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Fanney, A. H.; Whitter, K. M.; Cohn, T. B.
NIST SP 863; June 1994.
National Institute of Standards and Technology and the
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). U.S. Green
Building Conference, 1994. February 16-17, 1994,
Gaithersburg, MD, Fanney, A. H.; Whitter, K. M.;
Traugott, A. E.; Simon, L. N., Editor(s)(s), 150 pp,
Available from: National Technical Information Service
Order number: PB94-206364
This report constitutes the proceedings of the Green
Building Conference held in Gaithersburg, Maryland,
February 16-17, 1994. The conference was co-sponsored
by the National Institute of Standards and Technology
(NIST) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Over 450 individuals attended the conference
representing building product manufacturers, building
owners and managers, environmental groups, utilities,
contractors, builders, architects, engineers, and the
local, state, and the federal governments. The
conference provided an opportunity to acquire practical,
useful information on green buildings, resources, and
guidelines. The conference commenced with welcoming
remarks from David Gottfried, USGBC President and Samuel
Kramer, Associate Director of NIST. Cathy Zoi from the
White House Office of Environmental Policy gave the
keynote address entitled "Green Buildings - The White
House Perspective." The remainder of the conference
focused on the following topics: (*) International
Activities: A presentation of assessment methodologies
and performance criteria for green buildings in Canada,
the United Kingdom, and the United States; (*) U.S.
Activities: An overview of the leading national
non-profit organizations and government agencies
involved in the development of green building programs,
standards, and educational resources; (*) Exemplary
Green Buildings: A presentation of green building case
studies, including residential, commercial, and
institutional structures; (*) Current and Future
Technology Needs: A discussion of current and promising
new technologies in the areas of building materials,
lighting, and indoor air quality.
NIST Green Building Program.
Hill, J. E.