel Discussion
4:00 PM           Seminar
5:00 PM           Expo Closes

12:00 PM     Seminar:  Purdue University LEED EBOM Case Study

Purdue University initiated a LEED-EBOM pilot project with graduate students who self-organized and self-managed the documentation process with strategic guidance provided by Heapy Engineering. This seminar willprovide an insde look at this integrated approach to the EBOM process.

 

Michael J. Gulich
Michael Gulich, AIA, LEED AP, Director of University Sustainability, Purdue University
He is responsible for providing the vision, organizational strategy, and focus for advancing sustainability efforts campus-wide. Collaborating with students, faculty and staff, he also provides leadership in assisting the University with the continued enhancement of its efforts and reputation with regard to sustainability programs.

  

John OBrien 2010 recolored smallJohn P. O’Brien, PE, LEED AP BD+C- Senior Principal, Heapy Engineering
John O’Brien joined Heapy Engineering in 1994 while attending The Ohio State University.  John became full-time upon his graduation from The Ohio State University in Mechanical Engineering and is now a Senior Principal and Heapy Engineering’s Indiana Operations Manager.  His extensive and diverse design experience includes systems for various types of buildings including telecommunications facilities, educational facilities, churches, office buildings, health care facilities, laboratories, aircraft hangars, detention facilities, etc.  John’s experience in the Sustainable Design/LEED market includes his involvement on multiple LEED projects, attendance at in-house Sustainable Design Committee meetings and his active participation as a board member of the Indiana Chapter of the US Green Building Council.  John currently serves as the Indiana Chapter’s Past Chairman.

2:00 PM       Panel:  Insight on Sustainability Integration: Public and Private Perspectives

Panelists will provide their perspectives on what is happening regarding sustainability at their respective organizations. This valuable panel discussion will include insight on “green” initiatives, challenges, future projects—and most importantly—“lessons learned”. 

Panelists:

Ron Headshot smRonald P. Heile, PE, University Engineer, University of Cincinnati
He is responsible for the Energy Master Plan and for the implementation of all energy savings projects. Also, he is a member of the University’s Sustainability Committee. In addition, Ron was a team member in the preparation of the University of Cincinnati's Climate Action Plan that was submitted after signing the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment. (ACUPCC)

 
 
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Tom manages maintenance and security for The Cincinnati Insurance Companies’ headquarters campus in Fairfield, Ohio, as well as inspection services provided by the company for its insurance policyholders. Under his leadership, the company’s sustainability efforts have heightened resulting in a reduction of energy consumption in each of the past three years and Energy Star Certification for the company’s headquarters for the past two years. In his more than 35 years with the company, Tom has also overseen the addition of a $100 million office building and parking garage, and a $7 million reconstruction project of a business continuity center resulting in LEED NC-Gold Certification.
 

Photo Jeff smJeffrey P. Westhoven, Chief of Facility and Program Services, Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC)
Jeff recently joined OFCC in March 2013 as its Chief of Facility and Program Services. His current areas of responsibility include energy services, sustainability, communications, legislative affairs, and grant programs. Previously, Jeff served as deputy director of the General Services Division of the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, which is often referred to as central business arm of state government. The General Services Division included the operations of the State Architect’s Office, prior to its merger into OFCC last year. General Services also included state procurement, facilities, fleet, real estate, printing, and state and federal surplus.

 

4:00 PM       Seminar:  The Business Case for LEED v4 Why Change Was Necessary

The USGBC’s LEED green building rating system has been a significant driver for market transformation since its debut in 2000.  Even with much accomplished, the urgency still exists to improve our built environment.  The next LEED update (v4) is about to be released.  This seminar will describe the reasoning behind the major changes of LEED v4 and articulate the goals and expected benefits of the new rating system.  This seminar is for everyone involved in the A/E/C industry, it will provide insight into the philosophy behind the changes yet will not be a discussion of specific LEED Credits.

Presenter:
Corey Enck smallCorey Enck, LEED AP, Director LEED Technical Development, U.S.G.B.C.           Corey is USGBC’s Director of LEED Technical Development.  In this role, he collaborates with volunteer technical committees and industry stakeholders to evolve and refine USGBC’s LEED green building rating system.  He’s currently focused on the development of LEED v4.  Previous to his technical development work, Corey managed USGBC’s certification team, where he was responsible for working with project teams and reviewers to assure successful LEED reviews. Prior to joining USGBC, Corey worked at a consulting firm providing services in building system design and energy management.  He holds a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Pennsylvania and is a LEED Accredited Professional 

 
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Health Care Innovation 2013

Health Care Innovation 2013

Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Health Care Innovation 2013
July 17, 2013
Noon - 3:30 PM
 
Half-Day Workshop with Lunch
 
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Health Care Innovation 2013 is an afternoon workshop and networking lunch focusing on amazing results that have been achieved both in improved patient health and lowering hospital costs through simple, practical and sustainability based efforts. 
 
