AIA|LA & The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability presents - “Improving the Energy and Water Efficiency of Existing Buildings”
When
Where
Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
ZGF ARCHITECTS LLP, 515 South Flower Street, Suite 3700, Los Angeles, CA 90071
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AIA|LA & The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability presents - “Improving the Energy and Water Efficiency of Existing Buildings”


When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 (3:00 PM - 4:30 PM)

Where: ZGF ARCHITECTS LLP, 515 South Flower Street, Suite 3700, Los Angeles, CA 90071


“Improving the Energy and Water Efficiency of Existing Buildings”
Los Angeles is making significant progress in becoming a more sustainable and resilient city. As per a City Council Motion, the City is working with stakeholders to create innovative and practical solutions that cut energy and water waste, boost the local economy, reduce harmful pollution, and promote equity across the city. Over the past few months there have been a series of stakeholder meeting to help develop a package of policies for existing buildings

The City would like to hear from architects in the community to get your ideas and feedback. 

GUEST SPEAKERS:
Hilary Firestone, MPA, LEED AP
Senior Project Manager, Energy Efficiency - Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles 
Hilary Firestone is a member of Mayor Garcetti’s sustainability team through the City Energy Project, a national initiative to create healthier and more prosperous American cities by improving the efficiency of buildings. Hilary is currently working on a comprehensive strategy to reduce energy and water consumption in the city’s existing buildings. Prior to relocating to Los Angeles, Hilary was a Policy Advisor in the New York City Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability for five-and-a-half years. There she worked on energy and green building initiatives and served as the New York representative to the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. She graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, and completed her Master of Public Administration at Columbia University.

Walker Wells, AICP, LEED AP
Vice President of Programs and Director of the Green Urbanism Program - Global Green USA
Walker Wells is Vice President of Programs and Director of the Green Urbanism Program for Global Green USA, a national non-profit organization headquartered in Santa Monica. He works with cities, neighborhoods, and community development organizations across the country to further green building and sustainable development practices through technical guidance, stakeholder facilitation, and the development of innovative polices and programs. Mr. Wells is a 2013 Fulbright Fellow with the Royal Institute of Technology Urban Planning Program in Stockholm, a 2012 Pritzker Fellow at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, and co-author of the 2007 book Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing.
He is a certified urban planner, a LEED Accredited Professional.
Mr.Urban Planner for the City of Malmo, Sweden.