Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 27, 2017

USEA 10th Annual Energy Supply Forum

USEA will hold its 10th Annual Energy Supply Forum in the Ballroom of the National Press Club in Washington, DC.  This annual gathering brings together the country’s top energy industry and policy leaders to examine the current state of energy exploration and production, electricity generation, and global and domestic fuel supply.

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House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Coal Leasing & Social Cost of Carbon

The House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will host a legislative hearing on several bills including:

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Introducing Risk-Informed, Performance-Based Nuclear Safety

As part of its nuclear energy roundtable series, the Global America Business Institute (GABI) is pleased to host Dr. Prasad Kadambi, Founder and Director of Kadambi Engineering Consultants, a nuclear safety consultancy practice in the U.S. and India.

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Natural Gas Roundtable with INGAA Chair Diane Leopold

The Natural Gas Roundtable is pleased to announce that INGAA Chair Diane Leopold will be the guest speaker at the next luncheon. Leopold is an executive vice president of Richmond, Virginia-based Dominion Energy, and is the president and chief executive officer of the company’s Gas Infrastructure Group, the entity responsible for natural gas service to 2.3 million homes and businesses in five states; 15,000 miles of natural gas transmission, storage and gathering pipeline; 1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas storage systems; and retail energy and related services for 1.3 million customer accounts in 13 states.

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Green Drinks DC with Up Top Acres and Old Bust Head Brewing

Green Drinks DC is thrilled to be partnering with Up Top Acres. These folks are some of the most interesting and innovative green-trepreneurs we have met.

Old Bust Head Brewing Company will be providing ice cold beverages for this awesome event.

Register now for an evening cocktail hour 13 stories above the streets of DC overlooking Nationals Stadium.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

2017 Resilient Virginia Annual Conference

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EPA Hearing on RFS Proposal

The U.S. EPA has announced plans to hold a public hearing Aug. 1 in Washington, D.C., for its recently released rule to set 2018 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard, along with the 2019 RVO for biomass-based diesel.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

August Green Business Roundtable

August Green Business Roundtable – Environmental Performance, Risk Management and Finance Strategies

Companies are more focused on environmental performance and risk management than ever before. Yet it is the increasing ability to measure and place a value on such performance that is diversifying corporate responses to things like climate change and creating new approaches and innovations in green finance. The round table discussion will go in to climate-related risk disclosure standards and the next generation of corporate energy and green finance strategies.

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Success in Commercial Interior Retrofits: Spotlight on Hogan Lovells DC

How does an international law firm complete a LEED Gold, phased in-place renovation of 400,000 sf across nine floors in just five years?

An anchor tenant of Hines’ Columbia Square since 1987, Hogan Lovells’ goal for its US headquarters was to transform its DC office into the workplace of the future. With Hines’ support and a strong consultant team that included Gensler, Dewberry, SBLD, Cerami, Davis Construction, and Sustainable Building Partners; Hogan Lovells emphasized change management, sustainability, and operations strategies to create a place for its attorneys and employees to be proud of. During this presentation, you will learn about:

  • The real value and opportunity that can come from partnering with building ownership to remake an existing building rather than relocate
  • Hogan Lovells’ real estate and sustainability strategy in DC, and how their recent work is translating across the firm
  • The process of designing for a “one team worldwide,” community, live/work ethos expressed in formal and informal meeting areas, access to daylight, visual connectivity, and ergonomic workspaces
  • The benefits of certifying a large, phased commercial office project under the LEED-CI rating system utilizing the USGBC’s master site, campus guidance application
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Friday, August 25, 2017

Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown’s 8th Annual Sustainability Fair

Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is pleased to announce its eighth annual Sustainability Fair, to be held on Friday, August 25th from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the hotel’s Colonnade Room.

The event showcases the eco-efforts of many DC-based organizations as well as the hotel’s own green program. Fairmont’s Sustainability Fair is free and open to the public. Guests will be treated to honey tastings from the hotel’s rooftop hives, and each guest will be entered to win some great prizes. Many of the participants bring complimentary samples for attendees such as baked goods and energy saving light bulbs.

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