 
 
 
Agenda:
Noon                        Lunch & Networking 

12:30 – 1:45 PM      Seminar I: Health Hospitals Initiative (HHI)

2:00 – 3:15 PM        Seminar II: How Non-Design Health Professionals Should Influence Building/Renovation Sustainability 

To view the PowerPoint presentations, select the presentation(s) below:

Seminar I PowerPoint: Health Hospitals Initiative (HHI)

Seminar II Powerpoint: How Non-Design Health Professionals Influence Building/Renovation Sustainability 


Seminar I Presenters: Health Hospitals Initiative (HHI)  
Green-AAnn M. Green, BSHA- is the Staff Development Coordinator for Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, Indiana.  Ann has worked at Schneck Medical Center since 2002. For the last eight years, Ann has worked in Staff Development and Training. Ann is a Green Team Charter Member, a committee working together since the committee was established in 2011. Schneck Medical Center has signed onto HHI’s Less Waste, Safer Chemical, Smarter Purchasing and Leaner Energy Challenges. Schneck Medical Center has been awarded the Partner Recognition and Partner for Change Environmental Excellence Awards from Practice Greenhealth.

 

lauren-kleinman1Lauren Kleinman is an Outreach Specialist for the Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI), a free, three year initiative designed to accelerate the widespread use of proven sustainability practices throughout the health care sector for improved health of patients, staff, and the community. Previously, Lauren worked for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and simultaneously completed her dual Masters degrees in Environment and Natural Resources/Public Policy.

 
 

Seminar II Presenters: How Non-Design Health Professionals Influence Building/Renovation Sustainability 

MJB Headshot 10-9-12Michael Berning, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C,  is responsible for Heapy Engineering’s strategic integration of Sustainability principles. Previously, he led a Design Teamfor Health Care and University projects. He also writes a regular column for EDC Magazine on Sustainability

 

 

Joe Ferdelman 2010 smallJoe Ferdelman, PE, HFDP, LEED AP BD+C, As Health Care Market Leader, Joe provides strategic direction regarding integration of new strategies for lean and efficient facilitydesign. With over 20 years of design experience, his insight is a decidedly valuable asset for project teams.

 

 

Daric Hess 2010 smallDaric Hess, PE, LEED AP BD+C, is responsible for the conceptual design and the development of innovative engineering solutions for design projects across the health care market’s broad spectrum of facilities.  With over 15 years of health care design experience.  collaborates closely with health care project teams to develop readily practical design strategies that contribute to positive patient-focused outcomes.

 

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DesignColumbus 2013

DesignColumbus 2013

Date: Monday, April 15, 2013

DesignColumbus 2013
April 15, 2013 8:00-5:00 PM
Location:  COSI, 333 W Broad St, Columbus OH 43215

Session 3A 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Ongoing Commissioning: Protecting Your Investment
Heapy Engineering's Michael Berning (Director of Sustainable Design) and Donn Young (Commissioning Services Manager) are presenting "Ongoing Commissioning: Protecting Your Investment."  This seminar explains the difference between Ongoing, Retro and Basic/Fundamental Commissioning.  Several case studies will be used to illustrate the value of implementing an Ongoing Commissioning Program (and compliant with LEED EBOM).  This seminar will also outline how Ongoing Commissioning is a process that goes beyond basic Preventative Maintenance to preserve the high performance and energy efficiency levels of a building's energy using systems.

Session 4B 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
A Bold Vision: The Columbus Museum of Art Expansion
Heapy Engineering's Mike Malesko (Project Manager) will be a part of the panel discussing the design innovations employed on the Columbus Museum of Art Expansion.  This project consists of the renovation of the approximately 38,000 SF 1974 Wing, a major addition of approximately 49,000 SF, and associated site work related to a new main entrance, sculpture garden, and related outdoor spaces that connect to the larger neighborhood framework. CMA is at the forefront of explorations of the new role the art museum plays in contemporary society.  The leadership of CMA had a strong vision for how their facilities needed to be improved to better serve their evolving mission. Major priorities identified for the project were a new clarified entry experience, expanded special event space, special exhibition space for large traveling exhibits, new gallery space for contemporary art, and a new and expanded sculpture garden. A rigorous simplicity of form, the novel use of traditional materials, the poetic use of lighting, and elegant sensitivities to the historic museum building are cornerstones to the design innovations. This project is seeking LEED Silver Certification.

