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Mayor Kasim Reed to Deliver Better Buildings "State of the Challenge"

Post Date:06/19/2014 7:45 AM
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Mayor’s Office of Communications 
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Carlos Campos, Interim Director 
404-330-6558, office 
404-617-5073, cell  
Aaron Bastian, Communications and Project Manager
404-335-1962, office
404-272-3984, cell


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Mayor Kasim Reed to Deliver Better Buildings "State of the Challenge"


Mayor Kasim Reed
Sarah Zaleski, United States Department of Energy
Crystal Edmonson, Atlanta Business Chronicle
Central Atlanta Progress, Midtown Alliance, and Livable Buckhead
Thế giới cá Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge participants


Mayor Kasim Reed will provide a progress report of the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge, including details of the program’s expansion and successes within the city. Mayor Reed will be joined by senior officials from the U.S. Department of Energy.


Thursday, June 19th, 2014
Networking: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.;
Remarks from Mayor Reed - 5:15 p.m.;
Thế giới cá Panel Discussion and Reception: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.


Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30305

 NOTE:  In addition to a keynote from the Mayor, there will be a panel discussion featuring representatives from some of the most influential stakeholders in the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge. In an effort to identify best practices for energy efficient programs in Atlanta, panelists include representatives from each step of the implementation process and are as follows:

• Asset – Bill Hollett, Senior Vice President, Cousins Properties;
• Leasing – Chris Ahrenkiel, Senior Director, Tishman Speyer;
• Property Manager – Dyron Dinsmore, Senior Property Manager, Parkway Realty;
• Tenant – Bill Morrison, LEED AP, Vice President Operations, Skanska;
• Engineer – Rodger Rose, Head Engineer, Hines.

Crystal Edmonson, Broadcast Editor for the Atlanta Business Chronicle and host of the weekly television program BIZ on 11 Alive, will moderate the event and panel discussion.

Closing remarks will be provided by Sarah Zaleski with the United States Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

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