FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 24, Washington, DC — The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) and CoR Advisors® announced today plans for the 2013 Building Energy Summit (www.dcenergysummit.com), which will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC.
“The DowntownDC ecoDistrict is committed to leading the nation in energy efficiency,” said Richard H. Bradley, executive director of the DowntownDC BID. “This conference provides a valuable forum in which to educate building owners and managers on the many different energy reduction and cost saving solutions that are available and to collaborate with others for maximum effectiveness.”
The 2013 Building Energy Summit will provider building owners and managers with the tools to significantly reduce energy consumption and costs. The conference will provide an implementable roadmap for benchmarking buildings, monitoring real time energy usage, analyzing operational data, making efficient upgrades and changes, and integrating the latest technologies to significantly cut energy consumption.
The Summit will combine keynote presentations by industry leaders and energy experts, educational breakout sessions for hands-on learning, case study presentations demonstrating real projects and real results, and networking opportunities for collaborating with colleagues and solution providers. Speakers will present case studies of some of the most efficient buildings in the country.
“Based on the success of last year’s conference, we are committed to making the 2013 Summit even better,” remarked Darlene Pope, President and CEO of CoR Advisors, who will be producing the event. “We will have all the resources for education, planning, and implementation of energy efficient building solutions under one roof. This is a landmark effort of leaders from both the public and private sectors coming together for a common goal.”
The 2013 Building Energy Summit will further the efforts of the ecoDistrict in supporting the “Better Buildings Challenge” and the “Smarter Business Challenge” in Washington, DC, in order to significantly reduce energy consumption across the city. The ecoDistrict is a model for energy efficient communities across the country.
The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) is a private non-profit organization that provides capital improvements, resources and research to help diversify the economy and enhance the Downtown experience for all. The Downtown ecoDistrict was launched in 2011 to strengthen Downtown’s competitiveness in the commercial real estate market. As a catalyst, facilitator and thought leader, the DowntownDC BID promotes public/private partnerships to create a remarkable urban environment. For more information, visit www.DowntownDC.org or follow on Twitter @downtowndcbid.
CoR Advisors® specializes in providing intelligent building technologies and energy efficient solutions that lower operating expenses, reduce environmental impact, and improve the overall occupant experience in commercial and corporate properties. CoR Advisors® provides professional education and consulting services to help commercial real estate owners evaluate and implement best practices in smart building technologies, energy management programs, and sustainable business practices. The DowntownDC BID has selected CoR Advisors® as a key Energy Ally to assist building owners and managers with their energy management and smart building programs. For more information, visit www.coradvisors.net.
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Karyn G. Le Blanc
Director of Communications
DowntownDC Business Improvement District
202-661-7560, office | 202-497-4572, cell
President and CEO