BIT Building Best Practice Boot Camp

BIT Building is a simple sustainable building operations program for all building types, currently in beta phase. This training provides sustainability professionals, real estate professionals, and O&M personnel with detailed information about this new framework for advancing basic sustainability best practices across all building sectors.

The BIT Building Best Practice Boot Camp is designed to help current and prospective BIT users be successful in optimizing the performance of the buildings they touch.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the BIT Building Program, including how it relates to other green building operations and maintenance standards and certifications
  • Understand the details associated with each of BIT’s 16 sustainable operations and maintenance best practices
  • Explain how to establish performance baselines for energy, water, and waste metrics and track ongoing improvement
  • Recommend how buildings can engage with BIT Building to achieve sustainability and performance outcomes

SPEAKER
Jenny Carney, LEED Fellow, President, BIT Building
Jenny is a Principal at YR&G, and President of the non-profit developing the BIT Building Program. She’s been working in the realm of sustainability in the built environment since 2004– pivoting from her early work as a field ecologist.

Jenny oversees YR&G project work related to enhancing the performance of existing buildings–including performance-based benchmarking, corporate sustainability programming and reporting, and LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (LEED-EBOM) certification. Jenny has extensive experience helping clients engage key stakeholders–gaining their support, while also developing meaningful sustainability goals and strategies based on technical analysis and real world constraints.

Jenny has been deeply involved in the development of the LEED-EBOM Rating System, dating back to the initial pilot phase in 2004. She has served as a primary author of the v2.0, v2008, v2009, and v4 Reference Guides, and helped shape the evolution of the program through her work on various USGBC committees. She recently completed terms as the Chair of the Sustainable Sites Technical Advisory Group (SS TAG) and a member of the USGBC Technical Committee. Her current industry involvement includes serving as member of the SITES Technical Core Committee, being the ex officio chair of the USGBC-IL Chapter’s Board of Directors, and serving as the President of a non-profit dedicated to accelerating–through the BIT Building Program–the adoption of sustainability best practices in existing buildings across markets and sectors.

Jenny frequently delivers presentations and trainings pertaining to green buildings, sustainability, LEED, and BIT Building to local, regional, national, and international audiences. Prior to joining the green building community, Jenny worked as a terrestrial ecology and climate change researcher, environmental program developer and manager, and community-based environmental outreach specialist. 

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Submitted for approval of 2 GBCI CE Hours and 2 AIA LU/HSW 

WHEN
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
3:00 – 5:00 pm 

WHERE
TBA

FEE
$30 for USGBC-MGC Members
$45 for Non-members 

REGISTER
Click here to register online!

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