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3rd Energy Efficiency Innovation Seminar: Sustainable Architecture/Green Building Technologies

October 23, 2012 at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Networking Reception to follow.

We encourage you to register at: gaccom.org/en/innovationseminars
For more information please contact: Justin Flaxbart at Flaxbart@gaccom.org or (312) 644-3369

To inspire the next generation of architects and engineers, the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Inc. (GACCoM) is organizing the Energy Efficiency Innovation Seminars: Sustainable Architecture/Green Building Technologies series at four Midwestern universities. A select group of leading German companies from the field of architecture and green building technologies will present their latest innovative products and reference projects which incorporate energy efficient solutions. The seminar will also include a presentation by an Alumni of GACCoM’s Transatlantic Program-Young Technology Leaders (TAP-YTL). These young leaders from the field of Sustainable Architecture and Engineering will report on their experience of energy efficient technology and services during their TAP-YTL program in Germany and how it has influenced them and their work in the United States.

German Expert Speaker: Dr. Frank Heinlein, Director of Strategic Management at the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) and Director, Business Communications at Werner Sobek Group will provide an overview of the green building industry in Germany and also present on the DGNB’s ‘Certification System’ for buildings, the German equivalent of the US Green Building Council’s LEED certification program, that has gained broad acceptance in Europe, as well as in Asia and South America.

Presenting German Companies

Ebert & Baumann Consulting Engineers is a leader in sustainable and energy efficient building solutions for the US and international market. Their services cover the entire life cycle of buildings: energy audits and feasibility studies, energy modeling, MEP design, commissioning, and monitoring of the performance and of buildings and systems.

WILO SE is one of the leading manufacturers of pumps and pump systems for heating, ventilation and air conditioning, water supply, sewage disposal and wastewater treatment. Wilo high-efficiency pumps represent on average, an 80% energy savings over traditional fixed-speed pumps.

3rd Energy Innovation Seminar Poster (PDF 1.1MB)


October 23, 2012
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm