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June 26 @ 8:54 am


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The Clean Energy Act: DC’s New Building Performance Standards & Goals for the Built Environment

May 6 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am


As a national leader in addressing climate change, the District of Columbia has enacted the “nation’s most ambitious climate law”, the Energy Performance Standards (BEPS).

Join this session to learn how this changes the development landscape in DC, and the smart, savvy and affordable strategies and technologies leading developers, architects and engineers are incorporating into their projects to meet current standards and future-proof.  The session will also cover what financial and structural resources are currently available and being contemplated and investigated by the government and private sector.

The following topics will be discussed:

Topic 1: New & Existing Green Building Resources
David Epley, Green Building Manager, DCRA

Topic 2: DC’s Building Energy Performance Standards: Lessons from the Field
Kim Pexton, Director, Paladino & Company
Faculty, Masters in Real Estate Program (MPRE)

John Miller & Jessica Pitts, Co-Founders & Principals, Flywheel Development, LLC

Topic 3: Projected Impact on Pro-Formas
Kim Pexton, Director, Paladino & Company
Faculty, Masters in Real Estate Program (MPRE)

Ryan Lepine, Senior Financial Analyst, WC Smith

Refreshments will be provided.