Author Robert Watson, GreenerBuildings.com Editor, industry leader and LEED’s “founding father,” will provide analysis of key green building trends. This report is an integrated assessment of the land, water, energy, material and indoor environmental impacts of the LEED for New Construction (LEED NC), Core & Shell (LEED CS) and Existing Building (LEED EB) standards.
Also in this live, fast-paced webcast, Diversey President & CEO Ed Lonergan will provide a business perspective on the role LEED certification can play in helping companies achieve long-term and sustainable growth through responsible facility management. He will provide insights and give examples of Diversey’s progress in improving the sustainability of its global facilities while partnering with its customers to help them do the same.
About the Report:
The Green Building Market & Impact Report 2010 explores how, and how much, commercial green buildings live up to their name — that is, that they are engendering demonstrable energy and environmental improvement. The findings are both encouraging and cautionary. Overall, LEED buildings are making a major impact in reducing the overall environmental footprint of individual structures. However, significant additional progress is possible and indeed necessary on both the individual building level and in terms of market penetration if LEED is to contribute in a meaningful way to reducing the environmental footprint of buildings in the U.S. and worldwide.
Findings from this landmark survey include:
- LEED 2010 & Global Green Building Market Trends
- Worldwide impacts of LEED on
- LEED Market Trends
- Land Use Impacts
- Water Efficiency Impacts
- Energy Impacts
- Materials Impacts
- Indoor Environmental Quality
- And more…
Robert Watson, GreenerBuildings.com Executive Editor
A pioneer of the modern green building movement for 25 years, Rob Watson is the Executive Editor of GreenBiz Group’s GreenerBuildings.com, the one-stop website for the green design, construction and operation of commercial and institutional buildings.
Described by Thomas Friedman as “One of America’s best environmental minds,” Watson also serves as the chairman, CEO & Chief Scientist of the EcoTech International Group, which helps clients around the world achieve cost-effective high performance green buildings through design, technology and operations.
Under Rob’s direction as the “Founding Father of LEED” and as its national Steering Committee Chairman between 1994 and 2005, the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system became the most widespread and fastest-growing standard by which green buildings are measured worldwide.
President/Chief Executive Officer
Edward F. Lonergan has served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Diversey since February 2006. Lonergan has also served as director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Holdings since February 2006. Prior to joining Diversey, Lonergan had more than 25 years of experience in the consumer products industry, most recently serving as President of the European region for The Gillette Company from May 2002 until January 2006. He was employed from 1981 to April 2002 by The Procter & Gamble Company, where he held a variety of responsibilities including most recently Customer General Management assignments in Europe and the United States. Lonergan graduated from Union College of New York in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
Joel Makower, Executive Editor, GreenBiz.com
Joel is Executive Editor of GreenBiz.com and author of "Strategies for the Green Economy," among other books. For more than 20 years, he has been a well-respected voice on business, the environment, and the bottom line. The Associated Press has called Joel "the guru of green business practices."