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Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care (SSHC-13)

Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care (SSHC-13)

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013

 

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On March 26, 2013, Heapy Engineering and Wright State University will co-host the Third Annual Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care (SSHC-13), an education and networking event for the Health Care and related industries


  3.0 AIA/HSW LUs, 3.0 GBCI CEUs, 3.0 PDH's, 3.0 CME's* 

Agenda:

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM     Networking/Trade Expo
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM     Keynote Luncheon             
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM       Networking/Trade Expo
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM       Panel Discussion – Clinical Operations Sustainability
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM       Panel Discussion – Infrastructure Sustainability
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM       Sponsors Reception/Trade Expo             
 

Keynote Speaker PowerPoint

     If interested in receiving a copy of the presentation, please click here to notify Lori Dahm.

Panel 1 Clinical Operations Sustainability

Panel 2 Infrastructure Sustainability

 

 

Keynote Speaker

Timothy P. Jones, President and CEO, Northern Berkshire Healthcare

Tim Jones color croppedPrior to joining Northern Berkshire Healthcare, Tim Jones was the chief operating officer and administrator at Metrowest Medical Center - Leonard Morse Hospital, (which won the top environmental award from Practice Greenhealth, the Environmental Leadership Award).  This is the premier Award recognizing health care facilities that exemplify environmental excellence and are setting the highest standards for environmental practices and sustainability in health care.

Tim earned his Master's degree in business education from the California State University and he has worked in various health care positions including the administrative director of St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston. He is also on the Board of Trustees for the Massachusetts Bay Community College Foundation and MetroWest Accountable Health Organization.

He has a clinical background, expertise in hospital operations, and a strong experience in collaborative relations with medical staff, management, and union employees. He is very experienced in quality improvement programs and the cultural changes necessary to maintain those improvements. Tim has spent most of his career focused on safety and creating teams that understand how to improve and create exceptional outcomes for patients.

  

PANEL I:  CLINICAL OPERATIONS SUSTAINABILITY

Judith Focareta RN, MEd, LCCE, Coordinator, Environmental Health Initiatives, Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Judith CroppedJudy Focareta is a maternal-child nurse. She holds a master’s degree in health education with a specialty in environmental health.  She has been active in both local and national environmental groups including being a Charter Member of the Jacques Cousteau Society and having owned and operated a “Green” Bed and Breakfast.  Judy coordinates the sustainability and environmental health education initiatives at Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.  In this role she oversees the creation of educational materials and classes on environmental health for staff and consumers.  She also teaches a comprehensive class on environmental health for childbearing families. Magee has been awarded the highest environmental achievement award presented by Practice Greenhealth, recognizing the Magee staff for its leadership in the application of environmental health education and clinical practice as well as waste reduction efforts, a commitment to healthy foods in health care as evidenced by organic vegetable gardens, and greening of the OR.  Judy has been a presenter at national conferences on topics related to environmental health and published articles in the Journal of Childbirth Education and The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Major David Zajac, Chief of Logistics and the Chair of the Sustainability Committee, Evans Army Community Hospital.

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His passion is leading sustainable change and balancing the social, economic and environmental impacts within healthcare organizations.  He has already led his team toward an annualized savings greater than $500,000 directly related to sustainable efforts with a goal of greater than $1 million annually.  He was previously an Army Health Facility Planning Agency Program Manager and has successfully managed a diverse capital investment portfolio of health care projects totaling greater than $2 billion through his Army career.  He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology (Environmental) from Norwich University, and a Master of Science degree in Design and Environmental Analysis from Cornell University. 

 John D. Turenne, President and Founder, Sustainable Food Systems

PhotoAs a nationally recognized leader and innovator in sustainable food practices. In his role as Executive Chef at Yale University and in the creation of the Yale Sustainable Food Project, John recognized the impact of food service decision-making on the world around us. His consulting company is on the cutting edge in developing best-practices tailored to benefit both the planet and the bottom line for clients.

John and his team at Sustainable Food Systems have worked with visionaries across the country who have had the desire to make positive changes to the way they do business. Sustainable Food Systems brings those ideas and desires to reality through careful assessment, planning, teaching and development.

