Who: The symposium will target subject matter experts, leaders and decision makers, such as: Planners, Architects, Preservation Organizations, Federal and Local Government Organizations, Developers and Green Building experts.
What: This is the fourth in a series of symposia and will explore:
- Green Historic Preservation issues relevant to the West Coast as well as national successes and lessons.
- The policy framework that communities need to promote and encourage data collection and other metrics for quantifying the value of building reuse.
- Metrics for Energy Efficiency
- Programs, Tools, and Partnerships
- Rating Systems
- Policy Town Hall
- High-Speed Rail and Transit-Oriented Development
- Healthy, Equitable Homes
- Economic Development
Why: Attendees will engage in facilitated dialog on key issues, incentives, challenges and policy changes needed to successfully green historic communities. EPA will use feedback from the symposium series to compile a final report of recommendations for federal and state agencies.
Going to USGBC Greenbuild 2012? Come to San Francisco a day early and join us for the Green Historic Preservation Symposium, conveniently located at the Intercontinental Hotel, close to Greenbuild events!