9:15 a.m.

The Green Guide for Health Care—A Tool for High-Performance Healing Environments

Robin Guenther, AIA

Architect

Guenther 5 Architects

9:35 a.m.

Building Green and Integrating Nature: Rikshospitalet University Hospital in Oslo, Norway

Knut Bergsland, AIA

Senior Advisor

Hospital Planning Department

SINTEF Health Research

10:00 a.m.

General Discussion

10:20 a.m.

Break

SESSION II:
THE CASE FOR GREEN BUILDINGS PART I: ECONOMICS, ETHICS, AND EMPLOYMENT

Scope: This session will consider some of the benefits for building green by looking at research data in economics and the social sciences. The main question centers around how industry and society value buildings both in the short- and long-term.

Moderator:

Alexis Karolides, M.Arch. Roundtable member

10:50 a.m.

The Financial Implications of Health and Productivity Gains in Green Commercial, Public, and Education Buildings

Gregory Kats, M.B.A.

Principal

Capital E

11:20 a.m.

Building Green and Ethics

John Poretto, B.S.

President

Sustainable Business Solutions



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