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The time for “Do less harm” has passed. It’s time for the beginning of being; the beginning of a Living Future. Join us next April for Living Future 2015. We’ll explore a genuine sense of place and community as the bellwether of truly restorative design.

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Friday, April 3 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Can a Free Market Multistory Spec Office Building Be Energy Positive?

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Point Energy and Landbank recently evaluated options for achieving “net zero” at a proposed 777,000 SF development, which would be the largest yet. Alexis Karolides, Principal, Point Energy and Scott Jacobs, CEO, Landbank Investments, LLC will present real challenges faced by “even the greenest” developers. We’ll present each option’s pros, cons, costs, “greenness,” and newness relative to current buildings. In this Level 200 session, participants will assess & select best options & discuss how to address market barriers, and how society, our laws, and the marketplace, can signal us to make the right choices.

Speakers
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Scott Jacobs

CEO, Landbank
Scott is the CEO of Landbank, a third generation, family-owned commercial real estate development company. Landbank has acquired, developed, leased, managed, and provided over four million square feet of office/R&D space to leading technology companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Scott’s current focus is developing user-centric environments that are thoughtful, sustainable, amenity rich, transit served, and future ready &mdash... Read More →
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Alexis Karolides

Principal Architect, Point Energy Innovations
Ms. Karolides is Principal Architect at Point Energy Innovations, providing smart building envelope and mechanical system design to get to net zero, cost-effectively. For the previous 15 years at Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) she led programs including the Superefficient Housing Initiative, focusing on healthy, affordable housing, and Green Development Services, working with real estate developers, and institutional & commercial clients... Read More →



Friday April 3, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Cedar Room Sheraton Hotel

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