Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

November 17, 2010 17:52 ET

Some of the Coolest 'Green Building' Technology to Be Showcased in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2010) -

Attention: Architects, Builders, Property Managers, Sustainability Officers, Green Agents and Brokers (green real estate)

Attend a full day seminar and earn 6.5 AIA LEARNING UNIT CREDITS (HSW/SD) and 3.5 USGBC GBCI CREDITS.

Hosted by the Louisiana Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the event will showcase some of the most sophisticated green building solutions from Canada.

When: Wednesday December 8th, 2010

Complimentary breakfast and lunch provided. Seating is limited.

Where: West Baton Rouge Conference Centre, Plantation Room 2750 North Westport Drive Port Allen, Louisiana 70767

"It's important that we have the knowledge of the latest green building technology, and we are looking forward to seeing some of the latest innovations being offered by Canadian companies and how they could benefit projects in our area," says Stephen Maher, President-Elect of the AIA Chapter.

Two of the products to be showcased in the afternoon are of particular interest – a modular floor system made of recycled steel that is impervious to moisture, mold, and termites; and a device that cuts residential hot water costs by up to 40 per cent.

Seminar Fee: AIA Members: By December 2 - $150.00 After December 2 - $175.00

Non-AIA Members: By December 2 - $225.00 After December 2 - $250.00

To Register: Questions or information: Kathy Lachney or Janet Simoneaux at 225-387 5579, KathyLachney@aiala.com; JanetSimoneaux@aiala.com.

Program at-a-glance

8:00 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:15 a.m. Ventilated Rainscreen For Improved Moisture Management - 1 HSW/SD - COSELLA DORKEN

9:20 a.m. Designing with Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) - 1 USGBC & 1 HSW/SD - AMVIC Building System

10:25 p.m. Steel Yourself - Special Use Doors and Frames - 1 HSW/SD – AMBICO

11:30 p.m. Enhancing Sustainable Design With Retractable Screening - 1 HSW/SD - PHANTOM SCREENS

12:35 p.m. Networking Lunch

1:35 p.m. Drain Water Heat Recovery - 1.5 USGBC & 1.5 HSW/SD – RENEWABILITY

2:40 p.m. Green Building with Steel Floor Joist Systems - 1 USGBC & 1 HSW/SD - I-SPAN

Contact Information

  • Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
    Priscilla Prias
    1-416-218-3353
    pprias@cmhc.ca