The Greenbuild Residential Summit offers two days of information sessions, networking, and sharing of best practices. This year’s summit features 15 educational sessions and two in-depth keynote panel presentations. Register:

Thursday, Nov. 12

8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

  • Keynote: Greening Our New-Housing Stock

10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

  • Green Homebuilding by Design—A Systems Approach
  • Lessons Learned From the LEED for Homes Midrise Multifamily Pilot
  • Building Affordable Green Homes: Goals,Strategies, and Proven Performance
  • Beyond Platinum—The Future of Sustainable Building
  • Rainwater Harvesting for Dry Climates

2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Build Tight—A Thermal Bypass Primer
  • Applying Home Energy Audit Results for the Most Value
  • Marketing Green in the Real World—How It Works
  • Changing How the Army Builds: How Does Net-Zero-Energy Family Housing Stand Up?
  • Deep Green Energy Retrofits: The Necessary Pathway Forward

4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • From Plan to Practice: Green Results for Multifamily Portfolios
  • Bringing Green Homes Back to Reality—Practice, Policy, and Trends
  • Managing Trade Contractors on High-Performance Projects
  • Energy Star New Homes 2011: Necessary Changes, Added Benefits
  • Cutting-Edge Green Home Design: Learning From Natural Systems


9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

  • Keynote: Greening Our Existing-Housing Stock