 

PANEL II:  INFRASTRUCTURE SUSTAINABILITY

Kenneth Knight, Director of Facilities Services, TriHealth Cincinnati

Ken croppedAs the Corporate Director of Facilities, he is responsible for planning, design, construction and maintenance for two hospitals (Bethesda Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital), two nursing homes, ten outpatient facilities and 16 doctors’ office buildings. He has served on the board of directors for ASHE, past president (and one of the founders) of Ohio Society for Hospital Engineering and past chairman Ohio Hospital Association Energy Conservation Committee. TriHealth was awarded the 2011 Green Business award for Policy/Nonprofit Organizations. This is an annual award presented by The Business Courier and U.S. Green Building Council Cincinnati Regional Chapter.

Brian Garbecki, PE, LEED AP, Healthcare COE Leader, Vice President, Gilbane Building Company

photoAs a vice president with Gilbane Building Company and the firm’s healthcare center of excellence leader, Brian Garbecki partners with healthcare clients and project teams to develop and implement high-level strategic facility plans. A national leader in healthcare construction and currently ranked the #2 Green Contractor by Engineering News-Record, Gilbane has built more than 25 healthcare buildings that are LEED certified or seeking LEED certification. Brian will discuss lessons learned from past sustainability successes in healthcare infrastructure as well as best practices for considering sustainability goals related to master facility planning and other long term capital plans.

Roy Gunsolus, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP BD+C , Principal & Director of Sustainable Healthcare, HKS Architects

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Roy has managed the design of over 5 million SF of health care projects, including the SMDC Duluth Clinic First Street Building in Duluth, MN, the largest US health care project to receive LEED Gold. He is responsible for educating the firm’s healthcare staff and directing their imple­mentation of sustainable initiatives. HKS has 347 LEED AP’s and is involved with over 125 LEED projects, of which 59 (12 Health Care) have achieved certification (over half receiving LEED GOLD).

S pecializing in healthcare facilities, his projects include six green field hospitals, a multitude of additions and renovations, outpatient facilities, cancer centers, and associated medical projects. His most recent projects include Presbyterian Hospital of Flower Mound, Texas, a 180,000 SF satellite hospital that recently earned LEED Silver certification, and Tradition Medical Center in Port St. Lucie, FL, a 200,000 SF satellite hospital currently striving for LEED Gold certification.

A graduate of The Ohio State University, (BS and Masters in Architecture), Roy has delivered speeches on sustainability at several conferences and has served as a guest lecturer on sustainability at Texas Tech University and the University of Texas at ArlingtonRoy has also written several articles for professional journals including Health Facilities Management and Medical Construction and Design magazine.

*Wright State University (WSU) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. WSU designated this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Sustainability and Environmental, Health & Safety Symposium

Sustainability and Environmental, Health & Safety Symposium

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Sustainability and Environmental, Health & Safety Symposium
Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati, OH

Heapy Engineering's Will Roess (Planning Services Leader) and Donn Young (Commissioning Services Manager) are presenting the seminar:  "Sustainability & Green: Implementing Sustainability & Continual Improvement for Success in Energy & Resource Reductions" This seminar addresses drivers for continual improvement: management systems, reducing costs, compliance issues and manufacturing case study. Identifying cost reduction opportunities: audits (ASHRAE I, II, III); Retro-and Ongoing Commissioning, Selection of equipment. How to obtain buy-in to & from corporate leadership.  Heapy Engineering is also exhibiting at the Energy Expo.

 

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APPA Facilities Drive-In Workshop

APPA Facilities Drive-In Workshop

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012

December 13, 2012
10 AM - 2 PM
Capital University
Ruff Learning Center, Room 260
1 College and Main
Columbus, OH

Register Online: http//www.appa.org/capital_ca

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2012 CDA16 Banquet

2012 CDA16 Banquet

Date: Friday, November 09, 2012

Plans are in the works for the 2012 CDA16 Banquet

AIA Cincinnati's Committee on the Environment (COTE) in conjunction with the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Cincinnati/Dayton City Center, the American Society of Interior Designer (ASID) Cincinnati/Dayton, and the Miami Section of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) coordinates the Cincinnati Sustainability Awards (CSA).

The program celebrates architecture, interiors and landscape architecture that not only exhibit design excellence, but also exemplify cooperation with our environment and stewardship of the resources it provides.

Projects are judged on several criteria ranging from sustainable intent and innovation to responsiveness of local climate conditions.

The Awards Celebration will be combined with the Cincinnati Design Awards on November 9.

 

 

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